EU fun facts

Windmills in Kinderdijk, Netherlands
24 Nov

22 Nifty Facts About The Netherlands

Looking to boost your knowledge of Europe and increase your chances of getting crowned the next pub quiz champion? Why not start with these fun facts about the Netherlands! 1. The Netherlands or Holland? Netherlands (commonly referred to as Holland) is a low and flat country in North-Western Europe. 2. It’s called The Netherlands for …
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19 Nov

30 Marvellous Facts About Madrid

Are you looking to boost your knowledge of Spain and improve your chances of winning the next geography quiz? Check out these 30 fun facts about Madrid! 1. Madrid is an ancient city. Madrid was founded around 860 A.C. 2. You’ll have to look to the village to learn more… The origins of the Madrid …
Carpathians, Ukraine
9 Nov

17 Unusual Facts About Ukraine

Grandiose, gorgeous and full of Eastern European history and wonder, Ukraine is one of the most dynamic and fascinating countries in Europe. Even if you’ve been before, these fun facts about Ukraine may well surprise you – let’s take a look! 1. It’s the Jupiter of Europe. Ukraine is the largest country wholly within the …
Fun facts about Cyprus
7 Nov

12 Sensational Facts About Cyprus

Cyprus is a natural wonder. Not only is it one of the absolute sunniest countries on the planet, it’s absolutely ripe with fantastic history and is steeped in legend! Did you know that you can even ski in the morning in Cyprus and sunbathe in the afternoon? Here are some more fun facts about Cyprus …
Fun Facts about Brussels
31 Oct

12 Brilliant Facts About Brussels

Ever been to Belgium before? There’s a chance you’ve heard of Brussels. It is also the capital city there. – as the administrative centre of the European Union, the city also appears in the media regularly. Many visitors to Brussels are interested in seeing the headquarters of the EU alone! However, there’s more to this …
Monaco Harbor
15 Oct

18 Magnificent Facts About Monaco

Tax-haven and playground to the rich and famous. Park your yacht up and take a look at these fun facts about Monaco to boost your worldly knowledge! 1. Where – and what – is Monaco? Monaco is an independent Principality on the French Mediterranean coastline. It is bordered only by France to the north and …
interesting facts about France
10 Oct

27 Fun Facts About France

Famous for its delicious food and wine, medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches, here’s some fun facts about France 1. France is a big draw. France is a highly popular, historical and in some parts, untouched country in Western Europe. 2. It’s got plenty of neighbors. It is bordered by Belgium and Luxembourg in …
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7 Oct

16 Amazing Facts About The Alps

If you’ve ever been mountaineering in Europe before, there is a good chance you may have come across the Alps! This huge mountain range covers a vast array of land and proves to be truly breathtaking to traverse. Here are some fun facts about the Alps that should help whet your appetite for a trek. …
Fun Facts about Corfu
6 Oct

12 Interesting Facts About Corfu

Corfu has long been a wonderful holiday destination for people traveling from all over the world. It’s an island location in the Mediterranean and carries influences from the French as well as the Greek – naturally! It’s a spectacular, sunny getaway for many people, though it also has a rich and fascinating history well worth …
interesting facts about French Polynesia
25 Sep

17 Fascinating Facts About French Polynesia

This beautiful country is a favorite romantic destination for honeymooners, lovers and those looking to simply relax in coral-fringed surroundings.  Before you head off to this wonderful country, boost your local knowledge with these 17 fun facts about French Polynesia! 1. Where is French Polynesia? French Polynesia is a French overseas territory and archipelago in …
Barcelona Facts
22 Sep

12 Brilliant Facts About Barcelona

Barcelona might not be the capital of Spain, but this vibrant city of culture and charm remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in the nation. Not only that, but it’s both picturesque and memorable – and with plenty of history well worth tuning into. How much do you know about this city? Let’s …
interesting facts about Denmark
16 Sep

15 Delightful Facts About Denmark

Looking to increase your knowledge of Europe and boost your chances on quiz night? Here’s some fun facts about Denmark… 1. Denmark is actually a collection of islands. Denmark is an archipelago consisting of around 406 islands and islets surrounding the mainland in Northern Europe. It is bordered only by Germany to the south. It …
interesting facts about Slovenia
10 Sep

15 Splendid Facts About Slovenia

If you’re looking to move to this pretty country or you’re simply going on holiday here, take a look at these fun facts about Slovenia before you go! 1. It’s a hilly region! Slovenia is a mountainous country in Central Europe. 2. Slovenia used to be part of Yugoslavia. Once a part of the former …
Map of Europe
29 Aug

15 Excellent Facts About Europe

Spanning 400 million square miles, Europe is a temperate continent in the northern hemisphere and home to 741 million people, incredible history and diverse destinations that are on many people’s bucket lists. Here are some fun facts about Europe to bring you up to speed… 1. Where does Europe get its name from? Europe was …
interesting facts about Austria
12 Aug

19 Ace Facts About Austria

Looking to boost your knowledge of Europe and increase your chances of being crowned the next quiz champion? Why not start with these fun facts about Austria! 1. Austria has plenty of neighbors. Austria is a beautiful landlocked country in Central Europe. It shares a border with Germany to the north west, Czech Republic to …