Friday, October 4, 2013

Rio de Janeiro - facts 3

1) The main language in Rio de Janeiro is Portuguese.

2) The main airport in Rio de Janeiro is Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport.

Los Angeles - facts 4

1) The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International Airport.

2) Los Angeles has a population of almost 4 million people.

Buenos Aries - facts 2

1) Buenos Aries is the capital of Argentina.

2) Buenos Aries has a population of almost 3 million people.

Bangkok - facts 3

1) The main language in Bangkok is Thai.

2) Bangkok is the most populous city in Thailand.

Dubai - facts 3

1) The main language in Dubai is Arabic.

2) Soccer and cricket are the most popular sports in Dubai.

Berlin - facts 3

1) Berlin is the capital of Germany.

2) Berlin has a population of over 3.5 million people.

Dubai - facts 2

1) Shawarma is very popular on streets in Dubai.

2) Shawarma are thin meat strips usually served in a pita bread and topped with vegetables.

Dubai - facts 1

1) The main airport in Dubai is Dubai International Airport.

2) The Dubai Mall is the world's largest shopping mall.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

New York City - facts 5

1) One of the most popular tourist activities in New York City is attending a Broadway show.

2) The Phantom of the Opera is the longest running show on Broadway. It opened in 1988 and is still performed.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Beijing - facts 7

1) Beijing roast duck is the most famous dish in Beijing.

2) It takes about 20 minutes to cook.

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Rio de Janeiro - facts 2

1) Rio de Janeiro is also known as "Rio".

2) The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro.

Bangkok - facts 2

1) Bangkok is the capital of Thailand.

2) Bangkok has a population of over 8 million people.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Mumbai - facts 4

1) The main airport in Mumbai is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

2) The airport is the second busiest airport in India in terms of overall passenger traffic after Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Mumbai - facts 3

1) Mumbai was formerly known as Bombay.

2) Mumbai is the entertainment capital of India.

Pisa - facts 2

1) Pisa is the home of the University of Pisa.

2) The University was founded in 1343.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Pisa - facts 1

1) Pisa is where the Leaning Tower of Pisa is located.

2) Work began on the tower in the year 1173.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Mumbai - facts 2

1) Cricket is the most popular sport in Mumbai.

2) A resident of Mumbai is called a Mumbaikar.

Mumbai - facts 1

1) Mumbai has a population of over 20 million people.

2) It is the most populous city in India.

New York City - facts 4

1) St. Patrick's Cathedral is located in Manhattan.

2) Times Square in New York City is the site of the annual New Year's Eve ball drop.

New York City - facts 3

1) Broadway theatre or Broadway is located in Manhattan.

2) It is a popular tourist attraction in New York.

New York City - facts 2

1) Brooklyn is the most populous of the five boroughs of New York City.

2) Madison Square Garden is located in the borough of Manhattan.

New York City - facts 1

1) New York City is the most populous city in the United States.

2) Over 8 million people live in New York City.

Los Angeles - facts 3

1) Los Angeles is also known by its initials "L.A.".

2) The Los Angeles Dodgers are a professional baseball team.

Los Angeles - facts 2

1) Los Angeles is the second most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

2) It is the most populous city in California.

Beijing - facts 6

1) Beijing has a population of almost 20 million people.

2) Mandarin Chinese is the main language spoken in Beijing, with Beijing's dialect being the standard form of Mandarin.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Beijing - facts 5

1) Bicycles are an important form of local transportation in Beijing.

2) Peking University is located in Beijing.

Beijing - facts 4

1) Tiananmen Square is named after the Tiananmen Gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace), which is located to the North.

2) Beijing National Stadium is also known as the "Birds Nest" because of its unique grid formation design.

Beijing - facts 3

1) Beijing means "northern capital".

2) Beijing was renamed several times in the past. Some past names are Dadu and Zhongdu.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Berlin - facts 2

1) Currywurst is pork with spicy ketchup sauce.

2) Soccer is the most popular sport in Berlin.