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Traveling to foreign lands can be a lot of fun, but it can also be educational if you attempt to learn the lingo along the way. While in many countries, especially the more popular ones for tourists, the locals speak a certain amount of English, imagine how satisfying it can be to be able to converse with them in their own mother tongue as you travel along? Here are a few tips to help you as you go.

Impassioned plea to world leaders from Norwegian doctor working in Gaza

The last night was extreme. The “ground invasion” of Gaza resulted in scores and carloads with maimed, torn apart, bleeding, shivering, dying - all sorts of injured Palestinians, all ages, all civilians, all innocent.

The heroes in the ambulances and in all of Gaza’s hospitals are working 12-24 hour shifts, grey from fatigue and inhuman workloads (without payment all in Shifa for the last 4 months), they care, triage, try to understand the incomprehensible chaos of bodies, sizes, limbs, walking, not walking, breathing, not breathing, bleeding, not bleeding humans. HUMANS!… :  read more

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