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29 Fun and Interesting Facts about Regina

I finally made it to Regina this past summer - the last of the Canadian cities for me to visit. Even though Regina is a prairie city, it's green and lush thanks to 350,000 hand-planted trees. With truly fabulous restaurants, a passionate fan base for the Saskatchewan Roughriders football team and one of the largest urban parks in North America, I'd certainly recommend a visit. Enjoy these 29 fun and interesting facts about Regina. Here's…

32 Interesting Facts about Costa Rica

These 32 interesting facts about Costa Rica, a nature rich, bio-diverse country in Central America, will hopefully fill a few knowledge gaps. Read them if you're just plain curious about the country or should you have plans to visit. As one of the few democracies in South America, Costa Rica is an unusual country. It makes a strong effort to protect its biodiversity. One of the interesting facts about Costa Rica is that it moves…

SS Klondike II National Historic Site

26 Fun, Interesting & Useful Facts About Whitehorse, Yukon

I've been to Whitehorse three times - always on the way to grand outdoor adventures. Although there are plenty of outdoor activities in the immediate vicinity of Whitehorse, beautiful Kluane National Park is an easy drive away as is Skagway, Alaska and the start of the famous Chilkoot Trail. Should you be lucky enough to visit here are 26 fun, interesting and potentially useful facts about the city of Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory. Whitehorse…

Colourful Houses In Iqaluit

25 Fun and Interesting Facts about Iqaluit

Iqaluit isn't exactly on the radar screen of many people. That's largely a function of its geography (remote) and size (small). Iqaluit is an interesting place to visit, even for a short period of time. I was lucky enough to have a couple of long layovers in Iqaluit which gave me a small taste of the place. If I get a chance to visit again, I'd take advantage of the terrific hiking and kayaking that…

The Soccer Stadium In Rio

30 Fun and Interesting Facts About Brazil

A few years ago Brazil played host to the World Cup Soccer Tournament. Soccer is one of the few sports I actually enjoy watching live or on TV and it was the impetus for learning more about the country. Although I have yet to visit Brazil, I now know a little bit more about the country. I hope you enjoy this list of 30 fun and interesting facts about Brazil. Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world.…

30 Fun, Weird & Interesting Facts About Russia

Between the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and all the problems occurring between Russia and the Ukraine, I wanted to learn more about the country. Here are 30 weird, fun and interesting facts about Russia. Moscow is the capital and the largest city in Russia. The total Russian population is estimated at 142,500,482. Approximately 73.8% of the population lives in urban centers. The largest cities are Moscow (10.523 million), St. Petersburg (4.575 million), Novosibirsk (1.397 million), Yekaterinburg…

Views Of The Inner Harbour In Victoria

30 Fun, Weird and Interesting Facts About Victoria, BC

If you were to do a word association game and Victoria popped up what would you think of? I immediately think of tea and crumpets, The Empress Hotel, and the Butchart Gardens. But there's actually a whole lot more to the city. It's extremely popular with tourists - probably because it's such a pretty city with a lot to see and plenty going on. Restaurants are great and it's close to a number of wineries too.…

Scooters Gained Instant Popularity In Calgary

38 Fun & Interesting Facts About Calgary

Since making Calgary my permanent home I've been keen to learn some of the fun and interesting facts about this ever evolving city. Here are 38 interesting facts about Calgary I've discovered. Calgary is referred to as Cowtown by some and it still has the Wild West image. The Calgary Stampede, an annual 10 day event (starting this year on Friday, July 6th) bills itself as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth." It features the…

Skating To Music On Beaver Lake In Mont Royal Park

36 Fun, Weird and Interesting Facts About Montreal, Quebec

Montreal, Quebec is a dynamic city with a great vibe. It's a city I've visited on numerous occasions but I've never had enough time to just lose myself in it for days at a time. It's brimming with culture and festivals, amazing food and lots of outdoor activities. Plus it has an enviable location - at the confluence of the St. Lawrence River and Ottawa Rivers - and it's within easy driving distance of both…

28 Fun and Interesting Facts About St. John’s, Newfoundland

St. John's, Newfoundland is a fabulous city - colourful, full of character and one with a long history. It seems to be getting more attention these days and well it should. It's a great destination, especially in the summer. There are loads of things to do within an easy drive of the city - including whale watching and iceberg tours. Here's another in my series of interesting facts about Canadian cities - this time 28 fun and…

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