The Learning Blog - Courses.ie: July 2009
Starting off our series of guest articles is Liz Hannon from Languagewise. To learn a new language is an acknowledgement that you are willing to embrace the people and culture of another nation. Through learning how to speak the language of another country or state you will not only gain a better understanding of the attitudes of another group of people with a different social, historical and political background to your own but you will also gain an insight into their sense of humour. Absolutely anyone ...
Dublin to Mongolia 2011: Sleeping bags
Work on the jeep has been stalled for the past two weeks as Shane (our mechanic) has been on holiday in America. He returned last night however so things should get back on track very soon! Dublin, Glasnevin, Ireland. In April 2011 Myself and three friends, Shane Maguire, Daniel McDonagh and Shay Cloherty will attempt to drive from Dublin to Mongolia and back. The trip is rougly 20,000miles and we have no 4x4 experience, no languages except for English and Irish and no survival skills!