Marie Peyre

Brennan's famous flambéed bananas being cooked, New Orleans © Marie Peyre

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.

Bonk Museum, Finland © Marie Peyre

The Bonk Museum, Finland

You might be forgiven for believing the Finns have gone completely bonkers with this wacky museum.

Perky's Bat Tower © Marie Peyre

Perky’s Bat Tower, Florida

A tragicomic tale of a fisherman, mosquitoes and some very fickle bats lies behind this curious looking construction on Sugarloaf Key.

Leprosy Museum, Bergen © Marie Peyre

Leprosy Museum, Bergen

Europe’s best-preserved leprosy hospital is a creepy but fascinating spot, filled with unexpected discoveries.

Crazy Guides vintage Trabant

Nowa Huta district, Krakow

Propaganda, vintage Trabants, vodka, Kalashnikovs and KGB-style kidnapping events in Krakow.

Key West Cemetery, Florida @ Marie Peyre

Key West Cemetery, Florida

An above-ground cemetery with many an unusual tale to tell.

Everglades Swamp Walk, Chokoloskee, Florida, USA © Marie Peyre

Everglades swamp walk, USA

What do you do in a swamp swarming with alligators and poisonous snakes? Join a swamp walk, naturally!

Fermented fish festival, Norway © Venabu.no

Fermented fish festival, Norway

Fermented fish (a Norwegian speciality that’s not for the squeamish) is so popular it has its own festival.

Photo © Cristeen Quezon

Solvang, USA

Solvang is a little bit of Denmark in America, complete with a windmill, traditional Danish bakeries, and a Hans Christian Andersen Museum.

Photo © bokbyen.no

Bokbyen, Norway

This little fjord-side village is a bookish destination par excellence.

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