Travel the World!

In Marta Altés' book, *My Grandpa*, together, Grandpa and Grandchild travel the world, all from the comfort of their own living room! Plan your own virtual journey using a world map. Find out some basic facts about each country. Use these questions to direct your research.

What language is spoken?
What is their national flag?
What foods are typically eaten?
How do you say ‘Hello’ and ‘Goodbye’?
What currency is used?
Do they wear a traditional costume?
Which famous landmarks do they have?
Are there any cultural traditions followed?

Before you embark on your virtual journey, pack a bag with the essential items you might need in each country. Choose a different country for each room in your house and decorate with drawings and photos from your research.

‘Fly’ or ‘sail’, between each room and describe what you see there. Remember to say ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye' to the (imaginary) people you meet. Maybe you could sample some of the national dishes while you are there?

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