Travel Facts & Travel Trivia
DID YOU KNOW...
FACT: Mexico City is sinking at an average rate of 10cm a year, 10 times faster than Venice.
FACT: The Trans Canada highway begins in Vancouver (B.C) and ends in St John’s (Newfoundland). It’s 7,821km.
FACT: The Vatican City is the world’s smallest independent state and has a population of just 800 it's own anthem and coins!
FACT: The shortest scheduled airline flight is from the Scottish island of Westray to its neighbor island, Papa Westray. The flight is 2 minutes!
FACT: Every day about 3,000 Euro are thrown into the Trevi Fountain in Rome and collected at night to be given to a charity
FACT: With almost 40 million visitors per year, Italy has the most hotel rooms of any other nation in Europe.
FACT: Population density in Australia is usually calculated in km2 per person, not people per km2
FACT: The UK generates nearly 5 millions visitors to the USA per year!
FACT: About 10 million people in the world go on a cruise every year. 15% of Americans have been on a cruise ship at least once.
FACT: The first European settlers in Australia drank more alcohol per person than any other community in the history of mankind.
FACT: The elegant gondola in Venice is made from 280 pieces of eight different types of wood and left side is 24cm bigger than right
FACT: City with the most Rolls Royce’s per capita: Hong Kong
FACT: The Tokyo Zoo, located in Japan, closes down for two months every year to give the animals a little break from the people
FACT: Ten percent of the Russian government’s income comes from the sale of vodka
FACT: People began surfing in Hawaii before Columbus sailed to America.