Is One Language Ever Really Enough?

With more than 350 languages spoken in the United States, many children grow up speaking two different languages. Children raised learning dual languages face unique challenges, but they likewise benefit from certain special advantages, ones that far outweigh the disadvantages of learning more than one language. Disadvantages Let’s analyze some common disadvantages and misconceptions surrounding […]

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Happy Holidays Around the World

The winter holidays are just around the corner, and everyone is getting ready. Many Americans take Christmas in particular extremely seriously (just look at that Starbucks cup scandals). But how are Christmas and other winter holidays celebrated around the world? In David Sedaris’s hilarious essay about Christmas in the Netherlands, he learns that the Dutch […]

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Global Street Festivals Guaranteed To Be Worth The Trip

Get your bucket list ready. For any world traveler, the goal is always to find those not-to-be-missed, once-in-a-lifetime, can’t-get-anywhere-else experiences. Local street festivals are the perfect places to find those moments. A city comes together to celebrate a national holiday, exciting new music, a cultural tradition, or maybe just a giant food fight. Whatever it […]

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