• The Joys of Language �' The World�'s Most Unusual Place Names

    CATEGORY /

    30/12/2013

    Translators love language in all its forms and have a high appreciation for its quirks. This knowledge inspired Tomedes to seek out some of the most interesting and quirky place names that the world has to offer.

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  • 2014 Translation Conferences

    CATEGORY /

    26/12/2013

    There are so many conferences out there that sometimes it gets hard to keep track, that's where we come in! This page displays a chronological list of translation events.

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  • The Ultimate Gift List for Translators

    CATEGORY /

    23/12/2013

    As the festive season approaches, we take a look at some of the essential tools of the translation industry �' the things that every translator should have.

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  • Three TED Talks to Help You Market Yourself

    CATEGORY /

    17/12/2013

    With contributions by industry experts in all manner of sectors, the TED website is an excellent source of advice and tips on a wide range of subjects. Here we select three TED talks to help you market yourself.

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  • LINGUISTIC ENIGMAS: 7 Words Without Translations

    CATEGORY /

    12/12/2013

    Learning a new language is tough. Unique grammar, foreign slang, bizarre cultural connotations... these elements make translation a subtle art. And to top it all off, some words aren�'t just difficult to translate, they�'re virtually impossible to!

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  • Should you accept Bitcoin for your translation work?

    CATEGORY /

    10/12/2013

    As Bitcoin�'s use around the planet grows, here we look at some of the pros and cons of accepting payment in Bitcoin for translation work.

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  • Make Lemonade: 4 tips to help you get the best out of your employers

    CATEGORY /

    03/12/2013

    Being a freelance translator means dealing with a variety of employers. Some will be clear communicators who are easy to work with, while others will be more difficult. Follow these tips in order to get the best out of every employer.

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  • Retail Therapy: How to Shop Your Way Around the World

    CATEGORY /

    28/11/2013

    The US tradition of Black Friday got us thinking about other shopping days and events around the world. We went on a search for some of the globe�'s best and most interesting shopping experiences.

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  • Phantastic Filipino

    CATEGORY /

    25/11/2013

    Why on earth is Filipino spelled with an �'F�' when there�'s a �'Ph�' in Philippines? Human life is full of mystery.

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  • Return to Babel: What If The World Spoke One Language?

    CATEGORY /

    21/11/2013

    �'Now the whole earth had one language and the same words,�' begins the story of the Tower of Babel in Genesis 11. The immense feat of building a tower �'with its top in the heavens�' seemed feasible to a people united by the power of a common language.

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