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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 …

What Counties Make Up Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland has six counties: Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone. These counties were the principal local government divisions of Northern Ireland from its creation in 1921 going on to 1972 when the governmental features were abolished and replaced with the …

10 Interesting Facts About Italy

The country of Italy is well-known for its gorgeous rolling plains and long Mediterranean coastline. Having left an unprecedented mark on Western culture and cuisine, there aren’t many who are unfamiliar with the region. Italy’s capital, Rome, houses the Vatican City, in …

5 Busiest Airports in the United States

The United States of America has one of the busiest and most extensive air transportation networks in the world. The US alone accounts for about a third of the world’s total air traffic. Due to its geography and the long distances between …

Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities in California

The state of California is known for a variety of reasons: scenic views, Hollywood, celebrities, the beaches, and Silicon Valley among others. California is on North America’s west coast and is the largest state by population and third largest by land area. …