What Traveling Really Means

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! πŸ™‚ ) Hello, first signs of winter! I sat down this evening and logged on to this blog for the first time in nearly four months. I didn’t mean to be gone for so long, or to…

The Agonies Of A Translator

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! πŸ™‚ ) How much time can you spend agonizing over two words? The answer may both surprise and amuse you.  If you are or know a translator, you will know that this time can go up to…

What Being A Digital Nomad Really Means

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! πŸ™‚ ) Picture this. You’re sitting in a coffee shop. You’re sipping your coffee, staring absent-mindedly out the window and mulling over some decision or problem that certainly won’t matter one month from now. You glance down…

3 Things You Can Learn From Free Online Webinars

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. πŸ™‚ ) This week, something odd happened. Amidst a schedule jam-packed with classes, social appointments, and to-dos, I actually found some free time. So what did I do? I lay on the couch and stared off into space. Then I clicked around…

How to Stop Wasting Time

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! πŸ™‚ ) Hello, fellow procrastinator. This is not your average “how to” post. I’m not going to tell you to read emails while brushing your teeth, buy agendas or download calendars. I’m not going to…

The Crossed Wires of Traveling

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! πŸ™‚ ) Everywhere we look, everyone wants to travel. Billboards advertise smiling families slipping down a water slide in an amusement park underneath a cloudless sky. The internet is practically bursting with travel bloggers, influencers, ambassadors,…