The InsureandGo UK blog
Gem stones: What are they, where do they come from and how are they made?
I could be considered part magpie. I love shiny things and… Actually, that’s the only thing I have in common with a magpie. I probably won’t enter your nest and steal your eggs while you’re not looking.
Baba Marta Day: Bulgaria’s first day of spring
Spring has officially arrived. Are you doing anything to celebrate it? I think I might put an extra blanket on my bed tonight. In Bulgaria, though, they have a more interesting way of celebrating – Baba Marta Day.
Everything you’ve always wanted to know about pineapples
Not only are pineapples delicious and absolutely suitable as a pizza topping, they’re also a rather fascinating little spiky fruit.
The history of gap years
Gap years are a bit of a cliché these days. When I hear those two words, it conjures up images of uni students posing in various touristy locations, thinking they’re exploring.
Hand gestures from around the world
It turns out that hand gestures aren’t quite as universal as you may initially think. Let’s take a look at just how these gestures can have different meanings around the globe.
Pancakes from around the world
Well, well, well, who’d have thought it? Another Christian tradition that was influenced by Pagan traditions.