5 smells from around the world

5 smells from around the world

Last year, we wrote about five of the world’s smelliest places. Well, our planet has become no less pungent since then, so here are five more whiffy wonders. It’s said that, because there’s so much of it around, Eskimos have fifty words for snow. Presumably it’s for a...
5 great lakes from around the world

5 great lakes from around the world

The Caspian Sea is often classed as the world’s largest lake, even though it’s called a sea and is technically a small ocean. There’s no exact definition of where the lines between sea, lake and pond may be, but people generally have an intuitive idea of which is...
Pizza around the world

Pizza around the world

Pizza was invented in Italy, popularised in America, and Norwegians now eat more of it than anyone else. Since its origins in Naples, the food has become a global favourite with each region coming up with toppings to suit their particular taste. The standard pizza,...
Baobabs: The world's fattest trees

Baobabs: The world's fattest trees

Can a tree really be described as fat? I’m not sure. Big boned, perhaps, if we’re talking about the trunk and branches. Anyway, it’s not uncommon for trees to get a bit chunky around the middle but baobabs may be the fattest of all. These amazing trees are fire...