World Records of the World
The Vatican is the smallest country in the world.
Russia is the largest.
Monaco is the second smallest country in the world, it has no taxes and the highest life expectancy at 90 years.
San Marino has the world’s oldest constitution, may be the oldest country, and is the only country in the world with more vehicles than people. It also has the third highest life expectancy and is the fifth smallest country in the world.
China has the highest population in the world, followed by India. India is predicted to have the highest population by 2050.
Antartica is a desert, and the world’s largest one at that. It’s also the driest, windiest and coldest place on earth.
Valletta in Malta has is the smallest nation capital in Europe.
Papua New Guinea speaks the most languages of any country, over 850!
Vanuatu has the most languages per person, at over 100 with only 20,000 people living there.
Norway was named the happiest country in the world by the New York Times.
England is home to the highest priced estate in the world, Buckingham Palace, which is estimated at one and half billion if it were to be sold.
Wales is home to the creation of Dragon’s Breath, the world’s hottest chili pepper. It’s so hot, that it’s used medically to numb the body.
Italy is home to the most expensive car ever made, the Ferrari 250. It sold for more than 50 million.
Canada is home to the world’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, L Anse aux Meadows.
The Sahara Desert is the world’s hottest desert, and the world’s largest sandy desert.
Inkawasi is an island in the middle of the largest salt flat in the world, which turns into a massive reflection of the sky when it rains. Isla Incahuasi is it’s full name, meaning Inca Island House.
Ecosia // Search Engine
FEED // Bags
Momofuku Milk Bar // Cookies
Lush // Soaps
World Wildlife Fund // Stuffed Animals and Clothing
If you want to throw away consumerism entirely…
Here’s a good place to get started.
Live in a commune, vehicle and grow or barter for food in a eco-village
Briefly join a monastery. Monks are interesting subject matter for photography and you can explore the village.
If traveling, try house-sitting, you can farm or take care of pets for a free stay!
If libraries can do it, you can do it too!
On that note, here are some…
How to make Funfetti Cake in the Wild
Craft a wood burning stove.
Grow some sugar cane to make sugar.
Grow wheat and a garden of every kind of fruit and flower.
Turn the wheat into flour and everything else into natural dyes for the sprinkles.
Get out of the wilderness, find civilization and employ this recipe from Momofuku Milk Bar.
Return to the wild and add sprinkles to your cake. Congratulations! You have made Funfetti Cake in the wild!
100 Immaculate Desert Island Albums
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