Midsummer – and Summer – Traditions Around The World

shutterstock_197101205-546x350 In certain cultures, the summer solstice, or midsummer, is met with specific rituals. We asked our tutors and other language experts to share some of the summer and midsummer traditions from their cultures. Ireland “Traditionally in Ireland, St. John’s Eve (Oíche … Continue reading

Let’s Go To The Beach!

may_210x210_beach Summer is around the corner, and before you know it, we’ll all be grabbing our swimsuits, towels, and umbrellas and heading to the beach. But how would you say it in Spanish or French? If you’re craving a trip to … Continue reading

The Famous Omelet of La Mère Poulard at the Mont Saint-Michel

La Mère Poulard Mont Saint-Michel Visible leagues away from land and sea, the Mont Saint-Michel rises amidst the vast bay bearing its name, alternatively surrounded by miles of treacherous sand or fast marées (f.) (tides), giving it an aura of legend as the succeeding layers … Continue reading