Alan is a writer/editor who has been writing for over a decade. He currently lives in SE-Asia but was born and raised in the heart of England in the Midlands. Alan has worked as a writer for some of the world's largest cryptocurrency news websites and a large number of magazines and newspapers across Asia. Working as a writer, and a columnist, Alan has a reputation for fun and engaging blog posts always written in a reader-friendly style. Alan is currently the Managing Editor of Language Traders, which is one of the largest language learning websites in the world.
Alexis is a solo travel junkie, having slowly migrated across 45 countries in the past ten years. Playing with words makes Alexis a very happy girl, but if at the end of the day it can be washed down with a daring cocktail and an unidentifiable plate of food, then she's really living the dream. Currently dabbling in content creation and travel journalism, she is a Twitter fanatic and a optimistic linguist!
Anna is a freelance writer who studied creative writing at NUI, Galway and used to work as an English teacher in Moscow. She enjoys knitting and travelling and is currently exploring South America looking for ideas for her novel.
- How Languages Affect the Brain’s Pleasure Receptors
- Is It Easier To Learn a Language or an Instrument?
- 7 Local Peruvian Drinks You Have To Try
- Are Economic Powerhouses Driving Languages To Extinction?
- The Business Lunch: Turkey’s Most Popular Dishes and Mealtime Etiquette
Bala is a true Latin American enthusiast who is deeply enamoured by the whole continent. He has made it his quest to cover every inch of Latin America, to posses insight into every Hispanic dialect and to unearth all if its cultural gems. He is also a Boca Juniors (Argentina) fan.
Ben, 24 years young, currently resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he has lived, loved, and written for the past three years. He enjoys sipping mate, living out his passions, and helping people find theirs.
Dani is a writer and traveller living in Buenos Aires but is originally from Texas. She collects post cards, languages, and tattoos. She can also find her way around a kitchen.
Dawn has thrived in freelance writing and editor roles for nearly a decade. She has lived, worked, and attended school in Oregon for many years and currently spends her days convincing her children she is still smarter than them and creating new experiences with her husband of 24 years. When she is not providing stellar online content for local, national, and international businesses, you might find her backpacking the nearby hills and valleys, travelling to remote parts of the globe, or expanding her vocabulary in a competitive game of Scrabble.
Deb is an English graduate who runs a children's book and storytelling business, as well as being a person centred counselor. With a passion for food, travel and culture, Deb likes to fit in as much freelance writing as possible.
Dusty is a full-time freelance writer and world traveler who prefers not to sit still for very long. She's on a lifelong mission to perfect her Spanish and blend in with the locals as she travels through Latin America and beyond.
Emma is a freelance writer who is currently writing and eating her way through South America. She studied journalism and theatre at NYU, and is currently roaming through the continent, looking for ideas for her next novel.
Immanuel graduated from the University of Southam with a BSc in Economics. He now teaches ICT and Creative Writing and loves every moment. Immanuel loves meeting people of different backgrounds and has a sweet spot for international foods....yum!
Jessica Dillow currently lives in Madrid and is a freelance copywriter and author of Be Your Finest Self. She is a vegan yogi who loves to run and read when she’s not in the middle of traveling. Right now she’s only fluent in English, but she loves the process of learning Spanish and French.
- Should You Blog About it? 4 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Travel Blog
- How to Care for Yourself While You Travel
- Top Tips to Make Learning a Language a Family Affair
- 5 Reasons Your Friends and Family Should Visit You Abroad
- The Big Question in Travel: Deciding How Long to Stay
John Verling is a writer, broadcaster and freelance journalist. He writes features for newspapers and magazines and has a love for a good story. John’s interest in language comes from listening to others and from his father, who was an old-school Greek and Latin scholar. John speaks a little French, some German and can hold a conversation in Irish.
