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Brits unable to identify their holiday destinations on a map

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NEWS COPY Thousands of Brits have booked a holiday despite having no idea where it was on a map, research has shown. Researchers polled 2,000 holiday-goers and over a quarter confessed that if they were asked to point out their chosen destination on a map when they booked it, they couldn’t have done it. In [...]


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One in three children don’t know Wales is in Great Britain

British children are struggling to grasp basic geography – with many now believing the English Channel separates UK and America, a survey has found. Researchers who polled 1,500 children between the ages of five and 14 also found one in fourteen thought Australia was part of Great Britain and one in twenty thought the same [...]


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A third of European holidaymakers can’t place destination on a map (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Millions of British holidaymakers book trips to sun-drenched foreign destinations – but have no idea where they are on the map, according to research. A study, of 2,000 people who travelled abroad last year, shows 53% of those who went to Cyprus have no idea where it is in reality – commonly confusing it with [...]


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