Benefits to Studying a Foreign Language

Benefits to Studying a Foreign Language

Whether you live in Montreal or you do a lot of traveling across Canada, you might have thought about learning another language.  This might be for your work or just out of personal curiosity; perhaps you are planning a trip to another country (or to Europe, where many languages come together in such a small area). Honestly, it would not be a bad idea to study a second language.  Globalization of industry and the expansion…

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Tourist Destination in Jakarta

Tourist Destination in Jakarta

Jakarta is one of the most beautiful capital cities in the World. Located in Indonesia, few tourists choose to visit Jakarta apart from more popular tourist destinations like Bali. This is because of the low awareness amongst tourist about all the exciting things that this wonderful city has to offer. Jakarta is dotted by a number of interesting tourist destinations that include places of ethnic and cultural importance rather than mostly places of national value….

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Always Travel Tuesday to the Middle East

Always Travel Tuesday to the Middle East

During the late 1970’s, international terrorism had reared its angry head (yes, nearly fifty years ago). As a Foreign Service radio technician my job was to provide two-way radio nets at American embassies and consulates between Athens and Karachi (this was before cell phones). The local telephone systems were unreliable. The two-way radio was the only means of communicating with the embassy during a terrorist event (many diplomats lived off post). Monday was the absolute…

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