They’re the world’s most fearsome fighting team. They’re heroes in a half shell, and they’re green. They love pizza, nunchucks and garbage trucks… Sorry about that – I had a brief flashback to my childhood then.
While we all love the excitement and joy of travelling, border crossings can be a bit of a pain at the best of times. Spare a thought then for anyone who travelled through the Indian enclave (a piece of territory which is owned by a country and is surrounded by another country), before 6th May 2015.
Ranging from underwater unicorns to cunning hunters who use bubbles to trap prey, here are some interesting facts about whales.
The Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge that crosses the River Seine, in France. Fair enough, you might think. But if you understand your Français, that sentence will probably be a little confusing at first, as Pont Neuf is actually French for “New Bridge”. What’s that all about?
I don’t mind my neighbour. We don’t really talk or know each other’s names but we smile and say “Hello” when we pass each other outside. But as far as I know, neither of us have considered holding joint military ceremonies each evening for 45 minutes, where we both compete to show which one hates the other more with lots of marching and chanting.
On New Year’s Eve, you might make a resolution and hope for a fantastic year ahead, but did you know in some cultures that they eat specific lucky foods to welcome the new year?
Think Santa is the only stranger heading down people’s chimneys? He isn’t. In Greece, they have majestic mythical goblins that sneak down in to your home and cause mischief.
It’s that time of year again. Mariah Carey is on in every shop, and vans full of soft drinks are driving around. It can only mean Christmas is almost here.
In Greece, they’ve recently bought back an old tradition of decorating a boat instead of a tree, and it looks awesome.
I am all for a vegetable, especially if it’s a funny shape, but would I dedicate an entire evening around Christmas time to celebrate said vegetable? No, probably not.