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Gnome Reserve, North Devon © David Masters

Gnome Reserve, Devon

Which British town has the most garden gnomes? We’re betting this one.

Breakfast at Brennan’s, New Orleans

A New Orleans institution serving famously exhaustive three-course breakfasts, and practically setting the roof alight with its signature flambéed bananas.

Bern Bear Park, Switzerland

Meet Björk and her bear buddies in Bern’s unique riverside park.

Ceremony of the Keys, London

One of London’s more curious ancient traditions that has survived untouched to the modern day.

Jane’s Place, England

A perfect antidote to the manicured gardens and twee tea shops of the Cotswolds.

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Carnaval de Binche, Belgium

Ever heard of a one-way food fight? Where willing victims gather to be pelted by citrus fruit, with no option to retaliate.

Cow painting festival, Luxembourg

Kaleidoscopic farm animals? Why it’s every summer’s essential.

Easter bottle kicking, England

Need an outlet for your Easter sugar rush? Then join in this peculiar annual melee of bottle kicking in Leicestershire.

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An Indian train toilet © Kyle Lease

You never forget your first?

Ross Morrison McGill describes a freak accident on an Indian train.

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