Tag Archives: Afrikaans

Language Distinction: Going Dutch and Coming Back Afrikaans


In the same way that everyone knows the words to Bon Jovi’s “Living On A Prayer” without knowing how, why or where we learned the lyrics, everyone also knows that Dutch is closely related to Afrikaans (maybe some of you know “Living On A Prayer” in Dutch and Afrikaans; if that’s the case, we want(…)

Wine-Tasting Around the World (on a Budget!)


If one thing is adored across cultures, it is the undeniable delight of wine. Vineyards across the world devote themselves to producing the very best Sauvignon Blancs and Cabernets. But often times, the world of wine is also a world of prestige and privilege, and for those of us on a budget, steep prices are(…)

Six Surprisingly Bilingual Celebrities


Learning a second language is something incredibly exciting and it is also something that anyone can do. Of course, there is no way of telling just by looking at someone how many languages they speak. If you want proof of this theory then check out a few famous people you would never have guessed are(…)