Category: Interesting to know

Celebrating St George’s Day: A Journey Through Cultures and Translations

Celebrating St George’s Day: A Journey Through Cultures and Translations St George's Day

Every April 23rd, we celebrate St George’s Day in England, honouring the patron saint known universally for his dragon-slaying legend. However, beyond the mythical creature battles, the story of St George is a mosaic of interpretations and meanings across different Christian cultures. In this blog, we take a look at the stories and interpretations behind […]

The Language of Love: How Expressions of Love Differ Around the World

The Language of Love: How Expressions of Love Differ Around the World language of love

As Valentine’s Day approaches, hearts and flowers start to appear in abundance, but how do we express those deep feelings of love across the globe? From whispered sweet nothings to grand romantic gestures, the language of love is as varied as the cultures that celebrate this special day. In this blog, we take a stroll […]

2024 Language Trends: What’s Next in Translation and Localisation

2024 Language Trends: What’s Next in Translation and Localisation emerging translation markets

As 2024 gets underway, the landscape of translation and localisation is buzzing with innovation and change, driven by technological advancements and evolving market needs. These exciting 2024 language trends are shaping how we communicate and do business across global boundaries. In this blog, we explore the key translation and localisation trends shaping the industry and […]

Embracing the Future: Translation Trends for 2024

Embracing the Future: Translation Trends for 2024 AI

The world of translation in 2024 promises to be immensely exciting! As we navigate this era of rapid technological advancements and global connectivity, the translation industry is not just keeping pace but is at the forefront of innovative change. In this blog, we’ll explore the translation trends for 2024 that are reshaping how we communicate […]

The Language of Celebration: Unravelling the Meanings Behind Winter Festival Names

The Language of Celebration: Unravelling the Meanings Behind Winter Festival Names Christmas tree

As we approach the festive season, streets light up, and the air fills with the spirit of celebration. In the world of translation services, this time of year brings a unique appreciation for the diverse tapestry of cultures and languages that shape our global community. At Mission Translate, we love to learn all about the […]

Sustainability Speaks Every Language: Green Translation Practices for Eco-Conscious Brands

Sustainability Speaks Every Language: Green Translation Practices for Eco-Conscious Brands sustainability, eco-friendly

In the modern business landscape, the importance of sustainability is gaining traction, prompting eco-conscious brands to consider how translation services can contribute to their green efforts. To effectively convey sustainability messages across linguistic and cultural barriers, selecting a translation partner that shares these values becomes crucial. We take a look at why such a choice […]

Across the Pond: How do Brits join in the festivities of Independence Day?

Across the Pond: How do Brits join in the festivities of Independence Day? Independence Day, 4th July

At Mission Translate, we love embracing different cultures, learning about various celebrations worldwide, and exploring new perspectives. And with a large US client base, it felt only fitting to take some time to celebrate one of our friends’ most important commemorations of the year, Independence Day. Independence Day is an important holiday for our American […]

Celebrating female translators on International Women’s Day

Celebrating female translators on International Women’s Day female writer, translator

International Women’s Day is on 8th March, a time to appreciate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. To celebrate, we would like to recognise the contributions of three outstanding female translators who have helped to bridge linguistic and cultural divides. Constance Garnett (1861-1946) Constance Garnett was an English translator who is best […]

Wonderful Winter Word Translations

Wonderful Winter Word Translations

As the temperatures drop and the dark nights get longer, we all need a thing or two to bring a smile to our faces, and you can always rely on whimsical word translations to do just that. So, we’ve sought out four of our favourite winter words and shared their origins and most interesting translation […]

Festive Winter Traditions from Around the World

Festive Winter Traditions from Around the World

While many of the UK’s streets are lit up with Christmas lights and cupboards filled with festive treats, people elsewhere in the world have celebrated (and some continue to celebrate) a range of other festive winter traditions. This blog shines a twinkling light on some of the most fascinating ones. The Feast of Juul On […]

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