Cultural topics for French learners

Young woman exploring Monca and learning the Monegasque language

May 27, 2024

The Monegasque language: Exploring Monaco’s languages

Covering just two square kilometers and with a population of about 40,000, Monaco is a tiny principality with an outsized...

Young woman wondering what languages are spoken in Luxembourg

May 27, 2024

What languages are spoken in Luxembourg?

Did you know that one of Luxembourg’s official languages is Luxembourgish? Or that Luxembourg has three official languages, but more...

Andreas, People Engagement Specialist at Lingoda and his career story

May 08, 2024

Lingoda’s career stories: Meet Andreas, our People Engagement Specialist

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work at a company where your passion for languages fuels your career?...

A swiss pocket knife- one of the most typical Swiss things

Apr 30, 2024

8 typical Swiss things, from Swiss knives to fondue

Switzerland is a fascinating country. Not only does it boast stunning mountain landscapes and a unique political history, but it...

Two chatting with a coffee while on a date in Switzerland

Mar 06, 2024

A guide to dating in Switzerland

Dating is never easy, but it can be especially fraught if you’re looking for love in a foreign country. Such...

A French and a Senegalese flag next to each other

Sep 13, 2023

A brief overview of the French-Senegalese connection

With several centuries of shared history, Senegal and France have developed strong connections. From the 1600s until its independence in...

Why do people speak French in Vietnam?

Sep 07, 2023

Why do people speak French in Vietnam?

Did you know that French is the fifth most spoken language in the world? Throughout its history, the French language...

Happy male doctor with a mother and child explaining Swiss health insurance

Sep 06, 2023

Everything you need to know about Swiss health insurance

Switzerland might be renowned for its efficient public services, but Swiss health insurance can be complex. If you’re living in...

Swiss flag waving in front of a mountain range as a symbol of the most famous Swiss people

Sep 06, 2023

9 famous Swiss people you need to know

Many famous Swiss people have had a profound impact on the world outside their mountainous Central European country. From athletes...

A guide to living in France vs. Germany

Aug 31, 2023

A guide to living in France vs. Germany

As the two powerhouses of the European Union, France and Germany play a central role in the politics of continental...

2 cheerful women in traditional Swiss clothing

Aug 30, 2023

6 facts about traditional Swiss clothing

While you are likely familiar with traditional German clothing (thanks in no small part to Oktoberfest), you may be less...

Pregnant woman holding an ultrasoun picture and planning her maternity leave in Switzerland

Aug 30, 2023

How to plan your maternity leave in Switzerland

Switzerland is renowned for its incredible quality of life, making it an attractive place to have and raise children. If...