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Places to visit in your lifetime

There are endless reasons to travel, among which are better physical and mental health and a broader awareness and knowledge of different cultures. You not only get to know new places, but also make new friends and experiences. The decision of where to travel is usually very difficult since there are so many wonderful destinations around the world that are worth the time and financial effort. To help you choose where to go next, we have selected…

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Trick or treat! Did you know that Halloween is not a uniquely American holiday? It is actually celebrated all over the world! Halloween, also known as 'All Hallows Eve', is a holiday celebrated all over the world by children and adults alike the day before All Saints' Day. Halloween originated in Ireland and is a celebration of the living and the dead. While some people wear scary costumes like ghosts, goblins, and monsters, others celebrate…

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Indonesia Hikers

Inspiration can be found in very different ways. You can be inspired by anything, and often even by chance. Being observant and open-minded about the world around you will help you do that. However, should you ever have a creative dry spell, we have a few suggestions that might help you find inspiration again.

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Coliving in Malta

Coliving is the new way of living together, improving together and having fun together. The perfect option to break out of routine and creating a new creative work enviroment. Find out why you should try Coliving in Malta.

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Christmas songs are a classic once the summer comes to an end. Many are already preparing garlands, starting to look for the ideal tree and the perfect playlists for these special festivities. Everywhere in the world, we have songs to brighten up the December nights around the fireplace. Prepare a glass of anise (or hot spiced Christmas wine), we will travel the world to get to know the most beautiful Christmas songs. Are you ready?

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Beijing, China’s capital and formerly known as Peking, has become the second highest populated city in the world. This means Beijing has become a cultural capital city that has a variety and diversity of festivals. Here are some of the top festivals celebrated in Beijing every year for you!

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The European Union nominates two cities to be Cultural Capital of Europe once every year. This year their choice is the Maltese capital city of Valletta. Explore the diverse and exciting cultural program that is being set up as a celebration of Valletta’s nomination.

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London Zoo snake enclosure with Harry Potter plaque

“Hey, I’ve been there!” is something all of us have said or at least thought while watching a film. But sometimes films are shot in completely different places than we might expect. The Sprachcaffe team have gathered some interesting information about films that were shot near our Sprachcaffe language schools.

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While people in Germany’s carnival strongholds of Cologne and Mainz argue about whether they’re supposed to shout “Alaaf” or “Helau”, carnival traditions differ even more vastly around the world.

Ice and snow dominate carnival days in chilly Canada; in Venice, Piazza San Marco turns into a catwalk for masks, while New Orleans is home to colourful parades and jazz music. Read on to discover how diversely carnival is celebrated around the world…

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Christmas treats

It's well known that the Christmas holidays are a time for sharing, and what better to share than some delicious sweet treats! After baking with your partner, family or friends, these scrumptious goodies are the perfect accompaniment to a relaxed evening by the fire with Christmas music in the background. We have listed the recipes from easiest to hardest. But don’t be discouraged - the greater the challenge, the more rewarding the result!

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