Payge McMahon is a professional adventure athlete, journalist and international yoga instructor. She does everything from climbing in the Himalaya, cycling across Southeast Asia to dog sledding in Alaska. For her 2014 adventures – Payge will speak at the Adventure Awards in Livigno, Italy and hike the Tour du Mont Blanc and Amalfi Coast – she decided to learn Italian! Here is what she says: “I finished the 1st lesson in Level 1 and am about to start the 2nd lesson. I love it!”
Katharina is PR Manager at Rosetta Stone Europe. She is from Austria and loves languages. She lived in Italy and is now based in London. She speaks German, English, Italian, Spanish and some French and is now immersing into Greek. Do you want to learn a language, too? Try a free Rosetta Stone demo.
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