Buttercup is one of the most famous sloths of all time. And the oldest female three-toed sloth ever recorded. She is widely considered the queen of sloths and lives in the Costa Rica sloth sanctuary. Sweet Ms. Buttercup was catapulted to international recognition from the wildly popular Animal Planet series “Meet the Sloths”. Buttercup was only a few months old when
A sexy blend of eco-hotels, dreadlocked Italians, and a laid back vibe, Holbox soon gets under your skin - it's only a matter of time before you start plotting ways to go native.
For over 70 years, until her passing last year, Doris Olive Netting put back a glass of Guinness every day. Since the Second World War, Doris slugged back a pint of the black stuff, until the ripe age of 100 years of age! During my impoverished college years in England, a pint of guinness and a packet of crisps often stepped in for 'lunch'
Dia De Los Muertos pokes a wet-willy in deaths' ear, explodes with an appreciation for the sweetness of life while bowing down with the utmost respect to the occasion. Held within range of Halloween, and featuring macabre imagery and costumes, it's often referred to as “Mexican Halloween”. In reality, however, the difference is similar to the cool, well-dressed, proverbial 'aunt' that comes to family occasions. While there's no relation to this
Afternoon Tea is served with tea and a tower of delectables. Savories on the bottom, a layer of scones, followed by sweet pastries. Though a tad disorientating, and loaded with a minefield of class conscious rituals (the likelihood of committing a social faux pas is unavoidable), it's enormous fun! Read on and you'll fit right in! Downton Abbey anyone? But what about the
I love to travel. Love it, love it, love it…absolutely detest flying though. I used to fly a lot as a kid and loved it. My first flight was on one of Freddie Laker's last. London to New York. We circled for what seemed like forever in a cigarette- filled cabin high above NYC before landing…no one bothered putting seat
Ok, ladies! More travel tips for all you solo adventurers. If you've already got these in your 'tool kit' of street smarts, well done! If not, read on and you will have