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Greetings from around the world

4 ways to say hello

I grew up in a small village, just outside of Southend-on-Sea. It’s a nice village; small and quiet, although not too far from a town. I knew a lot of people there as most of my family have lived there for many years, but I’d regularly see strangers who I’d never met or seen and they’d say things like “good morning, have a nice day!” I never quite got used to this, as I could never appreciate their greetings early in the morning.

Hairstyles from around the world

Hairstyles from around the world

Bored of your hair? I know I am! I think I must have completely changed my hair five times last year – oops! So if you fancy something a bit different why not try one of these global favourites:

5 more rocks that look a bit like people

5 more rocks that look a bit like people

It’s been almost three years since our last round-up of rocks that look a bit like people, so I think it’s about time for another, don’t you?

Castell: Catalonia's human towers

Castell: Catalonia’s human towers

During festival season in Catalonia, you may come across humans climbing all over each other. Castell, which unsurprisingly translates to “castle”, is a tradition that goes back to 1712, and is probably more popular now than ever.

Cheese from around the world

Cheese from around the world

Whether your love of cheese only extends to a mild cheddar or you’re a cheese connoisseur, you might want to look out for these cheeses on your travels. You never know, you may expand your taste buds and discover a maggot-ridden fromage to adorn your pizza instead of traditional mozzarella!

The White House Easter egg roll

The White House Easter egg roll

A lot of children dream of spending their Easter break continuously eating chocolate, and searching high and low for the Easter bunny. Whilst that sounds like a pretty cool way to relax for a few days (especially the constant chocolate eating bit) nothing is as cool as spending your Easter Monday with your nation’s president (But I guess that depends on the president…)

Zao Fox Village: The Japanese village that's overrun with, well, foxes!

Zao Fox Village: The Japanese village that’s overrun with, well, foxes!

If you’re an animal lover, I think it’s time to book that plane ticket to Japan.