Laura Ellis

It’s All Greek to Me: 7 Great Greek Idioms

People often say ‘it’s all Greek to me’ when they don’t understand something. However, if you’re learning Greek you might just have to find a new phrase. Luckily, in Greek you can say Εἶναι γιὰ μένα κινέζικα (Íne gia ména kinézika), which means ‘it’s Chinese to me’. If you speak Chinese too, there’s always Εἶναι(…)


6 Mexican Spanish Sayings to Get Your Tongue Wagging

In the 500 or so years since Spain first began its conquest of Mexico, the Spanish language has developed into its own Mexican dialect. Influenced by Mexico’s indigenous languages, the country’s culture and the people’s surroundings, the Spanish of Mexico may have its roots in Spain, but it has taken on a life of its(…)


4 Fantastic International Schools in France

When deciding to move your family to another country your children will naturally be one of your biggest concerns. Choosing schools can be hard enough in your home country and it’s even more difficult when you have to pick from local schools, international schools or even bilingual schools. If you do decide to send to(…)