The InsureandGo UK blog

Animals & beastsCultures & traditionsFood & drinkMusic & soundsScience & natureSights & smellsMeet our bloggers

The history of wind in Japan

From wind chimes to Samurai fart battles, the history of wind in Japan engages all the senses (except taste).

Tenrecs – little punk shrews

Tenrecs! They’re spiky like hedgehogs, but more closely related to elephants – and that’s not the only unusual thing about them…

The buried treasure of the Seychelles

Mahé in the Seychelles is the last known location of a pirate’s treasure. Will anyone crack the code and find the bounty?

Costa Rica’s favourite breakfast

It’s said that when a Costa Rican can make a good gallo pinto, they’re ready for marriage. But what’s in this all-day breakfast?

Costa Rica’s amazing volcanoes

Costa Rica has over 200 volcanic formations, but what does all this volcanic activity mean for the country’s biodiversity?

The many hummingbirds of Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is home to 52 species of hummingbird – one for every week of the year!

Hanging with the sloths in Costa Rica

Home to two different sloth species, Costa Rica is considered the best place in the Americas to “hang out” with these laid back animals.