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The Netherlands and the tulip: A true love story

The Netherlands and the tulip: A true love story

When you think of the Netherlands, you might think of windmills, canals, bicycles and clogs. But you’ll also probably think of their national flower, the tulip.

Steak: Argentina's favourite dish

Steak: Argentina’s favourite dish

A friend of mine just got back from Buenos Aires and all he could talk about was having the best steak of his life. It’s not what I was expecting either, I must admit. They really do love their steak in Argentina though, and we’re here to tell you why.

Aphrodisiacs from around the world

Aphrodisiacs from around the world

You’ve probably heard that oysters are an aphrodisiac, and you’ve probably heard about chocolate increasing sexual desire too – but what about the Chinese tradition of eating tiger penis? There are plenty of weird aphrodisiacs used around the world, so brace yourself and dust off that Marvin Gaye vinyl, because things are about to get steamy.

Odd beauty treatments from around the world

Odd beauty treatments from around the world

As time goes on, I’m pretty sure beauty treatments are getting weirder (for example, Kim Kardashian’s vampire facial) so I decided to delve into the world of odd beauty treatments, and what I found was rather peculiar.

The Taiwanese airline that lets you fly Hello Kitty

The Taiwanese airline that lets you fly Hello Kitty

I’m more of a dog man myself, though if you feel compelled to express your love for Hello Kitty at 30,000 feet then I will not be one to judge. Honest.

Chefchaouen: Morocco's gorgeous blue city

Chefchaouen: Morocco’s gorgeous blue city

I should move here. Reasons to move: it’s really blue (the buildings, the paths, the stairs, most things), there are cats here, they have a regional goat’s cheese… OK, that’s only three reasons, but those reasons are really strong!

Weird musical instruments from around the world

Weird musical instruments from around the world

So recently, I’ve begun take bass guitar lessons, but deciding on which instrument to learn was quite difficult… String, percussion, brass or woodwind? I had a look into several different options and found some very peculiar instruments that just needed to be shared!