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TOP 10 Summer Music Festivals in Europe

TOP 10 Summer Music Festivals in Europe

Here is another one of our Top 10’s! Discover new destinations for summer in Europe with VocApp and party all summer long with our TOP 10 Summer Music Festivals in Europe!

Do you want to enjoy a summer music festival in Europe and don’t know where to go? Do you want to find the right festival for you and your favorite music and artists? You are in the right place then! We compiled a list of summer music festivals TOP 10 Summer Music Festivals in Europe to help you decide on which summer festivals to enjoy! From Portugal to Iceland, from Tomorrowland to Hellfest Open Air and Defqon.1 Weekend Festivalwe have festivals for everybody’s musical tastes!

1. Isle of Wight Festival | England | 13-16 June 2019

The festival started off as a counterculture event in the 1960s and has since grown to become one of the biggest music festivals in the UK. Hosted on the largest island in England, the festival is a four day bender that features some of the biggest names in the biz. This year’s headliners are Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, George Ezra, Biffy Clyro – just to give you an idea of the calibre of talent bustling around the island over this weekend.

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Grammar: Our Best Enemy

Grammar: Our Best Enemy

This week, the VocApp team will explore with you the little things that make us love and hate grammar, in this blog “Grammar: Our Best Enemy”, and all the difficult rules that drive us nuts!

Grammar Best Enemy

Let’s be realistic, even if learning a new language is mostly fun, polyglots all agree that it can sometimes be a difficult task and grammar often doesn’t help.

In this article “Grammar: Our Best Enemy” we will talk about 5 languages and the little bits and bobs that make up the grammar of each of those languages. We will talk about why grammar is our best enemy in Portuguese, French, Italian, German and Spanish!

And do not forget! If you are interested in any of those languages you can check out our website at VocApp and download our App to study and improve your skills! Let’s begin!

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day

“You only speak of a green eternal economic growth because you are too scared of being unpopular. You only talk about moving forward with the same bad ideas that got us into this mess. ”  

Greta Thunberg’s speech at the COP24 plenary session (12 December 2018) 

 

In this week’s blog, we want to talk with you about what the World Environment Day is! Why did the United Nations create it, what are the problems our Earth faces and what can we do to stop them! We will tell you all about this year’s UN initiative to stop Air Pollution as well as tell you about the moments that marked this year’s environment related events!

Take the Mask Challenge

This year, for World Environment Day, the United Nations objective is for people to take a stand and fight air pollution! With the “Take the mask Challenge”, with the #BeatAirPollution, they want to create awareness for the problems of Air pollution and its dangers.

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Most unusual hotels in Europe

Most unusual hotels in Europe

Adventures, unforgettable experiences, crazy stories, precious memories!

Do you believe that traveling includes all of this? If you do and you are planning your  next unconventional journey, this article about the most unusual hotels in Europe is all you need to get some good inspiration. Get ready to discover some of the craziest accommodations you can find in Europe, eco friendly hotels, huts located in the highest summits, tree houses or floating cabins! Let’s go!

1. The most unique accommodations in Italy:

Hut Luca Vuerich, Italian Alps


Are you willing you climb up to 2531 meters in the Julian Alps? If you are (good luck with that!) well you can stay overnight in this tiny, cozy, beautifully designed hut for free! This place can host up to 8 persons and the view from there is totally breathtaking (in any possible way).

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Best shopping in Europe: a traveler’s shopping guide

Best shopping in Europe: a traveler’s shopping guide

European fashion is well known all over the world.

You have probably heard of the Parisian style, Italian fashion or Spain’s big international brands, haven’t you? Well, if you are planning to visit any of these countries and you want to experience more then just musuems, food and local traditions, keep reading this article about fashion and best locations for shopping in Europe.
If you are passionate about traveling and fashion, why not experience both at the same time? VocApp has created a shopping guide for all those travelers who want to follow fashion trends, try on new styles and make their journey more complete with a unique shopping experience.

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Top 10 Famous Polyglot Celebrities

Top 10 Famous Polyglot Celebrities

Get to know more about the Bilingual Celebrities you love with VocApp!

Have you wondered if the celebrities you see on TV and movies are polyglot? Or better, do you want to learn the language that your favorite celebrity speaks? Well, you are in the right place! With VocApp, you will learn all about multilingual celebrities and you will be able to learn the languages they speak! Stick with us and let us show you our TOP 10 Famous Polyglot Celebrities!

What is the meaning of polyglot?

Firstly, let us explain what a polyglot person is! A polyglot is a person who knows and is able to use several languages. However, there is a difference between a polyglot person and a bilingual person! A bilingual person speaks 2 languages and a polyglot usually speaks and uses more than 2 languages to communicate!

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How to speak a second language fluently at work

How to speak a second language fluently at work

Nowadays more and more people are eager to work in an international environment!

Think about it: how easy is it to have a Skype interview, get a contract, get a plane and settle your life somewhere else?! We can definitely say that in the 21st century our career path is not limited to one country. We are willing to go over the geographical borders and look for better opportunities somewhere else in the world, we look for new exciting experiences, a better CV, broader views and better language skills.

However, although it seems quite easy to find a job abroad, it might not be as easy to adapt to a new, foreign working environment. Why? Well, because we might know the second language well, but we simply have never used it in a formal context, or we lack work vocabulary.
How to manage such situation then? How to learn quickly and efficiently to speak a second language in a new workplace?

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World Bee Day – 20th of May

World Bee Day – 20th of May

Get to know more about Bees and their Special Day with VocApp!

Bees. Maybe they scare you? Are you afraid of getting bitten by one? Did it happen before maybe? Well, we understand your pain, but maybe you are looking at this extraordinary bug the wrong way. And that is why we are here! We at VocApp want to help you understand and maybe even love this amazing insect that is SO important to this world and learn more about World Bee Day!

Stay with us and learn all you can about bees! Learn about beekeeping and about the World Day of Bees. Also, we will end with some interesting facts about bees!

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International Day of Families- May 15

International Day of Families- May 15

Come celebrate International Day of Families with VocApp!

Read our blog and learn about the International Day of Families May 15!  You must wonder how did the International Day of Families start? And how is it different from other Family Day celebrations? Do you want to learn more about how countries celebrates families? Do you know what the term “family” means in different cultures? Continue reading our blog and learn more about this important day and celebrate with us the International Day of Families

United Nations

According to UN’s website, the May 15 International Day of Families is a moment to reflect and celebrate the importance of family, people, societies and cultures all over the globe. The United Nations sees the family as the basis of unity of society. Learn more about their cause in their website: https://www.un.org/development/desa/family/international-day-of-families/2019-2.html 

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Tips for a successful job interview

Tips for a successful job interview

Preparation is key to a successful job interview!

So, if you want to have an international dream job, getting ready for the interview is the first important step.

First of all, we need to congratulate you for your determined attitude and energy.  Choosing the best for you and your professional life by following your heart rather than your mind is not the easiest option! You have completed the hardest task (dropping what you have for something better) and now you are officially over the hump.

As the biggest traveler of all times once said “Following the light of the sun, we left the old world.”  (That’s right, Christopher Columbus!), that is to say if you follow our helping guide, you will reach a new world!

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