North America

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fun facts about Florida
22 Aug

26 Fun Facts About Florida

Florida, known to millions as the Sunshine State, is a hugely popular holiday point for millions of people all over the world.  However, it is home to more than just Disney World and oranges! Here’s some fun facts about Florida you may not already be aware of… 1. Head to Florida for fun on the …
fun facts about Utah
30 Jul

16 Utopian Facts About Utah

Ever been to Utah? A state towards the deep west of the US, it’s home to a variety of outdoor pursuits and winter standards. In fact, it’s played host to the Winter Olympic Games in the past! But how much do you really know about the state? Here’s a stack of interesting facts about Utah …
Interesting facts about San Francisco
23 Jul

13 Sensational Facts About San Francisco

San Francisco, the famous city that’s home to the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz has been seen in countless films over the ages. It has made a name for itself all over the world and even if you haven’t had the opportunity to see it in person, you will have certainly heard of it. However, …
interesting facts about Philadelphia
11 Jun

27 Playful Facts About Philadelphia

When you hear the word Philadelphia what’s the first thing that you do? Let me guess! First you start singing Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Streets of Philadelphia’: “…Oh brother are you gonna leave me wastin’ away On the streets of Philadelphia?”… Second, when the melody starts to fade away you see Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington in …
facts about the niagara falls
28 May

11 Awe Inspiring Facts About Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. If you’re looking to brush up on your knowledge, this list provides all the interesting and mind-blowing facts about these spectacular waterfalls. 1. There are more than a few falls here. The Niagara Falls is in fact made up of three different …
fun facts about the Statue of Liberty
22 May

18 Little-known Facts About The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty, an iconic US national monument, welcomes approximately 4.5 million visitors every year.  If you’re considering a visit, you’ll want to learn these fun facts about Lady Liberty: 1. Lady Liberty is actually French! The Statue of Liberty was a gift to the people of the United States from the people of …
Interesting facts about Quebec
3 May

16 Fun Facts About Quebec

Quebec is one of Canada’s most fascinating historic cities, offering heritage seeping through every building and clear to see from street to street. In fact, many European visitors may feel quite at home as they walk around the city! It’s a beautiful place – but there’s likely plenty that you might not know its history!  …
fun facts about Area 51
13 Apr

15 Top Secret Facts About Area 51

What exactly is Area 51 hiding? The subject of many, many conspiracy theories – and a fairly daft attempt to ‘storm’ the government-protected site back in 2019 – the secrecy surrounding the US test facility is huge. However, it’s only so interesting to conspiracy fans across the world thanks to a certain alleged alien sighting …
facts about Ottawa
6 Apr

14 Outstanding Facts About Ottawa

Want to find out a little more about the capital cities of the world and increase your chances of winning the next geography quiz? Take a look at these 14 fun facts about Ottawa! 1.   The ACTUAL Canadian capital Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. 2.   Ottawa has an interesting pronunciation Wondering how to say …
Fun facts about Mexico
4 Apr

43 Mind-Blowing Facts About Mexico

Mexico has a fascinating history, wonderful food, and an abundance of natural wonders. It’s a land of early civilizations, diverse ethnicities, unbelievable landscapes, and a vivacious culture. Did you know that Mexico is home to the world’s largest pyramid or that Mexico is one of the countries with the richest linguistic diversity in the world? …
interesting facts about Canada
3 Apr

20 Captivating Facts About Canada

Looking to boost your knowledge of the big wide world and better your chance of being crowned the next geography quiz champion? Why not start with these fun facts about Canada! 1. Canada’s name has incredible origins. The word ‘Canada’ itself comes from the word Kanata, which means ‘settlement’ or ‘village’ in the language of …
fun facts about Hawaii
22 Mar

19 Happy Facts About Hawaii

Do you dream of visiting Hawaii? It’s part of the USA and yet it feels so distant, so alien, so separate. The state attracts millions of visitors from all corners of the world every single year, most of whom are determined to bask in the gorgeous landscape it has to offer. On the surface, Hawaii …
facts about USA
17 Mar

26 Uncensored Facts About The USA

If you have family or friends who live in the USA or if you’re looking to move here, take a look at these 26 fun facts about the USA and impress the locals with your quiz-busting knowledge! 1. The USA is MASSIVE The USA is a large country consisting of 50 states in North America. …
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