I LIVE for a Good Challenge

I know I’ve been quite quiet lately (yes, I wrote that on purpose. Quite…quiet… Get it? Okay), but I suddenly felt like sharing the below. Disclaimer: I had a thousand […]

#TransTip: No Negotiable Rates for First Time Clients

Translators, please stop giving first time clients your rates and then stating that they are negotiable! This is the most unprofessional thing to do and it sets things totally on […]

How Big is the Translation Industry in the World?

I came across this info-graphic by Funders and Founders which shows what 7 billion people in the world do. Over 400 million are entrepreneurs 430 million are unemployed 577 million […]

Adios 2016

Like any other year, 2016 had its really fair share of ups and downs. While I started off the year in another continent, I’m ending it from one of my favorites […]

Christmas is not Over! Season’s Greetings in 77 Languages

I don’t know about you, but I am still greeting friends and family and wishing them a Merry Christmas. Learn how to say “Merry Christmas” in 77 languages thanks to […]

Let it Pour! Heavy Rain around the World

Lebanon is witnessing its coldest weather this season so far, and I happen to have stumbled upon this photo which shows how countries around the world express themselves when it is […]

December 18, World Arabic Language Day

Today is World Arabic Language Day. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) established  this event in 2010 “to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote […]