October 16, 2022.Reading time 18 minutes.
I love creating new content for my blog. Over the years Life of Shal has become a reflection of my personal life and all the experiences that make up who I am. More than that, it’s become a way for me to share all of that with the World, making so many more friends online […]
February 23, 2021.Reading time 1 minute.
Travelling the world means that along the way, you’ll pick up a host of different phrases which you’ll carry with you in all your journey’s going forward. Perhaps one of the most magical words you can learn how to say in a multitude of different languages is the word: adventure. Tell the world what’s in […]
September 22, 2020.Reading time 13 minutes.
So, you’ve just finished university and you’re thinking about taking a gap year. Maybe you’ve been doing the 9 am – 5 pm corporate life for far too long and you really can’t take another meeting or boardroom drama. Then the thought strikes: why not teach abroad. You’ve heard about it… maybe even read about […]
March 4, 2020.Reading time 4 minutes.
The best way to pick up a new language is by fully immersing yourself in the culture and environment of that country… but even before then, I like to brush up on a few basic communication essentials that will help make my first few hours (or days) easier. Simple words like hello… yes… no… excuse […]
June 26, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
You leave, have an adventure then come home with a flurry of emotions. Suddenly, you just can’t seem to find the right words to capture the intensity of experiences you had and the feelings you felt. Something magical, something beautiful, something whimsical. Here are ten foreign words that come pretty close to capturing those moments […]
May 22, 2018.Reading time 1 minute.
One of the first words you’ll most likely use when meeting people while traveling is hello!