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Euro Travel Quiz #40 - Potpourri

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Back by popular demand - thanks to both of you!

1- How many of the Seven Hills of Rome can you name?

2- Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes got married in a 15th-century castle in this old town overloooking a lake of the same name - not far from Rome. What was the town and what is the lake the castle overlooks. (Besides that kitsch a really sweet day trip from Rome - the old town and boating on the lake, etc - a deep volcanic pit if I recall correctly.

3- Bed-and-Breakfast places in France are often called what? You'll see signs with these words on them along roads - what is the phrase in French for bed-and breakfasts accommodation?

4- A friendly dolphin swam into the waters in Dingle, Ireland and has stayed for years not - a cottage industry has arisen to take touriss out to swim and play with the amicable dolphin. What is the dolphin's name and what town has adopted him as their own dolphin.

5- Between which two towns does the Centovalli scenic Swiss train and railway roll thru, which includes one terminus in Italy. What does Centovalli mean?

6- What is the name of the overnight trains rolling between London-Euston and various points in Scotland?

7- The Sachertorte is a food delicacy in what city? In general what kind of food is it?

8- Where can you tour the Olympic Museum, at the headquarters of the IOC - what city?

9- XXXXXXX is a product of Nestlé created in 1953. It's an instant coffee product containing chicory, composed of 40% coffee and 60% chicory. The brand is primarily found in France, and to a lesser degree in Belgium and in Poland.[1] Most consume Ricoré mixed with milk, but some mix it with water, and others still mix it with both milk and water.>
What is the name of this very famous drink in France?

10 - What does "en-suite" mean when you are talking about hotel rooms?

The winner wins - Percy as usual is the final arbitrator and he is a stickler for detail.

Prize to be announced later (plus S&H!)

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