Hire someone! Seriously. Just as you can recruit someone to stand in line for high-demand concert tickets, you can also enlist a translator in pretty much any country. And it’s probably less expensive than you think. Toursbylocals.com, for instance, has a presence in 137 countries. Though their main focus is offering personalized tours around a city, these locals can easily bridge a language gap.
“All of our guides speak excellent English, and often multiple other [languages],” says the company’s director of communications, Sara Cooke.
Other sites, like UpWork.com, also have translators for hire around the globe.
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