Scotland fun facts

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10 Nov

10 Chilly Facts about Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a pretty chilly province of Canada that many of you out there have probably already visited. But did you know that it’s UNESCO-recognized and that it boasts fortresses, high tides, and lobsters by the basketful? Sit tight, and we’ll take you through some fun facts about Nova Scotia to influence your next …
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15 May

10 Monster Facts about Loch Ness

Ever heard of the Loch Ness Monster? Of course you have! The giant sea creature supposedly lurking in the murky waters of Scotland is the stuff of legend going back decades. But before Loch Ness became known as the home of a monster, it was, of course, simply a lake! So, let’s get to know …
facts about shetland islands
20 Dec

12 Surefire Facts about The Shetland Islands

Have you ever wondered about the northernmost point of the United Kingdom? That would be the Shetland Islands! This gathering of small islands is known for its incredible views, green fields, brisk waters, and wonderful food! It also has an incredible history that is still felt today through its Viking roots! So, let’s get to …
Facts about the Isle of Skye
3 Dec

12 Sensational Facts About The Isle of Skye

If there’s a Scottish island more enchanting than Skye, you’re likely going to be hard pushed to find it! Skye is one of the most popular isles with historians and visitors to Scotland, and it certainly has its place in literature going back centuries. Before you head there, make sure to read up on a …
Facts about Northern Lights
10 Oct

17 Nifty Facts About The Northern Lights

The natural world really is amazing – and one of the most popular sights in the northern hemisphere is Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights! These fantastic, colorful light cascades can only be spotted in the sky in specific locations – it’s a dream vacation for many people north and south! Even if you regularly …
British Empire Facts
2 Oct

24 Eye-opening Facts About The British Empire

British Empire, a comprehensive system of servitudes that over some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of Great Britain. The policy of recognizing significant degrees of self-government by dependencies led to the development of the notion of a ‘British Commonwealth’ by the 20th century. Several British colonies that became independent joined …
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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 …
facts about the north sea
12 Jun

14 Nautical Facts About The North Sea

As dangerous as it is bountiful, the North Sea might pique your interest for a number of reasons. On the smaller side, it makes up for it by being a renewable energy producing gem and is valued for its abundance of fish and its unique tourism. A true Jack of all Trades, the North Sea …
interesting facts about Scotland
5 Apr

12 Sensational Facts About Scotland

Scotland is more than just the land of tartan, pipe music and porridge!  Scottish heritage is rich, interesting and varied – and there’s likely to be plenty of facts you may not know.  Therefore, allow us to share a stack of fun facts about Scotland for you… 1. Glasgow or Edinburgh? Scotland’s capital city is …
interesting facts about Great Britain
29 Mar

44 Funny Facts About The UK

The United Kingdom is one of the most influential nations on Earth. So naturally, people tend to think they know more about it than is often the case. Even the locals may find the following facts about the UK a little surprising… 1. The UK is amazingly diverse. You can find over 300 languages spoken …