Which American City is known as the ‘Windy City?

Answer: Chicago

According to local legend, Chicago is in fact known as the 'Windy City' because of the air bellowing from politicians.

 

Which of these places is called the ‘City of Brotherly Love’?

Answer: Philadelphia

Philadelphia is Greek for Brotherly Love.

 

Can you identify the ‘Eternal City’?

Answer: Rome

Rome was nicknamed ‘The Eternal City’ in the 1st century BC by the Roman poet, Tibullus.

 

Which destination is known as ‘Sin City’?

Answer: Las Vegas

 

Can you identify which of the following is sometimes called ‘Little Paris’?

Answer: Bucharest

The elegant architecture was built up in Bucharest between the two World Wars and is the reason for its nickname.

 

Which city is called ‘Lion City’?

Answer: Singapore

Originally, Singapore was called ‘Singa Pura’ which means Lion City in Sanskrit.

 

Where would you be if you were in ‘Auld Reekie’?

Answer: Edinburgh

‘Auld Reekie’ translates to ‘Old Smoky’ and became the nickname for Scotland's capital from the days when it was black with smoke from coal and wood fires.

 

Where is known as the ‘City of Light’?

Answer: Paris

Paris is referred to this quite literally because it was one of the first cities in Europe to adopt gas street lighting. It was the centre of education and ideas during the Age of Enlightenment.

 

What destination is called ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’?

Answer: Dubrovnik

 

What destination is called the ‘City of Lillies’?

Answer: Florence

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