Until this morning, I thought the highest point in the Netherlands was the top of a windmill. But it turns out the Netherlands not only has a proper highest point. It also has a volcano!
Hot Water Beach is like something you’ve probably never experienced before. I’d never heard of it before I went to New Zealand.
If you’ve never heard of Doug Allan, let me introduce him to you. He’s the guy that filmed the polar bears on Planet Earth, among other amazing things.
As the country that turned sitting down with a warm drink into a national pastime, it may seem surprising that a lot of us like a bit of adventure. We took to social media to find out the country’s top five adventures of 2016.
I have a love-hate relationship with numbers – love seeing numbers in my bank account (as long as there’s no minus in front of them) but hate numbers in almost all other scenarios. Certainly never ask me to add them together or multiply them or divide them or some trickery like that.
Everyone knows skiing can be dangerous. But is it really that bad? Using information taken from Twitter, we’ve looked into the commonly reported injuries from the Nov 2015 to April 2016 season.
I’ve never understood why people don’t like rodents. Mice, rats – they’re all adorable in my eyes. Of course, I wouldn’t want to see one sitting on my kitchen worktop eating my cheese but you get my drift.
After a horrible accident, Rowan Cheshire started skiing again at the end of 2015. Her goal was to stand on top of a halfpipe and ‘not freak out’.
Penitentes or nieves penitente (which is Spanish for “penitent-shaped snows”) are pointy blades of hardened snow or ice.
They may well look like a sheep had an intimate liaison with a giraffe, and have an undeserved reputation for bad manners (possibly thanks to a habit of spitting). But let’s take a look at these interesting animals from South America.