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  • The world’s quirkiest food festivals

    The world’s quirkiest food festivals

    December 22nd, 2017Lucy Cowie
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    Tomato-drenched crowds wading through a lake of passata at Valencia’s La Tomatina festival might be a familiar image, but such passionate and eccentric celebrations of food are far from unique. Across the globe, there’s a smorgasbord of wonderfully bizarre festivals dedicated to edible delicacies, ranging from the conventional to the questionable (ostrich testicles, anyone?). As Mexican radish…

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  • The world’s top stargazing spots

    The world’s top stargazing spots

    August 21st, 2017Lucy Cowie
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  • 10 of the world’s most epic marathons

    10 of the world’s most epic marathons

    March 10th, 2016Lucy Cowie
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    Running along the Great Wall of China, jogging across the African savannah and racing through the Amazon are some of the exhilarating marathon experiences now on offer around the globe. From coastal routes in Jamaica and California to challenging courses in the blazing Sahara and freezing Polar Circle, a growing number of endurance events provide…

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  • Around the world in 10 literary festivals in 2016

    Around the world in 10 literary festivals in 2016

    January 8th, 2016Lucy Cowie
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    From South Asia’s most inspiring writers speaking in Jaipur to literary heavyweights entertaining crowds at Hay, book festivals are now a truly international affair. Bibliophiles can get their cultural fix across continents and throughout the year, taking their pick between huge extravaganzas and intimate gatherings. Here are some of the highlights in 2016: 1. Zee Jaipur…

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