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.
Here are some of the best Russian shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and YouTube in the US as of August 28, 2023. If you’re not in the US, click the title to check if the show is available in your country.
Interested in learning Spanish in Mexico? Trying to choose a Spanish immersion program can be overwhelming. Here are 11 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.
November 2022 update: Most schools are back to offering in-person as well as virtual classes. Masks are still commonly worn in Mexico, and many schools still have mask mandates. Check with the school about current availability of homestays.
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.
The best Spanish podcasts not only improve your listening comprehension but provide content that genuinely enriches your life.
After 30 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 10 items needed for a trip, you’ll wonder how you lived without them!