Although they're a common type of plant found all over the world and most of us see them everyday (even those of us living in major cities), amazingly there is no universally agreed definition of what exactly makes a tree! With elongated stems or trunks, there are countless species of trees and some estimates suggest… Continue reading How to say TREE in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Bian v’nue en Guernési – Colourful flowerbeds in the Candie Gardens – Source: James Scanlan The second largest of all the Channel Islands, Guernsey is also the western-most island in the chain, sitting 50km off of mainland Europe. One of the British Crown Dependencies, I had always been curious about visiting Guernsey and its capital… Continue reading Day trip to GUERNSEY – St. Peter Port | Europe in a Day
It doesn't matter where you travel in the world, at night you'll see the stars! Immense balls of gas blazing inconceivable distances away from our planet, stars appear to us as small but bright lights in the night sky. For thousands of years they've captured the imagination of mankind and have been used for navigation,… Continue reading How to say STAR in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Broadly defined as the art of arranging sounds in time, music features in some form in every single human culture across the entire planet - including Europe! Music is a daily feature of our lives that can make us want to dance and sing, invoke some of our happiest/saddest memories and has the unique power… Continue reading How to say MUSIC in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Séyiz les beinv'nus en Jèrri – Fountains around the Liberation Sculpture – Source: James Scanlan At just over 15km long and 8km wide, Jersey might be small but it is still the largest of all the Channel Islands. Being so compact, though I’d originally planned to spend my day trip here exploring the island’s capital… Continue reading Day trip to JERSEY – St. Helier and Gorey | Europe in a Day