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In Chinese - Festival Food

Level Newbie

China

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival, people eat moon cakes. How do you say it in Chinese?

Voyage dans Paris - La Tour Eiffel

Level Beginner

France

Though the Eiffel Tower used to be called, somewhat derisively, “the metal asparagus” by many Parisians, today it’s one of the most iconic and adored structures in the world. Here we get expert...

Otavalo, Ecuador - El mercado de artesanías de Otavalo

Level Beginner

Ecuador

Natalia from Ecuador introduces us to the largely indigenous and extremely fascinating city of Otavalo, considered to be the "intercultural capital" of Ecuador.

Nuove regole di sicurezza - a bordo delle gondole di Venezia

Level Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Captain Russo explains the new safety rules adopted on gondolas beginning in 2011, and she shows what to do in case of an emergency. Obviously, it's a little joke.

Fruit and Vegetable Market - Check out this local food market in Shanghai!

Level Adv-Intermediate

Shanghainese

A fruit and vegetable market is the place to shop for fresh food in China. Come check out the great variety of food on display!

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere

Level Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marika and Anna take us to a famous restaurant on the banks of the Tiber River in Rome. Tune in to discover what's so special about it. (It has to do with movies and movie stars.) And... maybe...

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