Istanbul fun facts

Hagia Sophia at night
10 May

8 Highly Impressive Facts about Hagia Sophia

If you travel anywhere in Istanbul, Turkey, make a point of checking out the Hagia Sophia, arguably one of the country’s most spectacular landmarks and most important mosques. This Byzantine monument is truly enormous, and it’s been around for more than a millennium and a half. Want to know more? Here are some fun facts …
fun facts about Istanbul
10 Jul

10 Interesting Facts about Istanbul

Istanbul is easily one of the most popular cities in the world, and with good reason! This stunning city has traces of its rich history all over, boasting bright colors and fantastic foods. So, let’s get to know this Turkish delight a little better with some fun facts about Istanbul. 1. Where is Istanbul, anyway? …
interesting facts about the balkans
31 Oct

13 Bold Facts About The Balkans

If you know a thing or two about Europe, then there’s a chance you’ve already heard of the Balkans. But which countries are covered by the region? The Balkans covers a region that’s likely bigger than you imagine – at 466,877 square km, there’s a lot of ground to cover, and certainly plenty of choice …
interesting facts about Turkey
26 Oct

17 Terrific Facts About Turkey

Looking to learn some interesting facts about the countries of the world? Impress your friends with your knowledge with these 17 fun facts about Turkey! 1. Where is Turkey? Turkey is a beautiful and ancient country in both Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is bordered by Bulgaria to the northwest, Georgia to the northeast, …
facts about the orient express
6 Sep

22 Outstanding Facts About The Orient Express

There is a good chance you may be familiar with the Orient Express. It is after all one of the most famous luxury trains in history. So much so, it is the feature of many books including Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and its many films and TV adaptations. Let’s learn some more …
Map of Europe
29 Aug

15 Excellent Facts About Europe

Spanning 400 million square miles, Europe is a temperate continent in the northern hemisphere and home to 741 million people, incredible history and diverse destinations that are on many people’s bucket lists. Here are some fun facts about Europe to bring you up to speed… 1. Where does Europe get its name from? Europe was …