The history of wind in Japan

The history of wind in Japan

It’s more interesting than it sounds, I promise. Let’s use all our senses (except taste) as we find out about the windy history of Japan…   The Divine Wind How do you solve a problem like the Mongols?? Throughout history, those pesky raiders stormed around...
4 spooky ghost towns from around the globe

4 spooky ghost towns from around the globe

As the Specials once pointed out, this town is coming like a ghost town; all the clubs have been closed down. But sometimes it takes a lot more than a lack of nightlife to create a ghost town. Although Halloween may be over, the scent of pumpkins and (for some reason)...
Hand gestures from around the world

Hand gestures from around the world

What could be more universal than a thumbs up? Everyone from Michelle Tanner in Full House, to BB-8 in Star Wars knows it’s the best way to show your support, even when you can only speak in buzzes and whistles. But it turns out that hand gestures aren’t...
8 unusual dishes from around the world

8 unusual dishes from around the world

After a hard day at work, I do love to get home, pop the kettle on and make some dinner. I don’t tend to follow specific recipes as I’m pretty experimental in the kitchen. I’m a strong believer in the “chuck it in and see if it works”...