The wide-open landscapes, exotic animal life and giant sand dunes invite us to explore Namibia in south-west Africa. Watch a video, see photos and read our reports on things to see and do in this fascinating country.
From a warthog on the sofa to the ghost towns of the Forbidden Zone and plenty of empty space in between, Namibia never disappoints the visitor. David John Weber shares some visual impressions of a very dry country.
The Netherlands has a long tradition of cycling, and even in Amsterdam, bicycles are a popular way to get around. Residents of the Dutch capital own more than three times as many bikes as cars. In fact, there are even more bikes than permanent residents.
Similes are expressions that compare two things: "as quiet as a mouse", "as deep as the ocean". Australian singer Lenka uses a lot of similes in her song "Everything at Once". Listen to the song while we give you some practice in using similes.