Like the Ford Model T or the Volkswagen Beetle, the Trabant (or Trabi) was the communist bloc’s version of a “people’s car.” Although it aspired to be affordable and practical for the masses to own, the Trabant often missed the mark. But when the Berlin Wall fell on November 9, 1989, the boxy, diminutive car …
Paris, London, and Rome are some of the most popular European cities to visit. But there are more than 50 other countries (and many off-the-beaten-path places) to explore in Europe.
As a result of centuries of additions, alterations, and restorations, the Palermo Cathedral in Sicily, Italy, is an interesting mix of architectural styles. Learn more about the Palermo Cathedral in this week’s Everyday Postcard from Talek who visited the cathedral on a road trip through southern Italy.
The differences in verb tenses, vocabulary, and pronunciation can make it harder than you might think for two English speakers to communicate. This picture guide do the differences between British English and American English will help those who have learned Queen’s English know how to speak Yankee when visiting the United States.
On the southwestern coast of the Netherlands, Sint Philipsland is a small, quiet community far from heavily visited tourist destinations elsewhere in the Netherlands. This Dutch windmill is one of many that have played important roles in the country’s history. Learn more about Dutch windmills in this week’s Everyday Postcard sent in by Rianne.