Language & LuxuryTM Magazine

Our articles explore the power of cultural immersion and how it can open up new opportunities and experiences when learning a new language.
Es hat alles in Deutschland angefangen!

Es hat alles in Deutschland angefangen!

Als Gründer von Language & Luxury™ denke ich oft daran zurück, wie ich überhaupt erst angefangen habe, die Welt zu bereisen, fremde Kulturen zu entdecken und Sprachen zu lernen.
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It All Began in Germany!!!

It All Began in Germany!!!

As the Founder of Language & Luxury™, I often reminisce about how I ever began traveling the world in the first place, discovering foreign cultures and learning languages. I mean, I was like a lot of boys who grew up in Wichita, Kansas, literally 60 miles from the geographical center of the US and about as far from an international border as you can get.
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History of German Beer and Wine

History of German Beer and Wine

Why is beer so important in German culture? Is it based on history or habit, climate or culinary preference, quality, or quantity — or all the above? In this article, we will discuss everything you should need to know about German beer: the history, the types, brewing processes, ingredients, nutrition, flavors, culinary matches and recommended brands!
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Letter From Bologna

Letter From Bologna

We are here to welcome you to an exclusive linguistic adventure, which aims at improving your Italian skills by experiencing the authentic Italian lifestyle in Bologna, the perfect gateway to start your journey into “la bella lingua.”
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Understanding Solo Traveling Women

Understanding Solo Traveling Women

Since the launch of Language & Luxury several years ago, we have discovered that roughly 50% of our client bookings have been made by solo women travelers. This follows a recent trend, at least among U.S. travelers and in the U.S. travel industry, as many new tour operators have sprung up offering tour packages exclusively to solo women travelers.
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Language & Luxury™: A Oaxaca Sojourn

Language & Luxury™: A Oaxaca Sojourn

Anyone wanting to study or improve their Spanish in Latin America (or Spain, for that matter) knows that trying to sort through the myriad of options can be daunting, especially from a distance.
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4 Reasons To Learn A Language

4 Reasons To Learn A Language

English is fast becoming the world’s universal language, and instant translation technology is improving every year. So why bother learning a foreign language? Watch this video to know.
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History of French Food and Wine

History of French Food and Wine

French cuisine was added to the list of cultural objects that are called “intangible cultural heritage” by UNESCO in 2010. French gastronomy has a very long history and has been heavily influenced not only by the French court but also by neighboring and even distant cultures.
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The History of Italian Food and Wine

The History of Italian Food and Wine

Italian cuisine is the food typical of current-day Italy but has developed through centuries of social and economic changes, dating to antiquity, long before the Italian peninsula was unified under current-day Italy.
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Life-Changing Moments and Lifelong Memories from Cultural Immersion

Life-Changing Moments and Lifelong Memories from Cultural Immersion

I often hear adults saying that they want to DISCOVER HIDDEN TREASURES, enjoy LIFE CHANGING MOMENTS, and “LIVE LIKE A LOCAL”. It’s only through true cultural immersion that these experiences really present themselves.
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The History of Mexican Food

The History of Mexican Food

You can’t learn to speak Spanish without learning a bit about Mexican food. Mexican food has gained a great deal of popularity around the globe but there is a lot of confusion about what constitutes “real Mexican food”.
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What Is A Polyglot & How Does One Become One?

What Is A Polyglot & How Does One Become One?

“I guess we’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto!” I’m Richard Phelps, founder of Language & Luxury and responsible for the language learning element of the experience we offer.
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The History of Spanish Food

The History of Spanish Food

The history of Spanish food has 100% to do with its geographical position on the Iberian Peninsula. Firstly, being almost entirely surrounded by water ensures ample supply of fresh fish and seafood.
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