The Oldest Language Still Being Spoken in Europe

Article in partnership with Day Translations. Our cities and surrounding countryside often retain vestiges of the past such as ruins, buildings, sculptures and so on. Our cultures are made of elements from traditions including oral traditions, for examples stories passed from generation to generation. Language is a common thread that brings all these elements together

What Is Pig Latin and Is It a Real Language?

Article in partnership with Day Translations. Once again, while reading through online publications, I came across a gem, this time from The New Yorker. In a 2023 article, entitled ‘Translation – My Multilingual Life’, accompanied by a quirky illustration of a cartoon pig among letters, the author Ian Frazier recounts his childhood memories of speaking

Day Awards 2023: Voting

Article in partnership with Day Translations. Each year Day Translations hosts the Day Awards to celebrate the language industry on International Translation Day, which falls on the 30th September. Day Translations, Inc. was founded in 2007 by Sean Hopwood and since 2019 the Day Awards have been honouring translators worldwide. The contribution of translators has

Day Awards 2023

Day Translations Event Press Release Date Release: 11/08/2023 Celebrating Excellence in Language Services and Multiculturalism. August 2023 – Day Translations Incorporated is thrilled to announce the upcoming Day Awards 2023, a prestigious event that will once again coincide with International Translation Day on September 30th, 2023. The event promises to be a celebration of the

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What Does Being Multilingual Look Like?

Are you multilingual or do you know anyone who is? Article in partnership with Day Translations. Studies found that being multilingual comes with many advantages because the process of learning and acquiring foreign languages drives the brain into different working modes, which are different from the average. This aspect alone is linked to a range

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Data-Driven Analysis of Language Translation Trends

Article in partnership with Day Translations. Having looked at some trends in the translation industry in a previous article (see related post Language Translation Trends), it is now time to do a data deep dive to discover what is worthy of more attention. Studies from organisations such as CSA Research show that consumers prefer to

Language Translation Trends

Article in partnership with Day Translations. What are the most noteworthy trends in language translation and what do we need to pay attention to? ​Are All Trends Made Equal? When we talk about trends, are we actually focusing on what is likely to stay in the long term or just a short term fad? Some


End of Short Term Rents in Portugal: Attention Digital Nomads

Portugal has been a very attractive destination for digital nomads, remote workers and location-independent entrepreneurs for a number of years. For many, the change of direction that the Portuguese decision-makers have made from early 2023 with regards to short term apartment rentals may have caught digital nomads by surprise. In fact, after feeling welcome in