Housesitting is often used as a way to live like a local. A key part of this has to be being able to communicate with your new friends and neighbours.
Learning a new language is also a great way to maintain neuro-plasticity – keeping the brain young, agile and forming new connections.
While I seem to have a natural talent for picking up languages and remembering words, I know that not everyone is the same.
So I’m going to be finding the best ways of quickly getting started with learning a new language – from scientific research to the best online courses and tips for putting your new found language skills into practice on your travels.
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Watch this space!!