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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.

Coming events

Conker contest, England

What could be quirkier than the idea of doing battle armed only with a nut and a piece of string?

Bathtubbing Championships, Wales

What’s not to love about a good bath tub race?

Halloween with Dracula, Romania

If you want to spend Halloween with someone tall, dark and dripping with blood, consider a tour with the Transylvanian Society of Dracula.

Your stories

Rain in Buenos Aires © Andres Pi

My Cusack moment

Joshua Weinman describes a wet and wonderful moment in Buenos Aires.



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