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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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Tunarama Festival, Australia

Of all of the things that a festival could celebrate, tuna fish has got to be one of the weirdest.

Up Helly Aa, Scotland

Mix Scottish and Viking traditions and you get one seriously big fire festival.

Camel wrestling, Turkey

Cockfights, dogfights and bearfights might be out of fashion, but camel wrestling is a whole different animal – and one very much alive and kicking.

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Tubing in Laos © Basho

Basho and the spider

A run-in with the world’s largest spider, in Laos.

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