The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is the biggest coral reef in the world. The reef consists of more than 3,000 reefs in which live more than 350 species of corals and over 1,500 species of fish!
Both The Smurfs and The Snorks are comics that were created by Belgians!
France is the world's most popular tourist destination – some 83.7 million visitors arrived in France, according to the World Tourism Organization report published in 2014!
Germany is in the process of phasing out nuclear power plants.
Ancient Greece is said to have laid the foundation for Western civilization, having a large influence on the Roman Empire and European culture.
Icelandic people believe in elves, trolls, and other mythical characters!
Indonesia is part of the Pacific Rim "Ring of Fire". The country has some 400 volcanoes, about 150 of these are active which is around 75% of all currently active volcanoes on Earth.
Irish novelists have made major contributions to world literature. Famous writers include Jonathan Swift - Gulliver's Travels, Bram Stoker - Dracula and James Joyce - Ulysses.
Israel was the first country to ban underweight models.
Many famous scientists and mathematicians were born and raised in Italy. Leonardo Da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Alessandro Volta, and Fibonacci to name just a few.
Japan is a world leader in robotics. Japanese engineers are known for producing a range of human-like robots such as ASIMO.
In Laos there is an official nationwide midnight curfew: In practice, this is not enforced on the people but more on businesses.
The world's largest discovered cave chamber (single room) is the Sarawak Chamber, in the Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia.
The Lord of the Rings movies were filmed in New Zealand.
Spain produces a large amount of renewable energy, including wind power and solar power.
There are no garbage cans outdoors. Garbage cans are usually kept inside a house or place of business. The garbage is tossed into garbage trucks which play loud music to indicate it's coming!
Thailand is often called the "Golf Capital of Asia", with beautifully kept courses at a reasonable price the country attracts a larger number of golfers from around the world.
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