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What No One Told You about Living in China

What No One Told You about Living in China

Globalization has made it possible for us to get to know countries like China, but do we really understand them? Stay with VocApp and get to know what no one told you about living in China as a foreigner!

The ancient traditions of the oldest living civilization in the world are still far from being understood by foreigners that go to live in this country. If this is your case, VocApp is here with some tips and advice to prepare you for life in the People’s Republic of China!

And by the way, in case you want to learn Chinese, don’t forget to check out our Webstite at VocApp full of Chinese courses for you to learn from! For instants, you can check out our course Chinese in 1 day! But for now, continue reading about the amazingly interesting Chinese culture!

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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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How to Plan a perfect trip: Learn the Airport Vocabulary

How to Plan a perfect trip: Learn the Airport Vocabulary

We all love travelling!

The thrilling feeling of jumping on an airplane to reach a new destination, looking out of the plane window and seeing the sky, overcoming any distance and your limits!

However, traveling can be stressful sometimes, in particular if you do not speak the language of the country you are visiting. Catching a plane suddenly becomes harder, getting to the airport can turn into an adventure. “Where is the shuttle bus?”, “How do I reach the airport?”, “Where are the international departures?”.. how many times have you struggled to ask these questions in another language?! Well, now is time to enjoy your trip to the fullest , no stress, no problems, no panic of getting lost and missing your flight.

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Easter Holiday Traditions Around the World

Easter Holiday Traditions Around the World

Easter Holiday with VocApp!

Do you know Easter Holiday? If you live in Europe or a country with catholic traditions, you probably celebrate it every year. But, what do you know about it? How do you celebrate Easter Season in your country? Do you know the Easter Holiday traditions of different countries?

With our Easter Holiday blog post, we will tell you many facts about Easter, when is Easter 2019, as well as Easter Sunday 2019. You will know why are Easter eggs a tradition? And where did the idea of the Easter Bunny come from? Keep with our VocApp blog post to read all about Easter Traditions around the world.

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