What is Ladino?

Ladino was recently the 144th language to be added to the uTalk app, but, with only around 50,000 speakers scattered around the world, it’s not one that many people have heard of. In this blog post, we’ll give you a quick run-down on Ladino so you’ll have some idea what to expect when you try … Read more

uTalk’s Ladino Journey

After months of hard work, we’ve just added our 144th language to the uTalk app—Ladino! In this blog post, we share how we go about adding new languages, as well as the unique issues that arise when it comes to adding languages that are endangered.  Way back at the beginning of 2019, two individuals met … Read more

Cymru am Byth!: How the Welsh Language Has Survived and Thrived

Anyone with a passing interest in rugby will probably have heard someone shouting the Welsh motto, “Cymru am byth,”—“Wales forever!”—at some point. It is also, for many, likely to be their first contact with the Welsh language, which is spoken by around 875,000 people and is classified by UNESCO as endangered. Considering its history and … Read more

How The World Got Neapolitan Ice Cream

This spumoni day, we explain how Neapolitan ice cream came to exist. Chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla? Or maybe you’d prefer cherry, pistachio, and vanilla instead? When it comes to ice cream, everyone has their own preferences. This is particularly true in Italy, where food is so closely tied to culture that several dishes, including spumoni, … Read more