10 Fun and Interesting Travel Facts – travel ideas for your bucket list

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We have 10 fun and interesting travel facts for you that actually might astonish you.

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Travelling the world is one of the best things in life.

But not only that, exploring the world is fun, entertaining and educational.

The world has so many stories to tell and there are so many interesting facts and fun things to share.

We want to tell you about 10 travel facts that we really find worth knowing. And if you are just planning a trip, these might want you to extend your travel bucket list…

10 Travel Facts That Will Astonish You

Are you ready to extend your bucket list?

Las Vegas

Have you been to Las Vegas? If so, you know that there is an incredibly high density of hotels on the Las Vegas Strip but also offside.

You might still know that Las Vegas is home of some of the largest hotels (number of rooms) in the world. In fact, 8 out of the top 10 are in LV.

But did you know that it will take you roughly 290 years if you would spend only one night in each hotel room?

First Travel Facts are the huge number of hotel rooms in Las Vegas.
It takes 290 years if you want to sleep in each hotel room for just 1 night. But still, Las Vegas should be on your bucket list, even for a night or two. (image: Pixabay)


Our next travel fact comes from Monaco.

Monaco is one of the wealthiest places in the world, yet, it is smaller than Central Park in New York. This means that almost 40.000 people would live in Central Park

Monaco is smaller than Central Park, another travel fact.
Monaco is smaller than Central Park in New York. (image: Pixabay)

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Saudi Arabia

This, for us is one of the most atonishing travel facts:

About 2/3 of the Earth’s surface is covered with water. But did you know that there is only ONE country that doesn’t have a river?
That is Saudi Arabia.

A travel idea is Saudi Arabia, a place without a river.
The world’s only country without a river is Saudi Arabia. (image: Pixabay)

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When you are in Rome, it is a tradition to toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain. If you throw it over your left shoulder you will come back to Rome one day.

As a result, an amazing €1.4 million were thrown into the fountain in 2016.

All the money is donated to Caritas, a charity organization which supports a supermarket program for Rome’s needy.

If you haven’t been to Rome yet, this might be a travel idea and you also support a good cause.

A travel idea is Rome. Always worth putting it on the bucket list.
All money thrown into the Trevi Fountain is donated for charity. (image: Pixabay)


Would you have guessed that Canada has more than 3 million! lakes?

Obviously, it is the country with the largest number of lakes which corresponds to 60% of all lakes worldwide.

So, Canada is an amazing destination and a travel idea for all nature lovers.

Canada is a travel idea for any nature lover
Canada is home to more than 3 million lakes. (image: Pixabay)


Everyone knows the Eiffel Tower, the landmark of Paris. And we have an interesting travel fact for you about it.

Did you know that it takes a crew of 25 people more than 1 year to paint the Eiffel Tower? 

Having been painted already 18 times, it comes down to almost once every 7 years.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris a landmark and has an interesting travel fact to reveal.
It takes more than 1 year to renew the painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. (image: Pixabay)

What do you think about a city trip to Barcelona?
If this amazing destination is on your bucket list, you will love our blog post:
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Shortest Flights

Here’s a fun travel fact for you.

The shortest flight for which tickets are available for purchase and which is scheduled is 2.7km [1.7mi]. The flight is between the Scottish Islands Westray and Papa Westray. It takes about 1 minute.

Isn’t that something to add to your bucket list?

The shortest international flight was only added in 2016 and connects Germany and Switzerland. The 13 miles flight goes between Switzerland’s St Gallen-Altenrhein Airport and Germany’s Friedrichshafen Airport.

Something for your bucket list - the shortest flight available.
The shortest scheduled flight lasts for about 1min and connects the Scottish Islands Westray and Papa Westray.

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Have you heard about the East-Site Gallery?
No, it’s not a fancy gallery located in Manhattan.
Actually, it is the longest open-air gallery in the world, which is located in Berlin.

It was opened in 1990 when artists from 21 countries took part in creating this extraordinary gallery with 101 painting on a 1.3km remainder of the Berlin Wall.

A trip to Berlin is another one of our travel ideas for you. a place full of history.

Berlin has to be on your bucket list, for sure it is on our list of interesting travel facts.
The East Side Gallery in Berlin is the largest open air gallery in the world. (image: Pixabay)

United States of America

The United States has by far the most airports (incl airfields) in the world.

With about 15000 (some references are closer to 14700) they put Mexico in second place big times (about 4000).

The busiest US airport is the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

USa is also on our list of travel facts and always a good travel idea
The United States has the most airports in the world. (image: Pixabay)

Planning a Trip Fact

When you book a holiday deal – what do you think about how many websites you check before making a decision?

On average every person visits 38 websites before booking.

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