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Ecuador’s Cloud Forests: 13 Things to Know (Travelers Guide)

Sure, Ecuador has the Amazon rainforest. But have you heard of the cloud forest in Ecuador? In this article, you’ll learn about Ecuador’s cloud forests, what to see, where to find them, and how to prepare for your trip. Cloud Forests in Ecuador: 13 Things to Know 1. What is a cloud forest? If you …

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African Deer Guide: Meet the Barbary Stag (Africa’s Only Deer)

Africa is known for having all sorts of wonderful animals, including a wide variety of antelopes. But what about African deer? In this article, you’ll learn all about the only African deer. We’ll also discuss what all the other deer-like animals in Africa are. The only deer native to Africa is the Barbary stag (Cervus …

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Filipino Food Guide: 28 Must-Try Dishes, Drinks, Desserts

Having been born in the Philippines, I grew up eating traditional Filipino food. Here’s my guide to the best Filipino foods, including dishes, sweet desserts, and drinks. Plus the super popular, Jollibee restaurant. Despite having lived most of my life in Canada, these foods still give me a sense of nostalgia, even when I was …

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22 Brown Hyena Facts: Habitat, Diet, Strandwolf Size

Not all hyenas are the laughing kind. In this guide, you’ll learn all about brown hyenas, including what they look like, their diet, and what sounds they make. Strandwolves are long-haired hyenas found in southern Africa. Brown Hyena Overview Latin Name: Parahyaena brunnea Location: Southern Africa; Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe Habitat: prefers rocky …

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16 Largest Rainforests in the World: Travelers Guide

When I was in grade 2 my teacher taught us all about rainforests. I’ve been fascinated by them ever since. If you’re like me, you’ll enjoy learning all about the 16 largest rainforests in the world. To start off with, we’ll look at the largest rainforest in the world. And then examine what exactly a …

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14 Cute Baby Cheetah Facts: Diet, Cub Sounds, Photos

A baby cheetah is one of the most adorable creatures on earth (mind you, I say that about most animals). With their brown eyes and fluffy mantle, I can’t help but say “awwww!” In this article, you’ll learn all about cheetah cubs, including what they eat, what they look like, and what noises they make. …

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17 Safest Countries in Africa: Ranked by Data (Travelers Guide)

To travel as safely as possible, we created this list of the safest African countries. In this post, you’ll learn about the safest countries in Africa, according to actual data. Not opinions and tourism board marketing. We’ll also take a quick look at other interesting information for each country on the list. Mauritius, Ghana, and …

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16 Ways to Say Hello in Dutch (Greetings, Kisses, Customs)

If the Netherlands is in your travel plans, here’s how to say hello in Dutch. Plus a whole set of greetings to add to your vocabulary before you go. I’ll also discuss how to respond to these greetings, as well as proper etiquette. My parents emigrated from the Netherlands in the early 1980s, and the …

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30 Fastest Animals in the World: Land, Air, Water

What are the fastest animals in the world? In this post, you’ll learn about the world’s 30 fastest animals. They are organized by land, air, and water. And include mammals, birds, sharks, fish. And both predator and prey. The world’s fastest land animal is the cheetah with a top speed of 76 mph (122 km/h). The peregrine …

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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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