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Diane Diegor

Hello, I'm Diane Diegor. I'm a travel and nature enthusiast. I love learning about other cultures and tasting their food.

I'm a regular contributor to Storyteller Travel.

Does Salt Make Water Boil Faster? 5 Tips to Boil it Faster

You’ve likely heard that “a watched pot never boils.” If you’re really hungry for some delicious pasta, rice, lentils, or potatoes it may seem like it is taking forever for the water to reach boiling point. So how can you speed it up? Does salt make water boil faster? Adding salt to water makes it …

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29 Animals that Mate for Life: Monogamous Animals List

There’s a certain sweetness when it comes to animals that mate for life. Scarlet macaws, for example, will spend up to 50 years together. In this post, you’ll learn about monogamous animals, including birds, mammals, fish, crustaceans, even parasites. Up to 90% of bird species are monogamous. When it comes to mammals, only about 5% …

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12 Ways to Say “I Love You” in Spanish (Plus 7 Other Heartfelt Expressions)

Curious how to say “I love you” in Spanish? Here are 12 expressions to share how you feel, without embarrassing yourself. You’ll learn differences between expressions so you can express yourself accurately. Perhaps you have a love of traveling. Or maybe you want to converse with someone from a Spanish background. You might just have …

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14 Etruscan Shrew Facts: World’s Smallest Mammal (Non-Flying)

The Etruscan shrew is an incredible little mammal. It is the smallest mammal in the world, aside from a tiny bat. What do we know about this jittery creature? How small are Etruscan shrews? Are they venomous? If you ever get the chance to see one run past, you may think that it had started …

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9 Largest Eagles in the World: Biggest by Weight, Length, Wingspan

Eagles are large, powerful birds of prey. There are 68 species of eagles. In this post, you’ll learn about the largest eagles in the world. The biggest eagles are sorted by weight, length, and wingspan. The largest eagle by weight is Steller’s sea-eagle at 14.75 pounds. The largest eagle by length is the Philippine eagle …

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68 Types of Eagles (4 Groups) Complete Guide to All Species

How many eagle species can you name? If you have lived in North America (like myself), perhaps the bald eagle comes to mind. In this post, you’ll learn about all 68 species of eagles found around the world. They are organized into four different groups from two subfamilies and 23 genera. Learn about where they’re …

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22 Rhinoceros Beetle Facts: 1500 Species, Strength Rating

Rhinoceros beetles are certainly cool insects to look at. Both the longest and the heaviest beetles in the world are species of rhinoceros beetles. Where do rhino beetles live? Are they dangerous? How strong are rhino beetles? In this post, you’ll learn all about rhinoceros beetles. Rhinoceros Beetle Overview Location: On every continent except Antarctica Habitat: Forested …

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What Do Rhinos Eat? 5 Species Guide to Feeding Habits / Diets

What do rhinos eat? In this article, you’ll learn about the eating habits of all 5 rhino species (white, black, Indian, Javan, and Sumatran). We’ll also discuss additional questions about rhinoceros diets and eating habits. What do Rhinoceros Eat? All 5 species of rhinoceros are herbivores, only eating plants and other vegetation. Rhinos are browsers …

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What Sound Does a Giraffe Make? Guide: 6 Giraffe Noises

Giraffes are notoriously quiet. What sound does a giraffe make? In this post, you’ll learn what sounds they make and what they mean. (Spoiler- giraffes make snorts, grunts, hisses, bellows, coughs, moos, and more). You’ll also learn about giraffe humming and infrasound. Are Giraffes Physically Capable of Making Sound? Yes, giraffes are physically able to …

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21 Crowned Eagle Facts: Guide to Africa’s Strongest Eagle

Looking for details about the African crowned eagle? Here you will find everything that you need to know about crowned eagle size, habitat, and eating habits. We’ll also answer the question: “Do crowned eagles eat humans?” 21 African Crowned Eagle Facts These majestic birds are awe-inspiring and powerful. Keep reading for the top facts about …

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