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67 Facts about London (2022) Most People Don’t Know

This article was originally published on The Boutique Adventurer When a man is tired of London he is tired of life. So said Samuel Johnson in 1777 and as a Londoner, I firmly believe that these words still hold true today – although of course, I would like to change man to person. I think …

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27 Untold Facts About The Declaration of Independence

The declaration of independence is a document that changed the course of U.S history forever. In the year 1776, the continental congress declared the independence of 13 US countries from Great Britain. To quote Abraham Lincoln, he called the declaration “a rebuke and a stumbling-block to tyranny and oppression. The same documents inspire Americans to …

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37 Interesting Facts About Mt Rushmore (2022) Most People Don’t Know

Mt Rushmore is an iconic landmark found in the Black Hills of Keystone, South Dakota. It stands as one of the USA’s most famous symbols alongside the Statue of Liberty and the White House. The landmark features the faces of four presidents — George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln — carved on …

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29 Interesting Facts About 4th of July (2022) Most People Don’t Know

When you think of American independence, you may think of George Washington, fireworks, and large celebrations. But did you know that the 4th wasn’t always a national holiday? Or that some of the founding fathers thought the 4th of July should be on the 2nd of July instead? There are quite a few misconceptions around …

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29 Facts About the Holocaust Many People Don’t Know

We all know now about the devastating events of the holocaust that started in 1941. Reading this post comes with a bitter note, as looking back at dark memories can cause much disdain.   However, in life, the past creates the future –so we must look back at our history to learn and discover how …

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57 Facts About Watergate (2022) Most People Don’t Know

On June 17, 1972, five men were arrested for breaking into the Democratic National Committee Headquarters (DNC) at the Watergate Complex in Washington DC. A highly publicized scandal ensued. It completely changed the nation’s political landscape and how the American people viewed the government.   It tarnished the careers of many politicians and put a …

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45 Facts About the Cold War Most People Don’t Know (2022)

The Cold War was a political rivalry between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their respective allies. What started as a feud between nations turned into a constant, everyday threat of nuclear annihilation.   The Cold War lasted for about 45 years and was made up of several different phases, some more intense than …

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27 Facts About the Korean War Most People Don’t Know

The Korean War was a Cold War clash that took place over the span of three years. It pitted North Korea, the Soviet Union, and the People’s Republic of China against the United Nations, which was led by the United States.   It was the first military action of the Cold War and has gone …

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45 Fascinating Facts About the Vietnam War Most People Don’t Know

Between 1965 and 1975, the US was formally involved in a war in Southeast Asia. On the face of it, it was about assisting the people of South Vietnam against the regime of North Vietnam. In reality, it was a much broader global conflict of ideologies. These 45 fascinating facts about the Vietnam War are …

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1001+ Interesting Facts about the World and its Places Most People Don’t Know (2022)

Interesting and random facts have a place as a fun source of information, useful for quizzes and can come in handy in a conversation that has gone uncomfortably quiet. These facts about the world cover major world landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and the Taj Mahal, fascinating countries like Peru, India and Scotland and …

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