The Best Travel Trivia Quiz for the Best Christmas Lunch

Keep this on hand when chat either runs dry or looks set to get heated…. Who doesn’t like to think of exotic climes and destinations to set your sights on for 2023?!

Most importantly…. THE PRIZE…. If you can send me proof you played the game (and preferably won, although it’s the taking part that counts!) you will receive a very special gift upon any booking with Tailoring Travel made between 1st January and 31st March 23.

(Answers at the bottom of the page so please don’t spoil the fun and scroll down)


FAMILIES…. **See if the children can answer the questions marked with **

1. Which hotel is inside the Burj Khalifa?

2. **What is the capital city of Thailand?

3. What is Europe’s most mountainous country?

4. **In which Walt Disney World Resort in Florida would you find “Soaring” and “Test Track”?

5. In which country is it an insult to give ‘thumbs up’?

6. **True or false, the North Pole has no land?

7. Which country is home to 60% of the world’s lakes??

8. **What country’s flag is white with a big red circle?

9. Which continent is the only one not to have ants?

11. Which country is made up of 180,000 islands?

12. If you’re visiting New York City, which other airport could you fly to from the UK that isn’t JFK?

13. **Which city’s police force drive Ferrari FF, Lamborghinis, Mercedes, Aston Martins and other exotic sport cars?

14. How many capital cities does South Africa have?

15. If you’re travelling to USA on British Airways economy class, what is your hold baggage allowance?


1. **Which French city is home to a landmark designed by Gustave Eiffel?

2. **Name three of the top five spoken languages in the world.

3. **The Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Centre and Empire State Building are all famous landmarks in which US city?

4. **In which country did cheesecake originate? (Just take a wild guess!!)

5. **Which country was the Lord Of The Rings trilogy filmed in?

6. **What are the Big Five animals famous for safari-goers?

7. **Which London landmark’s postcode is SW1A 1AA?

8. **Name the famous New York hotel that was the setting for Home Alone 2: Lost In New York, Bride Wars and Arthur?

9. **Rice is the main ingredient in which popular Spanish dish?

10. **In which country would you be if you visited the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu?


1. Name the four President’s heads who are carved into Mount Rushmore.

2. Where can you find the Seven Coloured Earths?

3. To the closest million, how many metres long is the Great Wall of China?
17 million metres | 21 million metres | 24 million metres

4. What is the name of the large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the border of California and Nevada?

5. What is the scientific name for the Northern Lights?

6. Where in the Caribbean can you swim with pigs?

7. In which year did British Airways begin?

8. What is Tom Yum Goong?

9. Name the two main colours from the Barbados flag.

10. By land area, which is the biggest state in the USA?


  1. Armani Hotel – in Dubai
  2. Bangkok
  3. Switzerland
  4. Epcot
  5. Iran – it means ‘sit on this’
  6. True – it instead is a sheet of ice that floats on top of the sea
  7. Canada
  8. Japan
  9. Antarctica
  10. Finland
  11. Newark Liberty International Airport
  12. Dubai
  13. Three – Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Pretoria
  14. 1 x 23KG per person


  1. Paris
  2. Mandarin, English, Hindustani, Arabic, Spanish
  3. New York
  4. Ancient Greece
  5. New Zealand
  6. Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant and African buffalo
  7. Buckingham Palace
  8. The Plaza Hotel
  9. Paella
  10. Peru


  1. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln
  2. Mauritius
  3. 21 Million Metres
  4. Lake Tahoe
  5. Aurora Borealis
  6. Bahamas
  7. 1919
  8. A spicy shrimp soup, and popular Thai dish
  9. Alaska

PS. Disclaimer…. I hold NO responsibility if the trivia is not quite right. It’s only a bit of fun, right?

PPS. Don’t forget to send me proof for the prize!

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