Literal Translations of Common Phrases Used in Europe

Literal Translations of Common Phrases Used in Europe

Most of us are familiar with idioms commonly used in the English language. In fact, many of these are so common that we intuitively know exactly what they mean without having to think twice. “That costs an arm and a leg.” “Time to hit the hay.” “It’s raining cats and...
The History of Translation Part 3: The Renaissance

The History of Translation Part 3: The Renaissance

Coming immediately after and overlapping slightly with the Middle Ages was the Renaissance period. Meaning “rebirth” in French, the Renaissance period lived up to its name. From approximately 1300 to 1600, civilization saw a notable increased interest in scholarly...
Food Terminology from Around the World

Food Terminology from Around the World

One of the greatest joys in traveling is to partake in all that different cultures from around the world have to offer. But even if you’re not traveling at this particular time, you can still savor the cultural diversity of people from around the world by indulging in...
Learn A New Common Greeting For Your Next International Trip

Learn A New Common Greeting For Your Next International Trip

One of the first words that most people learn when they start to study a new language is “hello.” That’s not too surprising. After all, here in the US that’s typically the first word we use when we meet a new person as well. But there are actually many ways of...
How Mobile Apps Grow Using Localization

How Mobile Apps Grow Using Localization

Technologically speaking, we’ve come a long way in the last 25 years. It may be hard to believe, but the Internet has only been widely used since 1995. Yet in that length of time between then and now, not only have we fully embraced the World Wide Web, we’ve also...