Category Archives: Geography

Scandinavian trivia

Scandinavian Flags All Scandinavian countries have a cross on their flags.

Lesotho: Why King Shaka said the F-word, and left

F this

From 1813 to 1830, lots of people were running around in the Lesotho mountain region, stealing cattle and throwing sticks, spears, knopkieries, rocks and whatever was available at one another. FightingAt the time, King Shaka was raiding … Continue Reading ››

Diver in Magic Kingdom (free wallpaper)

Diver in Magic Kingdom Green Lake (Grüner See) is located in Tragöss, Austria. In the spring, snowmelt raises the lake level about 10 meters. This phenomenon (which lasts only a few weeks) covers the hiking trails, meadows, and trees. The resulting diving landscapes is magical. … Continue Reading ››

Namib desert (free wallpaper)

Above the Namib Desert
Aerial view of the Namib Desert, Namibia, Africa. (Photograph: Chris Schmid)
Courtesy of National Geographic, this magnificent photo by Chris Schmid is now available free to download from Trivia SA. Chris has selected a wonderful composition from the many possible contours in the landscape. What a … Continue Reading ››

When in Rome… (or France, or Russia, or Italy)

Do’s and Don’ts when travelling abroad

When in Rome
The Sarf Effikens were here already.
Before you hop on your flight to any of the following exotic destinations, we at Trivia SA want to make sure you don’t get arrested simply because you took a … Continue Reading ››

Follow me to…

"Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey." Russian photographer Murad Osmann met a beautiful stranger on an assignment in Spain. The chemistry between them was instantaneous. Murad loved to take pictures of almost anything and everything that caught his photographic eye - but the beautiful stranger soon had enough of his incessant photo clicking. The wisp … Continue Reading ››

Gifts from Canada, to the whole world

Canada Day is here!

Canada turned 146 years old this year, and some Canadians have given the world some of its greatest inventions. In honour of Canada Day, here are some of Canada's greatest gifts to the world:

The Epic Old Man

Trivia SA considers this to be Canada's … Continue Reading ››