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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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July Christmas, Australia

Snow is falling, carols are playing, the log fire’s blazing and the turkey’s in the oven. It seems like a picture perfect Christmas, except one thing: it’s July.

Snake boats, India

Hang onto your seat or you’ll end up without one, or even in the water, at this manic boat race.

Bog snorkelling, Wales

Strap on your snorkel and mask, but don’t bother cleaning it. You won’t glimpse any fish or coral here: just pure, unadulterated sludge.

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Garlic beer, Finland

A friend recommended me the weirdest restaurant in Helsinki, which makes everything – yes everything – on their menu with garlic.

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