Month: July 2021

5 Great Things to Do in Ecuador

Study Spanish in Ecuador One of the principal reasons people travel to South America, is to study Spanish in Ecuador. The language is clearly spoken, typically well-pronounced and not heavily accented. Schools are widely located and instructors are required to have university-level training and education in teaching Spanish to foreigners. While in Ecuador though, there […]

Eating Guinea Pig in Ecuador

Eating Typical Foods in Ecuador “What are those?” a recent visitor studying Spanish in Ecuador asked. “They’re so cute.” Passing through a region of small farms near Quito, we’d stopped to a short break when she spotted the animals running around the front yard of a nearby farmhouse. “Oh, it’s a Cuy” the farmer’s wife […]

How Learning Spanish Will Impact Your Life

Why Learn Spanish? Of all the languages spoken around the world, why learn Spanish? Expand your travel options if you travel to South America. Worldwide, there are 21 countries which claim Spanish as a first or official language. These are located mainly in South America, but are also in the West Indies, Europe and Africa. […]

The Language of Brazil

History of Brazilian Portuguese The official language of Brazil is Portuguese. It is believed that the earliest of inhabitants arrived in Brazil somewhere around 60,000 BC. The Portuguese first set foot in Brazil back in the 1500’s. According to researchers from the Northeastern state of Piauí, there has been evidence found near Belém suggesting the […]

How to fix CBS All Access not working on Amazon Firestick

Online streaming services have become extremely popular. People haven’t completely cut the cord and still buy cable subscriptions but networks like CBS have online streaming options to remain competitive with Hulu, HBO, Netflix etc. CBS All Access not working on Amazon Firestick Streaming services aren’t just for mobile devices or computers. Smart TVs and TV […]

How to fix PC automatically goes to BIOS

When you turn your computer on, regardless if it’s running Windows or Linux, it gives you a brief window during which you can boot to BIOS. This window tends to be longer if your system is older because the OS’s bootloader takes longer to load. On newer system, you only have a few seconds before […]

How to open Folder options on Windows 11

File Explorer in Windows 11 looks different than it did in Windows 10. Beyond the rounded corners and new icons, the ribbon has also changed. It’s much more comprehensive and you will find that many buttons are simply gone.  The ribbon in File Explorer was useful. It wasn’t cluttered with useless options and the new […]

Shadow of War on Linux

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an action RPG developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. It is the second game in the Middle Earth series and is available for PS4, Windows, and Xbox One. Here’s how you can play it on Linux. How to get Middle-earth: Shadow of War working on Linux Middle-earth: […]

How to play Tyranny on Linux

Tyranny is an RPG video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Paradox Interactive. Currently, it is out on Windows, OSX, and Linux. Here’s how to get it working on your Linux PC. Getting Tyranny working on Linux Tyranny was natively released on Linux. However, you’ll need to install Steam to play it on […]

The Fall of Max Payne on Linux

Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne is the sequel to the original Max Payne game developed by Remedy and published by Rockstar. It follows detective Max Payne and continues his story. Here’s how to play it on Linux. Getting Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne working on Linux Max Payne 2: […]

Learn Arabic – Why?

‘Asalamu Alaikum’ roughly translated as Peace be Upon you-is the well-known Arabic way of greeting one another in what is a vibrant language full of expression. Arabic is one of the oldest languages existing and is the native language of The Middle East and North Africa. It has been listed as the official language for […]

How Much Time Do I Need to Learn Spanish?

Do I Need to Learn Spanish? Many business employers and international companies which conduct transactions in Latin American countries are constantly in need of bilingual managers, administrators and technical personnel. These types of companies and a growing number of others look favorably on applicants who are fluent in Spanish, among other major world languages. If […]