Sights & smells

Sri Siva Subramaniya: The world’s most colourful temple

Sri Siva Subramaniya: The world’s most colourful temple

There are plenty of beautiful buildings in the world but there’s always going to be something extra special about one that’s been built to worship a higher being. And this probably helps to explain why the Sri Siva Subramaniya temple in Nadi, Fiji is so impressive… Being a Hindu temple, it was built to worship many, many higher beings!

The Congo’s solution for tackling traffic – robots!

The Congo’s solution for tackling traffic – robots!

As everyone knows, robots are soon going to rise up and take over the planet. It’s inevitable. So it’s difficult to know how concerned we should be about DR Congo’s new traffic robots – supposedly they’re “intelligent”, so that’s a worry, but on the other hand they look like they’ve been made out of cereal boxes and toilet roll tubes.

Ōkunoshima: The Japanese island that’s full of rabbits

Ōkunoshima: The Japanese island that’s full of rabbits

When hundreds of animals run towards you, your natural reaction is to run as fast as you can to escape the stampede. Not on the island of Ōkunoshima, though, because that large group of running animals are in fact bundles of fluff that just want you to appreciate how darn cute they are (they’re also probably after food).