Which British town has the most garden gnomes? We’re betting this one.
A New Orleans institution serving famously exhaustive three-course breakfasts, and practically setting the roof alight with its signature flambéed bananas.
Meet Björk and her bear buddies in Bern’s unique riverside park.
One of London’s more curious ancient traditions that has survived untouched to the modern day.
A perfect antidote to the manicured gardens and twee tea shops of the Cotswolds.
Concussion. Broken bones. Severe grass burn. No, this isn’t the latest in contact sports – it’s the all dairy, all dangerous annual Cooper’s Hill cheese rolling and wake.
A bizarrely brutal tradition that sees a volunteer humiliated, masked, knocked from his mount, shot at and thrown in the sea.
If arm wrestling isn’t your thing, try pitting your toes against the best Britain has to offer.
Lena Walton visits Bethlehem on Christmas Day, but a few zillion other people have the same idea.
By Lena Walton