Europe Language Café

7 Stages of Moving Abroad

There are several stages to moving abroad Moving abroad can be one of the most exciting and daunting prospects for any of us, the thought of making new friends and attending beach parties or experiencing a different kind of culture than back home. It sets the heart racing with the excitement! But what is equally […]Read More

5 Things Recruiters Hate

Sometimes it’s hard to specify what makes a great candidate – it’s a lot easier to let you know what doesn’t By the time you’ve finished this article you will know which things recruiters hate and that you should avoid doing when you are applying for a job. We’ve asked a real recruiter what they […]Read More

A Typical Working Week

A typical working week is definitely full of it’s ups and downs! Monday to Sunday – each day has its own difficulties that a worker has to solve.  They say that a picture speaks a thousand words – well imagine how many words a GIF must say! Here are nine very relatable GIFs to help […]Read More

Best cities to party in Europe

The best cities to party in Europe never disappoint. Which one will you choose this summer? Are you already creating your plans for your summer 2018 trip? The spring is near, the cold weather and days without sunshine are all but gone. So, the best time to make your plans is NOW! But where to […]Read More

5 Advantages Of Having A Multicultural Background

Having a multicultural background is not something to be ashamed of, in fact, it’s more of a blessing! Not many of us have been fortunate enough to have been exposed to cultures that differ from our own in neither our childhood nor adult life like someone with a multicultural background. Although the internet has helped […]Read More

Expat life: being a local and a tourist at the

Anyone who has experienced expat life will be able to confirm one thing: living abroad is a totally different world than simply travelling often and living in your own country. The tourist feeling By living abroad you sometimes feel like a tourist, especially at the beginning, because you don’t know the country and you are […]Read More

European Celebrations: 7 celebrations you never knew existed

What does the word “celebration” mean to you? Flying tomatoes? Golden retrievers? Leaping over babies..? Not all European celebrations are balloons and fireworks. There are a whole lot of festivities and celebrations in Europe which would probably baffle you. How about a fruit fight in Italy; oranges or tomatoes – choose your weapon? Sound fun? Check out […]Read More

Best expat blogs to follow in 2018

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colours. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to ou started is not the same as never leaving.” – Terry Pratchett Becoming an expat is not […]Read More

To have another language is to possess a second soul:

An inspirational quote from the past can sometimes be enough to spark an initial interest, or even lifestyle change, in someone. Equally inspirational language quotes could be just what you need when you hit “the wall” of language learning. It can be the frustration of making the same mistake over and over again or having […]Read More

Spanish stereotypes: fiestas and siestas

As with every culture, there are all kinds of Spanish stereotypes floating around the people of Spain and their traditions. You may well have heard of most of these Spanish stereotypes, but it’s always fun to go through them and maybe debunk a few. What comes to your mind when you think of Spaniards? Exactly. Stereotypes. […]Read More