Q: What 70-room East Coast mansion was built as a summer home and is known as a “Gilded Age cottage”?
A: Cornelius Vanderbilt’s “Breakers” Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island, named for the waves crashing along the cliff that separates the property from the ocean.
Q: What trendy and highly unusual hotel must be totally rebuilt every year?
A: Sweden’s popular Ice Hotel, which has 60 double rooms, 25 suites and an interior temperature of 20 degrees, starts melting to the ground in May and is rebuilt every winter.
Q: What country of the world has the highest percentage of private housing?
A: Mongolia, where 100% of all properties are owner-occupied.
Q: Where would you go to visit the largest ancient castle in the world?
A :You would travel to Prague, Czech Republic, to see the Prague Castle, built in the 9th century, with a total surface area of 18 acres.
Q :What is the world’s most expensive Monopoly set?
A :San Francisco jeweler Sidney Mobell created an exclusive $2 million Monopoly set, with solid 23 carat gold houses, chimneys made of rubies and sapphires and dice with 42 full cut diamonds for spots