On almost every European street there is a cat mooching around doing some very important cat business. But do we all agree about the sound it makes? Is it 'Miao'? 'Miaow'? Could it be 'Miaou'? or maybe 'Miyaou'?
Tomorrowland, Sziget, Gastonbury, Roskilde — Summer is already looming despite the chilly weather, so it's time to draw out your calendars, because the rich and dense festival season is around the corner!
Having troubles falling into Morpheus' arms? We have the medication you need: a compilation of the best nursery rhymes across Europe! From soft and relaxing lullabies to enthusiastic and vivid children's songs, the choice is yours!
Cocorococo! Kikeriki! Kukkeliky! Gaggalagaggalagó! Cocorico! Cock-a-doodle-doo! Europeans are so multilingual that even their roosters speak several languages. Or at least, they believe...
If there is one characteristic all Europeans share across the continent, it is certainly their love for football! But by “football” Europeans don’t mean American football, that you actually play with a rather suspect ball, using your hands and not foot. No! European football!
What is the oldest national anthem in the world? Which anthem can't be sung because it has no lyrics? Which country adapt its anthem to the gender of its monarch? Anthems in Europe are full of surprises...
Ão Ão! Guau Guau! Voff Voff! Bau Bau! Dogs make undoubtedly exactly the same sound all over Europe. But surprisingly Europeans do not hear the same sound... Discover how dogs bark across the continent!
We say “uh…” or “um…” in English, “euh…” in French, “äh…” in German and “yyy…” in Polish. A two-person conversation can sometimes be like a tennis match and filler sounds are here to help you think!
Beurk! Yuck! Eca! Bleah! It is quite amusing to discover all European words expressing disgust when one is confronted to a distasteful meal, a horrible smell or a dirty mark.
Achoo! Atchoum! Atchim! Atsjú! Hatschi! Etcì! Europeans enjoy a rich vocabulary when it comes to sneezing... But why does the same body reaction produce different sounds all over Europe?