Get your picnic baskets ready! August 22-28 is Keep Australia Beautiful Week and getting out in the sun for an all-round Aussie picnic is the perfect way to appreciate our spectacular country!
Just how scientifically-minded are you? Across the globe, these scientific museums bring science, evolution, history and space exploration right to your curious fingertips! Continue reading “Travel for the Brain: 7 Cool Science Museums Around the World” »
They boil, they freeze, they let you surf and they can even turn things into stone (sort of)! These 8 intriguing lakes around our planet are anything but ordinary. Continue reading “8 Intriguing Lakes Like No Others on Earth” »
Whether you’re a first-time kayaker or a seasoned paddler, these destinations around the world are perfect for a gorgeous kayaking journey. Have you kayaked somewhere equally as stunning? Comment below to add it to our list!
As they often say, growing up is hard to do! International Youth Day falls on August 12 this year, and to celebrate all things youth, we thought we’d take a squiz at some traditional coming of age traditions and passages around the world. Continue reading “8 Coming-of-Age Ceremonies, Rites and Traditions You May or May Not Know” »
From ancient towers to those that will soon disappear into the sea, let these extraordinary lighthouses from around the world light up your day! Continue reading “7 Extraordinary Lighthouses to Light Up Your Day” »
The Summer Olympic Games kick off on August 5th in Rio de Janeiro, the first South American country ever to host. But like us, you might be wondering: when were the first Olympics ever held? Are gold medals actually made of gold? And what do those Olympic rings really mean? Continue reading “Prepping for Rio: 10 Olympic Facts You Might Not Know” »
From ones that you can drive through to others full of goats, trees are more fascinating and captivating than you think! Continue reading “Branching Out with the World’s Most Captivating Trees” »
It’s been almost 20 years since J.K. Rowling published her first Harry Potter book and magically whisked us muggles into the realm of witchcraft and wizardry. And around the world, the Harry Potter vibe is still strong.
From the Quidditch World Cup to the “Events That Cannot Be Named,” here’s what’s coming up soon in the Harry Potter universe:
From quaffles to snitches, beaters and keepers, the Harry Potter sport of quidditch has taken off around the world. In the lead up to this year’s quidditch World Cup in Germany, we talk to Australian captain, James Mortensen, about his love for the game and its place in the sporting community.