England Facts

England Culture Fact: It all boils down to tea One thing you may already know about the English is that we love our tea. This is not just a stereotype; Britain consumes 60 billion cups of tea a year, or 2.5 cups a day per person. Unlike most countries, tea in England is often drunk […]

Argentina Facts

Argentina Culture Fact: Argentinian beauty hides an unhealthy secret Argentina is often listed as having some of the most beautiful people in the world. The huge mix of ethnicities that formed the country has led to a famously attractive people. But there is also a darker side to this. One in 10 Argentinians have an […]

Cambodia Facts

Cambodia  /    កម្ពុជា Culture Fact: Cambodians have a wonderfully positive attitude Cambodians are some of the most positive, life affirming people you will meet. In my brief 2 weeks visiting the country I was amazed by the kindness and generosity I received, especially from people who have so little. I have been told that […]

Ryan’s Fact Map

Click to zoom to a region, then click on a flag for 5 facts about that country. For every flagged country you will find: One culture fact, one language fact, one geography fact, one history fact, and one thing that country is the best in the world at.  With each fact is a paragraph explaining it. For […]

Ba Vi Big Chicken

So we were staying at a homestay in the Ba Vi National Park near Hanoi. It was simply called ‘Ba Vi Homestay’. The middle-aged Vietnamese couple we were staying with were very friendly, but spoke almost no English. It was a lovely place with a beautiful garden, but fairly basic. When we asked them, one hot […]