Welcome to 2019. THE year. We have finally arrived. We have earned the right to say we are leaving to travel the world THIS YEAR. That’s exhilarating and terrifying. Being on this side of the year makes all the difference, as it’s finally beginning to feel real. We’re doing this. And there’s still so much to do!
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World travel exposes individuals to new countries, new cultures, and new languages. It’s all very exciting, but it can also be mildly terrifying – especially if you’re facing a language barrier.
If you’re a native English speaker, congratulations! There are a lot of countries that speak English, if only partially. After all, English is widely recognized as the most powerful language in the world.
For those who have learned English as a second language, I also congratulate you; English is one of the hardest languages to learn with its subtle nuances, quirks, and exceptions. Most who speak English natively don’t even speak it properly, and we’re constantly studying it throughout our lives. Truly, I commend you; I don’t envy that undertaking. Continue reading “Should You Learn a Language to Travel?”