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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” style of cooking.

Everything you've always wanted to know about liquorice

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about liquorice

Once, in Iceland, I joyfully bit into my first mystery bar and found… liquorice. Liquorice pieces within the chocolate bar. The horror.

Creepy-crawly cuisine: Edible insects from around the world

Creepy-crawly cuisine: Edible insects from around the world

I’m a very fussy eater. Unless I’ve eaten something before, and enjoyed it, there’s a strong chance I’ll just stare at it suspiciously for a few seconds, before slowly pushing the plate or bowl away from me.

Great apes: What's so great about them?

Great apes: What’s so great about them?

The great apes will always hold a special place in my heart. They’re so close to human, I find them fascinating. I usually find myself siding with them during The Planet of the Apes films.

Unusual place names from around the world

Unusual place names from around the world

It must be hard to come up with a great name for a place on the spur of the moment, but some of the places on this list show that, sometimes, it might be best to spend a bit more time thinking about it.

Daylight saving time: Why do we have to lose an hour's sleep?

Daylight saving time: Why do we have to lose an hour’s sleep?

You might be surprised just why and how Daylight Saving Time started…

We've updated the InsureandGo mobile app

We’ve updated the InsureandGo mobile app

A few years ago, we launched the first InsureandGo mobile app (actually, we did have another one before but that was a loong time ago). Since then, it’s been downloaded thousands of times and was even nominated for a MOMA Award in 2015!