Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Typical Brits Abroad

How long could you survive on a desert island after a plane crash?

What do you think the Brits are more likely to bring back from a trip abroad: an appreciation of that country's language and culture, or badly sunburnt shoulders and 200 cigarettes from the airport’s duty-free? That’s your warm up question out of the way - now it’s time to really find out if you know how a typical Brit is aboard… Take the quiz!

Friday, 2 October 2015

Flags of the World and their Stories

Many people could tell you what the stars and stripes represent on the flag of the USA, or why the Canadian flag is emblazoned with a maple leaf. But most of these people could not be as confident in clarifying the reasons for the unusual shape of the Nepalese flag and would struggle to explain the reasons behind the curious presence of an AK-47 on the flag of Mozambique.
There is huge variety in the colours and designs of national flags, but there is much more to consider than first meets the eye. A flag is not simply designed to look good flying in the wind, but often symbolises the culture, history and ideals of a nation. Just The Flight has explored the stories behind some of the world’s most interesting and recognisable national flags in this fascinating infographic.

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