The rafflesia takes six to nine months to go from bud to bloom, and then it dies in a week! So it is not just elusive, the rafflesia’s story is quite tragic, really. Up close with the Rafflesia, the largest and smelliest flower on Earth You’d have to be like Indiana Jones and hack your […]
It is one of the scariest places on earth, with an evil aura and a spooky disposition. And as I mentioned, I felt I was being watched when I was there. Is it a haunted place? My bone-chilling assessment is “yes”. End of the road: What is it about Japan’s Aokigahara Forest that attracts tourists? […]
The idea of diving into a lake to swim with thousands of jellyfishes (of the harmless variety) had never crossed my mind. It was never even on my bucket list, in fact……
This season is simply the best in recent times. A combination of hot weather and regular rainfall resulted in this long durian season and the fruit’s oversupply.