Airplanes: Still one of the safest ways to travel (and here are some statistics to prove it!)

Posted on May 20th, 2015 by BreAnn

With a bunch of airline crashes topping headlines over the past year or so, it may have put some doubt and hesitation in your heart about the safety of flying. In reality, right now airline crashes are at an all-time low, and there are some incredible statistics to prove it.  Did you know you only […]

THE TOTAL Round-The-World-Trip COUNT!

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by BreAnn

After traveling for 330 days, you may have a LOT of “statistical” questions for us, such as: How much money did you spend? How many countries and continents did you travel to? How many flights did you take? And you may like to know some random facts/statistics as well, such as: Did you know that […]

Mandatory pregnancy testing in high school!?.. and more interesting Tanzania facts

Posted on February 16th, 2014 by BreAnn

Our journey through Tanzania was wonderful… we spent the majority of our time in and around the Serengeti National Park and on Zanzibar Island. But there are MANY other fascinating places around the country to visit, and interesting facts and information to learn about it as well… I will cover them here! Tanzania is a […]

Olympian runners, safaris, and warm beer!… facts about Kenya

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by BreAnn

Before we blog too much else about Kenya, I thought it would be nice to give you a little info about this great country in Africa… plus, some crazy and interesting facts! Kenya is located in the CONTINENT of Africa towards the North-western side. The country lies on the equator with the Indian Ocean to […]

Penguins, HIV, biltong, and Nelson Mandela: Stats about South Africa

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by BreAnn

South Africa is such a diverse and unique country, full of amazing culture, brilliant coastlines and landscapes, and home to some of the most amazing wild animals in the world! When James took a job in South Africa back in September, we were thrilled and intrigued to spend a few months in such a different […]

If the world population was 100 people: Interesting statistics

Posted on November 3rd, 2013 by BreAnn

According to the latest statistics, the world population has now reached 7 BILLION PEOPLE! There are SO many people living in the world today, it’s pretty hard to comprehend what that number even means. So… what if we took the world population and reduced that number down to only 100 people? Do you realize only […]

Which countries like and dislike the United States?

Posted on October 18th, 2013 by BreAnn

With everything going on in the world and the United States, nowadays, you might wonder what the rest of the world thinks about us. Not only is this interesting information to know, but MORE IMPORTANTLY, it’s essential for you to personally know how other countries generally view the U.S. if you plan to travel somewhere […]

Australia facts: Are Australians the happiest people on earth?

Posted on September 24th, 2013 by BreAnn

You might think Australia is much like the US, and in some ways it IS. However, the more research I did about the country (and finding out about their minimum FOUR weeks of vacation per year!), and the more time I spent in everyday life with friends in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, the more I […]

Rice, Tsunamis, and Ladyboys: Interesting Facts About Thailand

Posted on August 27th, 2013 by BreAnn

James and I were SO excited for Thailand! After hopping around Asia, city to city for months on end, we were pleased to rest for awhile in one country: Thailand!  We set up a two-week volunteer opportunity in a city called Trat, and then planned to spend one month on an Island in the Gulf.  […]

Shocking Cambodia statistics: Average salaries $1/day, one-fifth of the population killed in the 70s, and more

Posted on August 4th, 2013 by BreAnn

When I was researching these statistics for Cambodia, I WAS ABSOLUTELY BLOWN AWAY! Most people in Cambodia only earn $1 per day salary, only 45% of Cambodian kids actually finish elementary school, men’s life expectancy is only 60 years old, and over one-fifth of Cambodia’s population was killed in a matter of three years (1975-78) […]

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