Five Languages From Spain You Never Knew Existed

Alice Corr | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Corr

Spain, known as the land of sol, siestas and sangría, is less well known for the diversity of its linguistic heritage. Though most people could probably identify Basque and Catalan as languages spoken in Spain, the Iberian Peninsula is home to a number of minority languages and dialects you've probably never heard of.

Top Sights in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, South India

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy Dhaliwal

For centuries dating as far back as 3000 BC, India would've been regarded as not so much a country, but more a collection of evolving kingdoms and sprawling empires. Each with their own ruling dynasties, customs, culture, cuisine and fashion. The nation may be unified as one nowadays, but the remnants of this land's rich and diverse heritage still lives on.

Brazilians Speak Portuguese - Not Spanish!

Mark Hillary | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hillary

Whisper it, but Brazilians speak Portuguese - not Spanish. It's a common mistake...Despite the belief of many English speakers that everyone around the world uses English, it is not common to find very many people who can use it well in Brazil.

With All Eyes On Brazil, How Easy Is It to Move There?

Mark Hillary | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hillary

Welcome to 2014. It's the year that the spotlight of the world will focus in on Brazil as we enter the final countdown to the FIFA World Cup in June and July. Many reports on issues such as the stadium construction have been far from positive, but as we all know, the media is rarely positive before any major sporting event...

The Museum of Images in Braga, Portugal

Stuart Forster | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

The Museum of Images, with its rust coloured, three storey facade, seems almost too small to warrant a visit. But exteriors are to museums what covers are to books. Judging the contents by them would be a mistake.

Planet Appetite: Mercy Hotel - Elevated Boutique Luxury in Lisbon, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Situated in a premium location between Lisbon's Chiado and Bairro Alto districts, the Mercy Hotel's 47 rooms are designed by renowned Portuguese archi...

Leaving London For a New Way Of Life in Goa

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy Dhaliwal

This month I'm planning bus trips to a spice plantation, three historical Hindu temples, a famous waterfall called Dudhsagar Falls and the town of Old Goa; where I'm told I can join an excursion to see crocodiles.

Learning German and Portuguese Could Help Get Our Economy Back on Track

Tom Wadsworth | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Politics
Tom Wadsworth

Having a generation of kids who can communicate easily with our traditional trading partners in Germany and France, and newer markets like Brazil, Russia, India and China (the BRICs), will help put the UK economy on a much stronger long-term footing.