Sprachcaffe Magazine: Your travel blog for adventure travel and culture

Back in October, we announced the winners of our Summer Video Contest 2015. Malta, Spain, Canada, Germany...their trip was unique and they all brought back wonderful memories from their language travel. Some of the winners of our video competition wanted to share with us their experience abroad so read on to get a glimpse of their adventures and watch their videos again!
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Flight hacks fly transatlantic cheaply
Fancy spending a week in New York City? How about visiting Washington DC, or sunny LA for a city getaway? If you are from the US, how about learning Spanish in Barcelona, or Italian in Florence? Flying to Europe or the American continent can be much cheaper if you know where to look for... Check out the advice we share with you and book your next flight to an amazing place!
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Learning a new language is a whole experience. Sometimes you will hate it, sometimes you will love it. It is hard but rewarding at the same time. And in the end, your mistakes become jokes and everything you’ve learnt will make you feel good about yourself. Whether you are a beginner or a language expert, you will find that cats’ expressions can explain a lot about the situations you were or will be in. After all, we humans are also speaking a…
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Oktoberfest in Munich - Germany
Auf zum Oktoberfest! Even though 7 million litres of beer are consumed every year during this well-known German ‘Beerfest’ in Munich, the event is still family-friendly, and open to everyone! Surprisingly, Oktoberfest isn’t only about celebrating beer. Children, families or anyone who do not hold beer close to their heart can still participate in the festivities. Read on to discover 8 ways to fully live the experience!
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Words of the Week - Sprachcaffe
Here is a colourful compilation of our Words of the Week #SCwordoftheweek. You will find a diverse collection of phrases showing you that languages are full of surprises: Some concepts, situations or emotions are difficult to put into word. A Polish person might spend 15 minutes explaining how it felt to be in a particular place, while a Japanese or Swedish person might use only one single word. It is easy to get lost into translation, take this…
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When moving to a new city or simply traveling with friends, looking for fun new adventures and out-of-the-box ideas can sometimes be hard work. One common way of meeting interesting and unique people from all over the world is to use Meetup groups. These are users-created groups which are grounded on topics ranging from language learning to extreme sports, travel groups or even knitting. Meetups are truly a great way to put yourself out there and…
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Cultural facts and traditions around the world
Living abroad does not only require learning a new language, but also adapting to a foreign culture. Each culture have its customs and traditions which can be very different- even shocking- from your own culture. In this article we are going to describe some traditions and customs from various countries which may provide you with food for thought!
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Online Resources to learn German
This is a comprehensive list of German language learning resources. It is designed to be a one-stop shop for everything you need to learn German- dictionaries, learning software, links to German language movies, radio, podcasts and much more.
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Travel Tips for Budgeting Abroad
Whether you are traveling to the next town or the next continent, for a week or for a year – we have proven that your time away does not have to break the bank! While traveling abroad is said to be an expensive undertaking there are ways to make your money go further without skimping on the adventure of your lifetime! We have compiled 10 of the most effective budgeting tips that will not only enhance your experience but will also save you the…
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Do you love flamenco and tapas? Would you like to relax all day long along the Mediterranean? Then maybe you would like to learn some basic phrases of the Spanish language to feel like a native when you speak with local people and to make you feel like a Spanish son of the Mediterranean! It would be better than keeping to your “Hola, una cerveza, por favor”…!
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