Herald Universe

Thinking beyond horizons

Butterworts are from a genus of around 80 species. They are native to all continents, except Australia and Antarctica. Most species can be found in Central and South America. Typically, plants have fleshy rosettes of green, pink or red leaves, covered with dew-producing glands. In temperate varieties, leaves are produced in spring and flowers form […]
Travelling solo can be a great adventure. If you travel alone, you’ll get to know yourself better and follow your own schedule. If you’ve been holding back, these tips will make it easier for you to head out alone. You’ll learn how to deal with three of the most common concerns. Coping with Loneliness and […]
Sundews are native to every continent apart from Antarctica. The genus is among the largest of all carnivorous plants with around 200 known species. They grow in various habitats in nutrient deficient soils and come in diverse shapes and sizes. Sundews come in prostrate or upright rosettes between 1 and 100 cm (0.39 and 39.37 […]
Whitewater rafting is a perfect way to combine a love for the outdoors and the rushing thrill of taking on nature’s elements. There is nothing quite like driving through a rushing whorl of water as the spray hits your face. Bouncing up and down in your seat, you feel you are only moments away from […]
Sarracenia belongs to a genus of 8 recognised species. They are native habitat to North America, primarily the eastern see-board and northern USA as well as south-east Canada. They grow along coastal plains and sunny open wetlands. These habitats are under attack due to drainage to facilitate urban developments. They are therefore becoming increasingly rare. […]
Costa Rica is an eco-tourism paradise with rainforests, exotic wildlife, volcanoes and much more. This relatively small Central American country is also an interesting place to scuba dive. Most of the diving in Costa Rica is done on the west coast Pacific Ocean side. An area up in the Guanacaste region, located in the northwestern […]
The Venus flytrap is probably the most recognizable of all carnivorous plants. It is the only member of its genus and is native to North and South Carolina, USA, where they predominantly catch spiders, rather than flies. In spring and summer, the plant produces waxy green leaves with ornate traps on the tips. The inner […]
When planning your next tour, accommodation and food are likely to eat up a large slice of your budget. It’s therefore important to consider your options to obtain the best value possible, without having to make too many compromises. Somehow, though, in spite of all of our best intentions, holidays always seem to cost more […]
Having one or two hobbies can help give you a purpose in life.  It gives you an escape from life’s stresses by allowing you to immerse yourself in something you enjoy.  It takes you to your ‘happy place’ where you can shut out the world for some much needed ‘ME’ time. You may have a […]
Learning a new skill will not only help you to become a well-rounded person, but it will also help keep you up to date and in touch with the world around you.  As working from home becomes more popular, this becomes increasingly important. It is important to learn new skills in order to grow and […]