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Christmas Gift-Giving around the Globe

Christmas Gift-Giving around the Globe

Here we are again… Are you feeling prepared for Christmas yet, or are you burying your head in the sand (on a nice beach somewhere warm…)? Perhaps you’ve been making plans and buying presents since September and can’t wait for the big day?! However you’re feeling...

Weird Laws

Weird Laws

If you travel to another country, it’s important to get to grips with things like the local cuisine, the currency, which side of the road to drive on, etc. – just the usual stuff! But it might also be useful to check whether you’re likely to be...

Translation in the News!

Translation in the News!

It’s quite rare for translation and foreign languages to hit the headlines, but when they do, the results can be quite spectacular! Take a look at some of our favourite news stories involving grammatical gaffes, Google Translate and politicians mastering foreign...

Why choose a Translation Agency?

Why choose a Translation Agency?

If you need something translating, you have a few options: Do it yourself (lucky you!) Use Google Translate (WITH CAUTION) Phone a friend (preferably one with language skills…) Find a freelance translator (where would you start?!) Or you might decide to work...

Qualitativ hochwertige Übersetzungen

Qualitativ hochwertige Übersetzungen

Wer billig kauft, kauft zweimal! …so lautet das Sprichwort.. Sie würden auch nicht einen Hobby-Heimwerker bitten, Ihre gesamte Kücheneinrichtung zu installieren... Sie würden Ihre Nachbarin, die gerne am Computer spielt, nicht bitten, Ihre...

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

It’s that time of year again… The Christmas markets are back, Christmas songs are being played everywhere, and families are arguing over whose turn it is to do the dinner this year (if they haven’t already had it planned since January 2018!)…...

Translating People and Places

Translating People and Places

When we read a newspaper, a novel or a text from any other genre, we are sometimes faced with references that we don’t understand. Often we will gloss over these as they don’t hinder our understanding of the text, but sometimes we will go away and look up...

Email Endings

Email Endings

Email is one of the main channels of communication between you and your clients. The closing of an email is often overlooked so we decided to put together a handy list of ways to close and sign off an email for a number of different occasions. Why not keep this list...