Currently taking a year out from working, travelling various parts of the world visiting friends and enjoying life!
I read about AirBnb in a book called "What's mine is yours" and liked the idea so now when I travel I look for lets via AirBnb first (that's if I can't stay with friends of course!)
The concept of the book is sharing resources and sharing things you own but don't use is a great way to live. You might make new friends into the bargain!
I am not fluent in different languages but I have a good understanding of French and Spanish and this year hope to learn German and maybe one more.