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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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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.

Marmitako Competition, Spain

How would you celebrate the Feast of the Assumption? Does an all-nighter followed by an enormous cooking competition appeal?

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Street Food in Bangkok © Erin Bourgois

Bangkok dangerous

Allen McAvoy’s run-in with some questionable street meat.

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