All posts by Simon Goodall

German Day of National Unity

It happened a little less than a year after the fall of the Berlin wall, once the former DDR had collapsed and the Western authorities took over control of the formerly communist areas. On the 3rd of October

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Munich’s quick guide to the Oktobeerfest!

Get out lederhosen and the felt hats, load up your favourite Alpine hits playlist and prepare yourself for excess, it’s time to head to Oktobeerfest! Here’s are top tips to get the most from your ...

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Oktoberfest: Everything you ever wanted to know

Yes it’s here again, the big beer swilling revel which actually takes place mostly in September. Perhaps they named it after the hangover, which is usually felt for the entire rest of October and often

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5 ways to make the most of solo business travel

We’ve put together a list of our top five ways those travelling for business can get more from their free time, with the language.

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About The Original Rosetta Stone

It’s 220 years since the discovery one of the world’s most important linguistic artefacts, the Rosetta Stone. This incredible piece of ancient history helped to unlock the secrets of the Egyptian language

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How to Speak (and Gesture) Italian

Italian is a beautiful language. Loved for its expressiveness and lyrical sound. It’s also a language that is full of some great phrases, idioms and gestures! Things that you can learn and play with

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Netflix Star on Portuguese; Episode 3

In this third update he attempts a real life conversation with his Portuguese flatmate. And does pretty well too, though she is on hand with some timely corrections!

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Learn anywhere with downloadable lessons

Traveling this summer? Practicing on the plane is a no-brainer. Since you can download lessons in advance, you’ll be able to learn French at any altitude without forking over money for the in-flight

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Get great tips on how to study from Ali.

Our second video from Junior Doctor, Ali Abdaal, gives even more study tips and a great insight into a full days work!

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How one man is changing many lives

Meet Mr Eichholz and discover how one man can make a big difference to the lives of many people around him. Mr Eichholz decided to help many of the new refugee arrivals in his local community by teaching

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Tutor Session. This is how it feels

Language learner and blogger, Peter Bragiel, videoed his experience taking part in a one-to-one session so you can get a flavour of how it feels.

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What can you learn in one lesson!

You’d be surprised how far just one lesson with Rosetta Stone can get you! Travel blogger, Kristen Kellogg, shows just how far you can get in this video-blog from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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