Blog

Did you know….the 6th of December isn’t Spanish Constitution Day?

In the first quarter of 2019 there’s going to be a deluge of businesses repackaging and remarketing their products to take into account new regulations and to continue to attract international business. Are you ready?

Brexit: translating change into opportunity

In the first quarter of 2019 there’s going to be a deluge of businesses repackaging and remarketing their products to take into account new regulations and to continue to attract international business. Are you ready?

Does Hi-Tech Cause Hi-Stress?

International Stress Awareness Day, today, was founded to spread information on strategies to tackle stress. This year’s theme is “Does Hi-Tech Cause Hi-Stress?” Despite many claims that it does, paradoxically, here at Acantho Ideas and Cultures we don’t agree. If you work in a company that is full steam ahead […]

WISH LIST FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR

We truly wish we will be able to make Christmas a time of peace, togetherness and friendship. I hope that when Christmas is over we are still able to feel at peace with others and with ourselves. I hope solidarity will not be as necessary in the New Year, but also that it […]

translators, interpreters

INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATION DAY

The 30th September is the date chosen for International Translation Day, the day which commemorates the death of the patron saint of translators, Saint Jerome, the translator of the Bible. This celebration has been taking place since 1953 and was launched by the International Federation of Translators (FIT) and in 2013 it is commemorating […]

Australia

The 10 most spoken languages in the world

What is the most spoken language in the world? According to data from the World Bank on planet Earth there are 6,974 million people and each person speaks at least more than one of the nearly 7,000 languages that have been estimated. Chris Wyburd, manager of My Oxford English, maintains […]