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10 World’s Most Beautiful & Unusual Churches

Religious buildings have been around for thousands of years and don’t just provide a place of worship but often play an important role in the local community. But while many church buildings look very similar in shape and size, there are a special few that are a little more unusual. The following are 10 perfect […]

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The Worst Fashion Trends from Around the World

The desperate urge to fit in, be beautiful or simply keep up with the latest fashion, blinds normally sane people into a frenzy of thoughtless consumerism and trends underpinned by a philosophy of “anything goes” as long as one is “in.” The ever-metamorphosing fashion industry picks up on the street ethos derived from alternative movements, […]

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The World’s Largest Crocheted Blanket

Knitters from across India and 13 other countries came together in Chennai, India at the end of January 2016 in an attempt to crochet the largest ever single blanket. The successful world record attempt was attempted by the Facebook group ‘Mother India’s Crochet Queens’ and produced a blanket that was over 120,000 square feet (over […]

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The World’s Most Stunning Wedding Venues

Let’s put this simply: For many people, their wedding day is not just a big event, but probably the most important day of their lives; so finding the perfect venue is pretty crucial. Whether it’s a castle in the mountains or a 5 star resort on a tropical island, getting that perfect setting can transform […]

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The World’s Most Amazing Private Islands

Many people dream that one day they will be wealthy enough to buy their very own private island in the sun, but the sad reality is that many of us will actually struggle to afford to buy our own houses, let alone our own place in the sun. However, there are a select lucky few […]

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Welcome To The World’s Scariest/Coolest Restaurant

Everyone likes to tell their friends about a fancy new restaurant that offers something a little bit different but even your closest friends might struggle to believe you if you tell them about ‘Dinner in the Sky.’ The unique dining experience sees guests seated around a portable table, that is then attached to a crane […]

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Welcome To Boryeong: The Muckiest Festival On Earth

Once a year, the residents of the South Korean town of Boryeong have the perfect excuse to act like children and get absolutely filthy. Since 1998, the town has held an annual mud festival in order to promote the rich minerals and therapeutic qualities found in the Boryeong mud flats. The festival lasts two weeks […]

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These Body Art Photos Will Blow Your Mind

Artists can express themselves in many different shapes and forms and often some of their most powerful work is not put on a canvas but actually on the human body itself. Body painting has been around for thousands of years, whether in the form of a simple tattoo or a complex tribal uniform. It can […]

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Risen from the Ashes: Cities that Have Triumphed in Disaster

Humans are destined to live together. We have been cohabiting since the beginning of time, from clans to tribes, from villages to cities, there has always been and there will always be a community. Like colonies to ants, so are cities to humans. But those great centers of gatherings and coexistence have sometimes run into […]

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The World’s Most Remote Hotels

If you’re a keen backpacker you’ll know that your travels can take you to all sorts of isolated and remote corners of the globe. While exploring the planet’s less popular destinations is a great way of getting away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, the major drawback is always the lack of places […]