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Celebrating Diwali

Indian communities all over the world celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, every year between mid-October and mid-November. It is a 5-day festival that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair. The origins of the word ‘Diwali’ can be found in the Sanskrit word ‘Deepavali’ where ‘deepa’ means...

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10 Funny Romanian Sayings

At TransferGo, we are very proud of our customer representatives. While we are obviously a bit biased, we think they’re among the top in the business. As the first line of contact with our users from countries around the world, they not only get to provide whatever assistance is necessary, but they also get to...

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Life Abroad: Barcelona

Barcelona, on the Spanish coast, is a city with a long and rich history. Barcelona’s founding is a bit muddled with some historical versions stating that Hercules founded the city about 400 years before Rome was built, while others state the city was founded by Hannibal in the third century BCE.  Artefacts of the city’s...

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Life Abroad: Munich

When making holiday plans or think about moving out to a new place one of the cities that you should include is Munich.  The German city’s history dates back to medieval times and is rated as the number one city in the country in terms of quality of life and standard of living; worldwide it...

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Life abroad: Manchester

For many people a holiday “in England” actually means a holiday in London. While London obviously has a lot to offer for any type of holiday, it is not the only choice for a holiday in England. Manchester, which is about three hours northwest of London, is another great holiday destination with lots to offer...

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15 Funny Polish Phrases that makes no sense in English

Over the past few months on the TransferGo blog we have spotlighted various groups of migrants in the UK.  However, we have not written about an interesting aspect of modern culture; language and phrases. In this case funny polish phrases! Every country’s language is rich in nuance and idioms. Many of those are incredibly descriptive;...

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