5 folk tales from around the world

5 folk tales from around the world

It’s story time! Every country has their own folk tales – stories that have been passed down through generations, usually involving some kind magic or sorcery, and representing a moral code or a life lesson. I assume each story says something about the psyche of...
The Dancing Forest of Kaliningrad

The Dancing Forest of Kaliningrad

The Dancing Forest (or the Drunk Forest, as it is sometimes known) is located in Curonian Spit National Park in Kaliningrad, Russia. Made up of pine trees, the forest is unusual due to the twisted shape of the trees. Many have grown into knots, loops, circles and...
The Avenue of the Baobabs

The Avenue of the Baobabs

Avenue of the Baobabs is a dirt track in western Madagascar which is lined with, well, baobab trees! This unusual looking tree is often called the “tree of life” because it’s capable of so many things. The bark is fire-resistant and can be used to...
Unusual homes from around the world

Unusual homes from around the world

It’s always nice to get back to your own home and your own bed when you’ve been away, but imagine if you didn’t have a becarpeted floor, a radiatored room and a reliable roof? Read on to learn how good you’ve got it… Icelandic turf houses It’s...