World Heritage Sites are places that are listed by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) as having either physical or cultural importance. They are recognised as providing outstanding universal value that should form part of the heritage of mankind. UNESCO’s World Heritage Fund provides money to these sites […]Read more ›
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Guest post by Contiki Vacations It’s big, it’s blue, it’s beautiful – but what’s really going on down there? The ocean is arguably the most fascinating part of this planet, and these ocean facts prove it: There’s A LOT of ocean out there. Oceans cover about 70% of the earth’s surface, […]Read more ›
If you have ever traveled overseas then you’re probably familiar with filling out the customs declaration form, ticking yes or no to whether you have brought any agricultural items with you. Why do Governments care about this? Even if the items seem harmless, there could be threats that are detrimental to […]Read more ›
Sure, there are plenty of fictional monsters known to provide a scare or two come Halloween, but they don’t hold a candle to some of the terrifying creatures found in the sea! Do you think a vampire is scary? Wait until you see a vampire squid! The following are five facts […]Read more ›
The Halloween game of “Trick or Treat?” sees kids (and adults!) visiting houses with a fun costume and big smile. But while tasty treats are on their menu, they won’t think twice about serving an unwanted trick to the unsuspecting. The ocean has its own share of Trick or Treaters, […]Read more ›
If you take a look back in time, odds are you’ll come across some strange mating rituals. We’d even venture to say that some of our modern mating rituals are a bit odd. However, they pale in comparison to the downright bizarre mating rituals of some of the couples inhabiting […]Read more ›