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facts about the orient express
6 Sep

22 Outstanding Facts About The Orient Express

There is a good chance you may be familiar with the Orient Express. It is after all one of the most famous luxury trains in history. So much so, it is the feature of many books including Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and its many films and TV adaptations. Let’s learn some more …
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 UNESCO
21 Jul

13 Unbelievable Facts About UNESCO

We live in an increasing and fascinating world!  Thanks to the work of groups such as UNESCO, our rich history and heritage remains preserved for generations to come.  But what does UNESCO actually do?  As an introduction, here are some interesting facts about UNESCO: 1. Why was UNESCO founded? UNESCO’s aim is, ultimately, to promote …
interesting facts about the Silk Road
5 Jul

17 Seductive Facts About The Silk Road

The Silk Road changed the world when it was first founded. And even after over half a millennia, the legacy of its achievements continues to affect the way long-distance trade is approached. Here’s some fun facts about the Silk Road that will increase your chances of becoming the next pub quiz champion! 1. It wasn’t …
facts about Venice, Italy
29 May

21 Vibrant Facts About Venice, Italy

For a variety of reasons, almost everyone I know wants to visit the extraordinary city that is Venice. Whether you’re planning a visit or simply want to brush up on your local knowledge, here are 21 fun facts about Venice to whet your appetite… 1. It’s the city of water. The Metropolitan City of Venice …
interesting facts about Italy
20 Feb

18 Interesting Facts About Italy

Whether you hail from this stunning country or you’re looking to take a vacation here, brush up on your local knowledge with these 18 fun facts about Italy! 1. Italy benefits from land and sea borders Italy is a beautiful and culturally rich country in Europe. It is bordered by Switzerland and Austria to the north, …