Nat Geo’s Family field guide to wildlife
Show some respect: All animals have a purpose, even ugly creepy-crawlies — for example, earthworms keep the soil healthy.
Nurture nature: Respect animals’ habitats and don’t bring home souvenirs like shells, nests and logs. And don’t litter!
Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth
Where: Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries.
Tell me more: An exploration of JRR Tolkien’s creative genius, including private collections not seen before, and a wealth of unpublished art by the man himself. Until 28 October, before moving to New York.
A dead good deal
In numbers: Polish Vodka Museum, Warsaw
the minimum alcoholic strength of vodka
when the first Polish vodka distillery was established
grains the spirit can be made from to get the official classification of ‘Polish vodka’
vodka distilleries operating in Poland today, approximately
litres of vodka were allowed per person per month under communist rationing
What we’ve been brunching on
Brioche aux pralines from Valence, France // Josephine Price
Menemen with Urfa chillies, silken tofu, lots of fresh tomatoes // Stephanie Cavagnaro
Fiery huevos rancheros // Connor McGovern
In Denmark, Danish blue on rye with sea buckthorn // Charlotte Wigram-Evans
Published in the September 2018 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK)