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  • The Top Spanish Cultural Quirks

    The Top Spanish Cultural Quirks

    Spain is one of the countries we at CGT are most familiar with, so let’s take a trip through five of Spain’s greatest cultural quirks. And no, we’re not just talking siesta and sangria, but customs that you’ll only discover…

  • The Weird and Wonderful Basque Country

    The Weird and Wonderful Basque Country

    If you travel extensively in Spain, you’ll be struck by the remarkable variety in its geography, climate and subcultures. Spain is a fascinating country spread across multiple continents, with multiple languages, and many more types of terrain and weather. To…

  • The Western Meditation Revolution

    The Western Meditation Revolution

    On our travels, we’ve partaken of the diverse spirituality that exists across the world, and in the last few decades have witnessed the remarkable growth of spiritual practices in the West, particularly yoga and meditation. We’re at a unique point…

  • The Top British Cultural Quirks

    The Top British Cultural Quirks

    Let’s talk about a few of the top British cultural quirks. Some of the CGT team are British, so we’ve grown up immersed in the culture. We asked ourselves, if we were to define “Britishness”, which four characteristics would be…

  • The Beauty of Language Learning

    The Beauty of Language Learning

    As you might have guessed, we at CGT are super passionate about language learning. Without learning a few foreign tongues, we might never have travelled to all the weird and wonderful places we have. Let’s talk about why language learning…