Born in the USA and raised in Mexico, Katie has been navigating two starkly different cultures her entire life. Since obtaining a degree as a Professional Dancer and a B.A. in Asian Cultures and Languages, Katie has been traveling extensively throughout Asia teaching English, writing, and dancing along the way. Check out her personal travel blog here: http://strayrhetorist.com/
- 5 Ways to Stay Motivated When Learning a New Language
- How to Deal with Language Learning Guilt
- Celebrate International Women’s Day by Learning about these 8 Polyglot Women
- 5 Binge-Worthy Netflix Shows You Can Watch in French (and How to Get the Most Out of Them)
- Tips for Learning a 2nd Language Like a Polyglot Pro
Katy is a 29-year-old freelance journalist who can speak English (native), French and German.
Kelly is an English teacher who has left her beloved Yorkshire in pursuit of cake. If you can find a better reason to travel around Europe than eating, she will be intrigued to hear about it. Currently based in pretty Valencia, Spain, her students learned quickly that the best way to keep her happy is to provide her with caffeine at regular intervals.
Kyra Assibey-Bonsu was born in Plano, Texas to two outstanding Ghanaian parents, she has a BA from Tufts University in International Relations and Spanish and she currently resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She enjoys spending her days exploring a good museum, new neighborhoods, and trying a variety of foods. She dreams to one day to be the star of a historical reenactment.
Matthew is a freelance writer who studied Communications with a special focus in public relations and media studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA. Matthew also works as an English teacher in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and spends his free time exploring South America. He is passionate about music, politics, and travel.
- Office Escape: Top 4 Activities for Business Travelers in Buenos Aires
- Papiamento: The Secret Language that Unlocks the Way to 4 More
- Alsatians: The Middle Child of a Centuries Old Territorial Dispute
- Tokyo’s Top 4 Restaurants & Bars
- Esperanto: The Closest Thing to a Lingua-Franca That the World has Ever Seen
Nora is from California and currently lives in Buenos Aires. She has a passion for languages, travel, and trying new ethnic food.
- Japanese Words to Avoid on Your Business Trip to Japan
- Travel in Japan: Make the Most of the Japan Rail Pass
- 10 German Expressions to Learn Before Your Next Business Trip to Germany
- 5 Minute Guide to Florence, Italy
- Five Spanish Conversation Starters in Spain
Patrick currently lives in Berlin, where he first moved to and explored two and a half years ago. He has worked in education for seven years, wears black as much as possible, and writes because he likes it.
Paul is a New York-based expat living in Buenos Aires. He enjoys playing piano, watching tango, and eating dulce de leche by the spoonful.
Qing (Nancy) is a Chinese girl born in the UK, fluent in Chinese as well as English, who is currently studying French, German and a little bit of Japanese. She dabbles in a bit of everything, including music, doodling and video games, but she's passionate about writing and she'd love to travel the world one day - not only for the new languages and culture, but for the food too!
Rachael is a writer, currently traveling through South America. She enjoys learning new languages and constantly carries a notebook and camera with her, always ready to record new memories.
Sam is a New Zealander with a passion for writing, music and design. From his home in Argentina, he enjoys writing song lyrics and loves to create anything that is unusual or unexpected. Ambition: to compose music for a film.
Sean is half Australian, half Thai who relocated to Bangkok, Thailand from Sydney, Australia four years ago where he now attends an international school and experiences the various cultural spectacles the city has to offer.
Sophie is a blogger of all things fascinating. She studied writing and business, and currently resides in Buenos Aires with pen and paper.
As an M.A. in British and American literature, Tanya has always been interested in language – from pronunciation to etymology and from recent developments to loan words. With her passion for the role of language in communication, power and negotiation, Tanya provides valuable insight for the community of Language Trainers.
Teresa Mupas is a writer and poet currently surviving the rain, teaching EFL, and stumbling through the learning blocks of the Spanish and Galician languages in Northwest Spain. Previously she taught English in central Thailand and the United States. She likes paper books, daydreaming, jigsaw puzzles, long mealversations, and compact items that fit neatly and quietly in carry-ons. You can follow her travels on IG @teresamupas.
Tracy is passionate about the power of language and how it can make our lives more meaningful. She uses introspective storytelling techniques in her life coaching practice and combines this with her love for travel and foreign culture, to explore why travelling and working abroad is such a life-changing experience. Infected with the travel bug, her urge to never stop searching and exploring is both a blessing and a curse.
Wendy is a full-time language teacher and curriculum designer, part-time blogger, and constant traveller.