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9 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT GREECE

Greece, one of the oldest countries in Europe is situated in Southeastern Europe with a population of about 11 million as of 2016 and home to thousands of Islands. Often called the base of Western civilization, it was quite influential in ancient …

7 Surprising Facts About the Egyptian Pyramids

The Egyptian pyramids are one of the greatest architectural achievements of the ancient world. As an incredible feat of engineering, Egyptologists are still discovering more about these structures with each passing year. The Giza pyramid complex has drawn visitors from around the …

10 Facts About Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a massive sculpture carved into the Black Hills region of South Dakota. Completed in 1941 under the direction of Gutzon Borglum and his son Lincoln, the sculpture is roughly 60-ft, depicting the faces of U.S. presidents George …

Countries Where Euthanasia is Legal

Presently,  human euthanasia is legitimate in the Netherlands, Belgium, Colombia, Luxembourg, Canada, India, and South Korea. Assisted suicide is lawful in Switzerland, Germany, South Korea, and Japan.  In the US states of Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Hawaii, Vermont, Montana, Washington DC, and California, …

History of Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace has been the home of the British Royal Family since 1837. The Palace is one of the UK’s most iconic buildings, most visited tourist attractions and has one of the most famous balconies in the world. Who built Buckingham Palace? …

7 Interesting Facts About Guatemala

Guatemala, a republic in Central America, officially the Republic of Guatemala is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico (North) the Pacific Ocean (Southwest), Belize (Northeast), the Caribbean (East), Honduras (also East) and El Salvador (Southwest). It is the most populated …

Facts About Uluru / Ayers Rock

Estimated to be about 600 million years old, Ayers Rock is now officially called Uluru, its Aboriginal name. It was named Ayers Rock by William Gosse in 1873 after Sir Henry Ayers, who was the Chief Secretary of South Australia at the …

Interesting Facts About Mount Everest

Mount Everest, perhaps mother nature’s crown jewel, is the tallest mountain in the world (above sea level), standing at an impressive 29,092ft in the Eastern region of the Himalayas. The mountain was formed over 60 million years ago by colliding tectonic plates …

10 Tips When Travelling to the Caribbean

Is your passport ordered and tickets purchased? Are you hoping your new red bikini will be a hit at your adults-only resort? It’s time to relax and embrace the beauty of the Caribbean Islands. Whether you are headed to Jamaica, Barbados, or …

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Seven Wonders of the World, also known as the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, is a collection of extraordinary constructions referred to numerous times in ancient Hellenic media. The first such lists occurred in the first and second centuries BC, …

10 Facts About Italian Food

Do you have a favourite Italian restaurant that you like to visit with family or friends? Maybe you like to order some stuffed mushrooms and calamari to start with, followed by a bowl of zuppa toscana soup. The main course arrives, and …

7 Famous Landmarks in London

Most people have heard of London but many haven’t been to the city to explore the sights such as the Houses of Parliament, parks, markets, Baker Street and Madame Tussauds, but what are the most famous landmarks and why do they attract …
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