The story of the Zabaleen – “Garbage People” who have for generations been the informal backbone of Cairo’s waste management.… Read More
The best resources we used to get good in beginner Hebrew fast, all of them cheap (and some free).… Read More
Lingvist is a fun app that teaches you sentences by getting you to put in the missing word. However, we wouldn’t recommend it for serious language study.… Read More
Korean isn’t too hard — but it was harder than I thought when I tried to learn it in late 2018! Here’s my view, as an experienced language learner, of how hard it is.… Read More
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An complete guide to Arabic coffee, including the definition of “Arabic coffee”, where to drink Arabic coffee in Egypt and the Middle East, how to make Arabic coffee at home, and an analysis of Arabic vs Turkish coffee. By obsessive coffee lovers.… Read More
Egypt is safe for women – if you’re prepared. Here’s everything we learned from three months of living in different parts of Egypt. … Read More
They’re both Semitic languages… but how similar are they? After learning to speak Arabic (and decent Hebrew) I try to answer this question in an easy-to-understand way.… Read More