A creature so elusive, that it got one of its most widely used names from the footprints left in its wake... for centuries, stories of Bigfoot or Sasquatch have been passed down by indigenous cultures all over the United States, Asia and Australasia... and they've even been spotted in Europe too! There have been thousands… Continue reading How to say BIGFOOT in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Beautiful, colourful and fragrant, flowers have long captivated people and held a special place in our cultures. Indeed, flowers play a key part in many facets of human life including medicine, ritual, romance and even food! Across Europe there are countless traditions and superstitions connected to flowers, in particular giving them as gifts. These range… Continue reading How to say FLOWER in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Although they're a common type of plant found all over the world and most of us see them everyday (even those of us living in major cities), amazingly there is no universally agreed definition of what exactly makes a tree! With elongated stems or trunks, there are countless species of trees and some estimates suggest… Continue reading How to say TREE in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
It doesn't matter where you travel in the world, at night you'll see the stars! Immense balls of gas blazing inconceivable distances away from our planet, stars appear to us as small but bright lights in the night sky. For thousands of years they've captured the imagination of mankind and have been used for navigation,… Continue reading How to say STAR in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Broadly defined as the art of arranging sounds in time, music features in some form in every single human culture across the entire planet - including Europe! Music is a daily feature of our lives that can make us want to dance and sing, invoke some of our happiest/saddest memories and has the unique power… Continue reading How to say MUSIC in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!