Some countries have a day called Boxing Day. You may have heard of it but I bet you never asked yourself where the name comes from. Let me explain… Let me disappoint you from the start! The term has nothing to do with the sport of boxing. Boxing day comes from the Victorian era. You … Continue reading Why is Boxing Day called Boxing Day? #LetMeExplain
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Things you never asked yourself about
series explaining daily stuff things you never ask yourself about. like why we say "fingers crossed". Where expressions like SAVED BY THE BELL or YOU CAN HEAR A PIN DROP comes from. Or what about BOXING DAY? https://youtu.be/YxvzmhuNgeQ
Every Crystal Palace sign & name EXPLAINED
All things Crystal Palace are not named after the football club. They're all related to the great exhibition in 1851 that took place in London. Read more:
🇨🇰 Podcast 030: Travel to Rarotonga ft @the5kilotraveller
Travel Podcast about Rarotonga. In the Cook Islands, northeast o New Zealand, you will find an actual piece of heaven. Lonely beaches, crystal blue waters, and friendly locals. The place is called Rarotonga and Katherine, an enthusiastic lady from New Zealand is telling us all about it.
🇬🇧 Podcast 029: Travel to London Picture Spots ft Michael
Travel Podcast about London Picture Spots. Michael is a great cityscape photographer, who shares his top 3 locations when it comes to grabbing great shots of London from a distance.
🇬🇧 Podcast 028: Travel to Georgian London ft Jack
Travel Podcast about Georgian London. A short walk with Jack around buildings that are left from the Georgian Era. The oldest restaurant in London, prostitution spots, and more!
Environment is stronger than Willpower
Be careful when forming your social circle. People you hang around have bigger impact on your life than you think.
🇯🇴 Podcast 027: Travel to Jordan ft @IbnHattuta
Travel podcast about Jordan, a country with a rich history, situated at the crossroads between Africa, Europe and Asia. Join with Kasem, a local, to explore this great country.
🏴Travel Podcast 026: Travel to Tudor London ft Jack
Travel Podcast about Tudor London. In this episode, Jack and I speak about his favourite Tudor buildings that you can still see in London to this day.
🇺🇸🇨🇦Podcast 025: Travel to the Pacific Northwest ft Lander
Travel Podcast about the Pacific Northwest, straddling USA and Canada in the Northwest of the continent. Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, and places in between. Spectacular scenery guaranteed!
🇺🇸 Podcast 024: Travel to Washington DC ft Lissa
Travel podcast about Washington DC, named for George Washington, the first president of the United States. Attractions, food locations, travelling within the city, and much more.
🇧🇬 Podcast 023: Travel to Bankso, Bulgaria ft Travelling Buzz
Travel Podcast about Bankso, Bulgaria. Prepare to be charmed by beautiful nature and extreme activities. Maria, aka Travelling Buzz, shares her knowledge of Bansko and the surrounding areas.
🇬🇧Podcast 022: Travel to Covent Garden ft Hazel Baker
Travel podcast about Covent Garden. Do you think of Covent Garden as only a simple square with lots of shops? I've put that idea to bed, thanks to today’s guest Hazel, a tour guide in London.
🇨🇦 Podcast 021: Travel to Montreal, Canada ft Sydney Wong
Travel podcast about Montreal. We're back in Canada! Head east and visit Montreal, the largest city in Quebec. Sydney will tell us all about Montreal: its food, culture and history.
🇲🇽 Podcast 020: Travel to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico ft Cass
Travel Podcast about Puerto Vallarta. Visiting new countries is not always about traveling to the most popular cities there. We often fall into that trap and that is why I am happy to introduce you to Episode 20 - the different Mexico! Join me as we travel with Cass Aragón to the beautiful beach city of Puerto Vallarta, on the West Coast of Mexico.
🇮🇱 Podcast 019: Travel to Israel ft Aliya
Travel Podcast about Israel: First time travelling to Israel? No problem! Watch this podcast with a local guide Aliya and gather the tips you need for your trip. Food, culture and more.
🇺🇸 PODCAST 018: Travel to Philadelphia ft @Kayla Meets Culture
Travel Podcast about Philadelphia. Visit Philadelphia through the eyes of a local: travel to one of the oldest capitals of the USA! The city that hosted the Founding Fathers, the city where both the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the Constitution were signed.
Podcast Travel Stories #2: “No Running Water” ft Eisa Alhabib
Travel Stories: No Running Water. Have you ever had to adapt to an uncomfortable situation? Eisa tells us how he faced just such a case when he was in Cambodia.
Podcast Travel Stories #1: “White Waters took my GoPro” ft Eisa Alhabib
Travel Stories: White waters took my GoPro. Have you ever lost your GoPro in white waters? You may easily lose all hope but that is not the case with Eisa. He did not lose his hope. Did he find it though...?
🇮🇳 PODCAST 017: Travel to Kolkata ft Soumen Sengupta
Travel podcast about Kolkata, India (with a local). Hey Curious Nation! We are once again coming to India, and we are travelling to Kolkata, in the East of India. Soumen has some curiosities to share with us, in addition to his contagious laugh. We also find out why Kolkata changed its name, and discover the street food that is typical of this region.