20 Fascinating Travel Facts

It’s been a busy & fulfilling year making sure all our guests enjoyed an “exceptional holiday” in our luxury Corfu Villas, but as the season is coming to an end we thought we would share some fascinating travel facts for you to think about, as you prepare to book your 2020 Corfu Holiday! ?

  1. The Boeing 747 carries enough fuel to power a car around the entire earth 4 times.
  2. You can lose up to 1 litre of water from your body during a 6-hour flight.
  3. The average person in the UK has visited 10 different countries. 
  4. The passion to travel may be genetic, with a gene known as the “the wanderlust gene.” This gene is associated with increased levels of curiosity and can trigger dopamine levels in the brain.
  5. Couples who travel together form stronger relationships.
  6. The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses.
  7. The human brain excels at remembering novelty, so if you want to remember your holiday for longer do something different in the middle like a boat trip or an adventurous trail hike.
  8. People report they are more happy to spend money on experiences than material things, which means a holiday is definitely value for money in the happiness stakes.
  9. Look up! At any given moment it’s estimated there are nearly 8000 planes in the sky.
  10. There are 92 beaches in Corfu.

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