Located in the Highlands of Scotland, but hidden by charms and spells so unsuspecting Muggles can't find it, Hogwarts is a school for young witches and wizards and the centre of much of the action in the Harry Potter novels. Founded between the 9th and 10th centuries, the four founders of Hogwarts also lend their… Continue reading How to say HOGWARTS in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
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How to say UNITED BY MUSIC in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Open Up (2020/2021)The Sound of Beauty (2022)United by Music (2023) "United by Music" is the official slogan of the 67th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, coming us live from Liverpool in England, United Kingdom on behalf of last year's winners, Ukraine! As every European knows, music definitely does unite! Eurovision is yearly reminder of… Continue reading How to say UNITED BY MUSIC in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
How to say WIZARD in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
A man with the ability to cast spells and use magic (for good or evil!), wizards are often portrayed as elderly, bearded and with brightly coloured robes and pointy hats - indeed, they're staple of many fantasy stories and games around the world. Stories of wizards have been around for centuries: from folklore like England's… Continue reading How to say WIZARD in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
How to say SNOWMAN in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Humanlike sculptures made from snow that are often used as a decorating motif around Christmas time, snowmen are a common sight around Europe during in the winter months - especially in countries with traditionally heavy snow fall! The beauty of a snowman is there are no hard and fast rules for what they look like… Continue reading How to say SNOWMAN in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Day trip to ARMENIA – Sevan, Dilijan, Gosh and Haghartsin | Europe in a Day
Բարի գալուստ Հայաստան – Sevanavank overlooking Lake Sevan - Source: James Scanlan Set amongst the towering peaks of the Caucasus Mountains, Armenia sits at the crossroads of continents, being considered geographically in Asia but historically and culturally European. While covering the Junior Eurovision Song Contest as press, I arranged for a group of us to… Continue reading Day trip to ARMENIA – Sevan, Dilijan, Gosh and Haghartsin | Europe in a Day