Torun, Poland: Gingerbreads, Astronomy and More…

I have to admit that when I got the opportunity to study in Torun I felt scared and wondered whether or not I would like it because I spent most of my life living in…

Sampling Weird Polish Dishes

To my surprise, many visitors to Poland were amazed that Poles eat kanapki for breakfast. Foreigners find these open-face sandwiches strange due to their ‘uncovered’ top. As a native Pole, however living abroad most of my teenage and adult…

Best Things To Do in Toronto

When talking about Canada it’s impossible not to mention the city of Toronto that not only offers tourists various attractions, but also plenty of festivals and even small beaches. It’s an ideal place for lovers…

Highlights From a Trip to Sahara in Tunisia

Tunisia isn’t the most visited country in Africa, but it used to be popular. I remember people from all over Europe were coming to Tunisia for their all-inclusive vacation. After a situation got unstable all…

10 Reasons to Visit South Africa

Visiting Cape Town was always on my to-do list, however I never thought that the rest of the country would be as interesting as it turned out to be. I briefly visited Johannesburg in 2010 because…

15 Dutch Foods You Must Try In The Netherlands

I’ve always been obsessed with Dutch things. Dutch art, Dutch history, Dutch architecture. Hence, I did a Master’s degree in Dutch Studies. However, one thing that most people aren’t obsessed with is Dutch food. Dutch…

Weird Fruits You Probably Never Heard Of

There are many weird fruits you probably never heard about before. Here’s your guide to 10 weird fruits and vegetables from around the world. 1. Fijoa – Oceania & South America It’s a small, green fruit.…

14 Things You Might Not Have Known About Mexico

What is Mexico famous for? What are the facts about Mexico that you might not have known? Mexico is famous for cacti, tacos, mariachis and other things, but a lot of these typical Mexican things are simply misconceptions.…

Lions in Zimbabwe: Politics and Volunteering

In April 2010 I took part in my first volunteering project at Antelope Park, based in Gweru in Zimbabwe. When I announced my decision to friends and family their emotions were mixed. I heard why…