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interesting facts about Malta
23 Feb

17 Marvellous Facts About Malta

Are you looking to impress your mates or simply to brush up on your worldly knowledge?  Get started with these 17 fun facts about Malta! 1. Malta isn’t technically an island Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean and forms part of Europe. Its nearest neighbors are Italy to the north, Greece to the east, Libya to the south and Tunisia to the west. 2. …
interesting facts about Russia
22 Feb

15 Rip-Roaring Facts About Russia

If you’d like to impress your Russian friends with your local knowledge and increase your chances of being crowned the next pub quiz champion, take a look at these 15 fun facts about Russia! 1. Russia is absolutely massive Russia is a huge country spanning both Europe and Asia! It is bordered by Norway and …
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, …
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE LONDON EYE
20 Feb

12 Fast Spinning Facts About The London Eye

The London Eye might not be one of the longest-standing landmarks of the UK capital, but it’s still one of the most recognisable!  How much do you know about London’s colossal wheel? Before you book yourself in for a ride, take in a few of the following fun facts about The London Eye to familiarise yourself.  It’s …
interesting facts about Germany
20 Feb

15 Interesting Facts About Germany

Looking to impress your mates with your knowledge of Europe? Start by learning these 15 fun facts about Germany! 1. Germany has lots of borders! Germany is a large and beautiful country in Western Europe. It is bordered by Denmark to the north, Poland and Czech Republic to the east, Switzerland and Austria to the south, …
interesting facts about Estonia
19 Feb

15 Exciting Facts About Estonia

Looking to boost your knowledge of the countries of Europe? Take a look at these 15 fun facts about Estonia!  1. Estonia is actually a cluster! Despite including around 1,500 islands, Estonia is a small country in Northern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the east and Latvia to the south. To explore this beautiful …
facts about the taj mahal
2 Feb

26 Majestic Facts About The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is, without a doubt, one of the world’s most majestic pieces of architecture.  Found in the Indian city of Agra, it courts more than a million visitors each year purely for its spectacular visuals.  However, it is a mausoleum with plenty of interesting facts about it. To explore the love story behind …
interesting facts about Buckingham Palace
28 Jan

36 Brilliant Facts About Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is well-known as the official London residence of His Majesty, King Charles III. Apart from being a popular tourist attraction, the Palace and its grounds serve as an official royal residence, an administrative centre, and an important location for hosting ceremonies and handling political affairs in the UK. Before you buy your sightseeing …
interesting facts about the Eiffel Tower
27 Jan

28 Fun Facts About The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower or La Tour Eiffel in French is one of the world’s most recognizable landmarks. It was designed as the showpiece of the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris in remembrance of the French Revolution’s centennial as well as to show off France’s modern mechanical know-how on a global scale. Mission accomplished! For a closer look …
Facts about Scandinavia
19 Jan

36 Splendid Facts About Scandinavia

Scandinavia – a frosty landscape that fascinates many people all over the world. It’s home to reindeer, coffee, traditional knitwear – you name it. It traditionally makes up the landscape of at least three ‘Nordic’ countries, but the term is used a little more loosely in the main. It’s a fascinating part of the world, …
cool facts about Beirut
9 Jan

35 Interesting Facts About Beirut

Beirut is a city with a fascinating history that stretches back thousands of years. Boasting a huge population and intriguing financial and trade heritage, it is arguably the heart of Lebanon. However, in recent years, it has come under devastating attacks as a result of ongoing conflict and disputes in the Middle East. In this …
facts about oxfordshire
20 Sep

11 Outstanding Facts About Oxfordshire

More than just a prestigious university county, Oxfordshire is home to some of England’s most fascinating heritage trails and country walks. Not only that, but the quaint surroundings of the region are replete with listed buildings, famous filming locations and more besides. Even if you already live in Oxfordshire, it’s likely that there is still …
Facts about Lancashire
1 Aug

14 Lovely Facts About Lancashire

Lancashire has a wild and vibrant history and is extremely popular with locals and visitors for its fantastic combination of coast, countryside and city pursuits. Certainly, there’s a lot to do here over a small radius! It’s also a county well-known for its rivalry with Yorkshire over the years, with both areas referring to themselves …
facts about Rome
10 Jun

13 Regal Facts About Rome

Rome is – of course – one of the most historically important cities in Europe, if not the world. Once the base of the all-conquering Roman Empire, the capital city of Italy has grown to be a tourist destination that holds just as much historic interest as it does opportunities for rest and relaxation. But …
interesting facts about la Paz
3 Jun

11 Positive Facts About La Paz, Bolivia

Nuestra Senora de La Paz is located in the western part of Bolivia and is surrounded by mountains of the Altiplano. Here are 11 interesting facts about La Paz, a city filled with culture and history. La Paz’s main bus station, with its ceilings and archways, may be familiar to you as it was designed …