Put Your Travel Knowledge to the Test With AFAR’s New Quiz

Trivia is rooted in Latin for “crossroads” (trivium), and offers another way to travel.

Beach with stone formation on a sunny day.

How much trivia have you picked up on your travels?

Photo by Brendan George Ko

Although we may travel for the big things—Tokyo, the Grand Canyon, Australia—what we often recall of them are little things: an unusual fruit, an unexpected view, a chat with a local. Small may loom large in our memories. So it is with trivia, which can yield interesting information. Here are a dozen fresh travel trivia questions for curious travelers like you. (How did you do last time? Your results may improve: After all, you learn something new every day. And today it might be about guavas, time zones, or sea turtles.

If you enjoyed learning some odd facts about places and things you may encounter during your travels, check out AFAR’s Daily Wander newsletter for a travel trivia question each day, plus our Instagram account for even more.

Pat Tompkins has written for AFAR about books, art, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and other topics.
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