What is the Basque Country?

Since we are on our way there next year I thought it would be a good idea to give you a little more information about our destination. The Basque Country sits on the Bay of Biscay, mostly in Spain but also in France as you can see on the map above. We’l...

Looking Back on 15 Years

The Language Academy turns 15 this week and anniversaries like this can make you reflective. As I look back, I can’t help but go over all the things that have happened, the lessons I’ve learned about running a business, and the people I’ve met and s...

An Italian Chef Among Us?

We’ve been working with Roberta Pietrobon for over 10 years and I didn’t know until recently that in addition to teaching Italian and French, she also teaches cooking classes! After learning this I decided to ask her a few questions about it, ...

We’ve Lost One of the Greats

People die every day, just ask anyone who works in a hospital, but that doesn’t make things any easier when it happens to someone you hold dear. Last week, while we were away in Basque Country, a beloved friend of the Language Academy passed away unexpe...