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In this catergorie we and hopefully guests will write about their travel experiences around the world. Each post will also include local information, dos and donts of communication and culture and much more. Each post will also have a glossary to help with understanding and of course to learn new English vocabulary.

Week in review (15th – 19th May)

Massive cyberattack hits countries all over the world A massive Cyberattack hit over 150 countries on the weekend infecting over 100.000 computers. Major companies like FedEx, Renault and telefonica in Spain have been affected. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. The virus locks the system and files on the computer until …

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Large Anti-Corruption Protests in Russia – Leading Figure of Opposition Arrested

Large Anti-Corruption Protests in Russia - Leading Figure of Opposition Arrested ©Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Images ©REUTERS On Sunday, large numbers of people protested in cities all over Russia against corruption at the highest levels of power. With over 100,000 participants, these were the biggest demonstrations to take place in the country since the series of protests …

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China and India Step Away from Coal

China and India Step Away from Coal ©Xiaolu Chu/Getty Images As the world’s first and third biggest consumers of coal, China and India account for a significant part of our planet’s pollution. In the last few years, the impact of this environmental damage on the daily lives of Chinese and Indian citizens has become increasingly …

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IDIOM: PULL A FEW STRINGS

TODAY'S IDIOM 23 FEBRUARY 2017 ENGLISH IDIOM: to pull a few strings EXAMPLE: I had to pull a few strings to get this assignment. GERMAN IDIOM: die Beziehungen spielen lassen