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December 21, 2018

Celebrating the Holidays between Hemispheres

Madrid, Spain / Melbourne, Australia It’s that time of year. Wherever you look, across the globe, something is in the air. Maybe it’s the lights that brighten our otherwise-familiar streets or the sound of the cheerful music that can’t help but bring a neighborly smile to our face. We call it the “holiday spirit,” but […]

December 14, 2018

10 Gifts with a Conscience

As you begin to tackle your holiday giving goals, it makes sense to be thoughtful about buying green or socially conscious gifts. Not only does it show you honor those on your list for whom activism may be a priority, but it also enables you to use your hard-earned dollars to give a little back […]

December 11, 2018

Gifts for the Savvy Traveler

If you’ve got someone whose bucket list and Instagram feed is the envy of friends and family, this gift guide is for you. From airport comfort and packing convenience to opportunities to travel without leaving the comfort of your couch, these gift suggestions for globetrotters will kick-start your holiday shopping. While you probably can’t afford […]

November 26, 2018

Holiday Giving: A Guide to the Best Gifts for Parents

  When the holidays roll around, it’s often parents who find their hands full, hustling to get gifts for little ones and spreading holiday cheer. If you’ve got one of those busy holiday ambassadors on your shopping list, you may have found it difficult to discern what would bring a little magic into their hectic […]

November 16, 2018

History and Hebrew in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv, Israel I feel fortunate to have had a multicultural upbringing, not only at home but also in my community. Believe it or not, growing up as a Spanish, Australian Jew was not that unusual in Miami, Florida, a city filled with Latinos of every color, religion, and ethnicity (my best friend is “Jewban”––Jewish/Cuban––and […]

November 8, 2018

From New Delhi to New Haven: My Hindi Journey

New Delhi, India After three plane rides, around 48 hours of cumulative travel, and some suspicious-looking curry on my flight, I finally stumbled into the Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport around noon. As I soaked in the heat and swatted away my first of the mosquitoes I would come to know all too well throughout […]

October 17, 2018

Homesick for My Home Away from Home: Colombia

Cali, Colombia I took the red-eye flight from LA and arrived in Cali early in the morning feeling rather exhausted and grumpy, as one would expect. My deliriousness instantly evaporated when I was greeted at the airport by an old friend bearing buñuelos (basically fried, doughy, cheesy corn balls––amazing, I know). He drove me to […]

August 29, 2018

Through the Lens: Festival of the Dead across Japan

​Andrew Faulk, a photographer partnering with ​Rosetta Stone​, shares his images and thoughts from ​a journey to the ​Obon ​​​festival, where citizens of Japan honor their loved ones who’ve passed away. ​Incen​se on the grave. ​During Obon, the smell of senko incense fills Japanese houses and cemeteries. Throughout Obon holidays, relatives gather in homes and […]

August 14, 2018

What You Can Learn with Just One Lesson of Rosetta Stone

At Rosetta Stone, our team focuses on improving the way people learn languages. Everyday, real-world situations are essential—so we’ve made a new intro lesson for English and Spanish. Created to be completed at your own pace, each of the 14 steps teaches you phrases and vocabulary that you can start using right away. Find out […]