Watching popular German TV shows online is an excellent way to gain cultural fluency while honing vocabulary and listening skills. Luckily for language learners, Netflix and Amazon Prime are quickly adding German TV series to their streaming lineups.
Love to explore unique bookstores when you travel? Add to your bookshop bucket list with the best bookstores in the world as chosen by professional travel bloggers (and bibliophiles).
YouTube’s become an indispensable free Spanish learning resource. Short YouTube videos are better for a learner’s concentration span than Spanish-language movies or TV shows.
Watching popular Russian TV shows helps you improve vocabulary and listening while learning about the culture. Luckily for language learners, Netflix and Amazon Prime are now adding many Russian TV series to their streaming lineups.
Here are some of the best Russian shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and YouTube in the US as of November 8, 2021. If you’re not in the US, click the title to check if the show is available in your country. Watch them while you can, because content disappears as licensing agreements expire.
Interested in learning Spanish in Mexico? Trying to choose a Spanish immersion program can be overwhelming. Here are 12 of the best Spanish schools in Mexico, broken down by region. These are all programs I’m personally familiar with, or that have outstanding reputations.
May 2020 update: Don’t let current travel restrictions keep you from studying Spanish. Ask the schools you’re interested in about virtual courses. They are all adapting their offerings now so you can learn online.
These Netflix documentaries about travel will pacify your wanderlust between trips as you explore the world from the comfort of your couch.
Watching Spanish-language movies on Netflix is a great way to practice vocabulary and listening skills. Spanish films also allow you to learn about other cultures and gain exposure to different accents and slang.
Getting hooked on a binge-worthy Spanish TV show is a great way to improve your vocabulary and listening skills. You also learn about other cultures and gain exposure to different accents and slang.
Spanish podcasts enable you to improve your Spanish on the go. Listen at the gym and while walking, doing household chores, or driving. Spanish-language podcasts also help pass the time on plane or bus trips.
After 29 years of solo travel, I’ve developed my own unique list of essential travel items you may not find on other packing lists. Once you start using these international travel accessories, you’ll wonder how you lived without them!