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What (and Where) Are Canada’s Three Territories?

We know there are questions around travel amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read our note here Like many other countries in North America, Canada is separated into different regions. The United States and Mexico call their regions “states,” while Canada uses the term “provinces.”...

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U.S. Town Names You’ve Been Mispronouncing

We know there are questions around travel amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read our note here The United States is famous for being the world’s melting pot. With so many cultures occupying the same space, it’s no wonder that there are so many hard-to-pronounce...

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What (and Where) Is the Horn of Africa?

We know there are questions around travel amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read our note here If you look at the shape of Africa, there’s a small outcropping on the eastern part of the continent that forms the Gulf of Aden and connects...

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What (And Where) Are the British Isles?

We know there are questions around travel amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read our note here Geographically, there’s hardly a more confusing region of the world than the islands located off the western coast of Europe. Are they called “Great Britain,” the "United Kingdom,”...

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What (and Where) Is the Bermuda Triangle?

The Bermuda Triangle is one of the most mysterious places on Earth. Throughout history, it has been responsible for numerous disappearances, equipment malfunctions, and reported paranormal activity. What is to blame for the odd occurrences? No one is quite sure. Here’s everything you...

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What Was the Louisiana Purchase?

We know there are questions around travel amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read our note here For most Americans, it’s hard to picture the United States being significantly smaller than its current size. The idea of a country that doesn’t stretch from “sea to...

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Do You Know All of the States of Mexico?

In North America, the U.S. isn't alone when it comes to having states. Mexico is also broken up into states. While most people just refer to it as Mexico, the official name of the country is the United Mexican States. There are...

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What (and Where) Is Basque Country?

Basque Country is a unique region in Europe with culture, cuisine, and language all its own. In fact, the origins of Basque Country are surrounded in mystery because the culture doesn’t seem to be influenced by any of its neighboring countries, which leaves...

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What Countries Are Part of the Middle East?

The “Middle East” is one of the most confusing terms in geography. The definition is constantly changing and might even be used to describe entirely different regions depending on who you ask. Traditionally, the Middle East was used to describe the region between...

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