In Search of More Multilingual Vocabulary & Verb Conjugation Lists

Learning French , Learning Other Languages

In my never-ending search for websites that provide multilingual vocabulary lists for comparative study, I came across Poliglottus last week. They have two main sections: Basic Vocabulary of 1,300 words in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian and Basic Verb Forms in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Sardinian.  Yes, Sardinian! You choose two languages, […]

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Christmas Wonderland in Michigan’s Little Bavaria

Learning Other Languages , Michigan , North American Culture

Every time I come back to Michigan, whether it’s in December or not, I have to go to Frankenmuth and Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland. Originally settled by Lutheran immigrants from Franconia, Frankenmuth today is nicknamed Little Bavaria and is probably Michigan’s most popular tourist attraction. The city itself is rather small (2.8 square miles with 4,600 […]

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Tastes and Tours of the French Alps

Annecy, Chambéry & France

The following is a guest post by Cynthia Caughey Annet, an American who also lives in Chambéry. She is the author of, a blog full of great videos, photos, recipes, travel tips, and observations on expat life in France and the French Alps. Looking for unique gifts this holiday season? Does your spouse, best friend or […]

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