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The travel industry has made several changes to save costs in recent times. Some like using more fuel-efficient planes do not affect consumers that much. Others like reducing staff have made the experience worse for consumers.
I like learning foreign languages. Over time, I have tried to learn ten languages and have become reasonably conversant in four languages. Through trial and error, I have found these 12 tips for making learning more fun and rapid.
Check out my collection of the Best Australia and New Zealand Travel Quotes and discover why this far-off corner of the world impressed me more than expected. Both countries feel geographically like the Western United States populated and governed by boisterous Canadians. (To me, the perfect combination)
Failed to Learn Spanish Before? Want to Speak Spanish Confidently? Take Fifty Plus Nomad’s Exclusive Intensive One-on-One Spanish Course
Introducing Fifty-Plus Nomad Spanish and English classes in my home in Merida, Mexico or online . Come learn Spanish or English using the same techniques used by polyglots. (Generally you should plan on studying Spanish with me, or under my gudance for 100 to 300 hours).
When I was younger being charged more for things than locals used to piss me off. Now I simply acknowledge it as part of traveling and living in third-world countries. I find the less it bothers me the less I attract aggressive vendors, too.
I have loved Spanish ever since my first day in Spanish class in 1982. I hope these quotes will show you why i love it so much and inspire you to learn this beautiful language.
Eastern Europe is my favorite part of Europe. I spent around 3 months traveling in Eastern Europe. I was enamored by the region’s food, culture, and exoticness. These quotes will help you understand why the region holds such allure for me.
Probably my favorite travel stories come from spending a year and a half as a volunteer English as a Foreign Language teacher in Kaliningrad. It was a wild, once-in-a-lifetime experience that shaped a lot of who I am today.
Roberta Rich wrote this article about staying in love motels in Mexico during her annual drive from Vancouver to Colima, Mexico. She stayed in these motels because they were the only places she could find that allowed dogs.
This post offers a few simple tips to avoid problems with travel safety and money issues while traveling.
Discover 10 tips to help you avoid being ripped off or worse (I was once kidnapped) while using taxis or tuk-tuks.
Rick Steves has perhaps helped make European travel a reality for more Americans than probably anyone else. I admire and refer to him frequently. However, his audience is very specific. Many Fifty-Plus Nomads do not share the same attributes as Rick Steves’ audience.
Here are the Fifty Plus Nomad’s top twelve tips for finding a good restaurant, avoiding problems with your bill, and tipping appropriately.
I love learning and teaching languages. I think more expats and long-term travelers would share my passion if they learned a foreign language in a small school abroad while living with a local family.
Every long-term traveler regardless of the budget will occasionally suffer from travel fatigue . I deal with it by slowing down, staying in my hotel for a day or two, or scheduling some new activities.
Here is my collection of the best Japan and China travel quotes. I don’t know China as well as I’d like; but, I have a special place in my heart from all things Japanese after spending the best summer of my life there as an exchange student in 1979….