First held in 1930, the FIFA World Cup has been held every 4 years (with a brief hiatus during the 1940s) and is one of the world's most widely watched - and most widely anticipated - sporting events. Countries all over the world take part in the tournament, including many in the Europe in a… Continue reading How to say WORLD CUP in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
First published in the 1950s, J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy is considered one of the greatest literary works of all time - with very good reason! Set in the lands of Middle Earth and detailing the quest of Frodo Baggins to destroy the One Ring, Tolkien's epic is filled with… Continue reading How to say THE LORD OF THE RINGS in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
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!