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Most Crazy Competitions in the World

Since the beginning of time, people have been pitting themselves against each other to see who comes out on top. Mankind has always had a desire to know who is the fastest, who is the strongest and who is the smartest. There are competitions held all over the world that attract millions of spectators every […]

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Giant Tumbleweed Takes Over Australian Town

It may look like a scene from a cheap horror film but this small town in Australia really was engulfed by giant tumbleweed. The north-eastern town of Wangaratta saw a sudden influx of the, frankly brilliantly named, ‘hairy panic grass’, which grows at such a rate that it can engulf whole areas in just a […]

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Fancy Staying In A Real-life Hobbit Hotel?

If you’ve often read or watched The Lord of the Rings and dreamt of being able to live in The Shire, well now your dreams have come true… well sort of. The Hobbit Motel in Waikato, New Zealand is every Tolkien fans fantasy, as the holiday park has two chalets that are based on the […]

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Fancy Staying At A Real-Life Sandcastle Hotel?

Holiday makers looking to get back in touch with nature have been able to stay at ice hotels and tree-house lodges for a fair few years now, but guests wanting to know what it feels like to stay in a real-life sandcastle have only been able to use their imaginations…. until now! The Sand Sculpture […]

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Fanatic About Felines? Why Not Visit ‘Cat Island’ In Japan

If you’re crazy about cats then Aoshima Island in southern Japan should be the purrfect (sorry) holiday destination. The remote island has been dubbed ‘Cat Island’ by the locals due to the vast amount of felines that inhabit the area. Cats actually outnumber the human inhabitants of Aoshima by an incredible 6 to 1 and […]

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Is This The World’s Scariest Rollercoaster?

As rollercoasters go, the Fury 325 in North Carolina takes some beating. If the name alone doesn’t have you scared, the following pictures should do the trick. The Fury is the world’s tallest and fastest Giga Coaster (a Giga Coaster must have a height or drop of over 300ft [91m]) and reaches a height of […]

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Fancy A Night Out At The World’s First Underwater Nightclub?

If you fancy a night out with a bit of difference then the Subsix Nightclub in the Maldives is the ideal location. The swanky restaurant, bar and nightclub is located 20 feet below the surface of the Indian Ocean and offers guests stunning views of the local marine life while they sip a cocktail or […]

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An Observation Deck With A Difference

Observation decks have become a popular tourist attraction in recent times, with more and more being installed in some of the tallest buildings in the world. While nearly all observation decks offer a stunning view as standard, the CN Tower deck in Toronto offers a slightly more unique (and incredibly frightening) experience than most. In […]

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Incredible Views From The Top Of World’s Tallest Building

If you have a fear of heights you might want to look away now, as below are some stunning images from the top of the tallest building in the world. The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE stands at an incredible 829.8m (2,722ft) tall and dwarfs pretty much every single other human-made structure in the world. […]

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China’s Bizarre Shaped Buildings

When it comes to modern architecture, China may not be the first place you think of but in recent times the country has seen a growing trend of unusual buildings popping up in its bustling cities. It may be more famous for it’s ancient and historical structures but China is also gaining a reputation for […]