Languages

Languages are hard. I mean really hard, especially for me. Follow some of our advice for learning European languages and getting by with your bad accent. … More Languages

Budget Backpackers: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

There’s a much less sexy side to backpacking. Behind all of the kissing photos in front of the Eiffel Tower or candid photos in front of Nyhavn, Copenhagen was a lot of planning, budgeting, and constant searching for the lowest prices on food, the cheapest hostels, the best flights, and the most effecient transportation to … More Budget Backpackers: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Vagando Taco

In Spanish there is a word for which I can’t find a counter word in English. It is the verb vacilar, present participle vacilando. It does not mean vacillating at all. If one is vacilando, he is going somewhere, but does not greatly care whether or not he gets there, although he has direction … More Vagando Taco