The Great Barrier Reef

The coral of the Great Barrier Reef is the largest living organism that can be seen from space. If the temperature of the coral reaches 31 degrees, it is under threat of overheating and dying. To help reduce its temperature, the reef releases a gas into the atmosphere that creates clouds and shade (how cool … More The Great Barrier Reef

Castles and Cuckoo Clocks

On a Family Road Trip Through Germany: Fairy Tales, Castles and Cuckoo Clocks Years after a magical solo trip through the Black Forest and beyond, the writer returns with her family. Would the magic hold up with three medium-size children? Certain trips acquire an almost mythical quality over time: You leave home at the right … More Castles and Cuckoo Clocks