Travel Olio 12 – World Travel Trivia

Written by Poorna & Brinda

We are back with another edition Travel Olio – Weekly Travel Trivia from around the world.

We want to share with you some of the interesting stories/articles/video/pictures we have read/seen over the week. Some nice articles inspiring enough for you to start the next vacation. A video of fellow travellers we have loved seeing and want you to experience.

Travel + Olio = Travel Olio, this is a potpourri of travel trivia around the world. For your reading on a lazy weekend mornings, every week.

Hope you would love it the way we loved reading/watching them.

The Wild, Crazy Glory of the Strangest Race You’ve Never Heard Of

travel trivia

Let us start this edition with this crazy and unusual race which happens California. Every year, an elite group of racers gathers in the small Northern California town of Arcata. They’re not runners. They’re not cyclists. They’re not drivers. They’re much stranger than that. Got curious? Read all about them and the race here 

Do you want to live here?

travel trivia

On a Volcano? The Volcano House is a flying-saucer-shaped house that sits atop a 150-foot tall cinder cone of an extinct volcano in the western Mojave Desert of Southern California, the United States, in a place called Newberry Springs. Read about this interesting house here A Volcano House in Newberry Springs

Another reason for Travel

travel trivia

Do we need another reason to travel? If yes, here is one………An interesting one indeed. Check out this  For a more creative brain, Travel

Incredible pictures of two countries where borders end!


This is an inetersting find for us. National borders can change very drastically, awfully quickly, and when you see the actual borders you can usually tell a lot about the two (or more) countries there. Click this link and see these 21 Incredible picture where one country ends and other begins!

7 Days in North Korea



About the author

Poorna & Brinda

We are Brinda and Poorna from Bengaluru, the “Silicon city” or “Garden city” of India.

We travel together. We caught the travel bug 20 years back. On our honey moon, we traveled over the sea, in the train, by bus and in an aircraft! Our adventures probably started in that year. It continues, ever since.

Leave a Comment