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Unusual races from around the world
Running on a treadmill, or pounding the same old streets, can be a bit repetitive. So why not enter one of these unusual races instead?
6 more bridges that connect two countries together
Last week, I wrote about the Øresund Bridge which connects Denmark and Sweden. We featured that post in our monthly email to our customers and we were overwhelmed with replies telling us about other, similar bridges! It turns out a bridge connecting two countries isn’t such a novelty after all. So here are some of the ones we learned about.
Alternative marathons from around the world
If, for some reason, running 26 miles through London’s rainy streets doesn’t appeal to you (or if you’ve applied to take part but haven’t won a spot in the inexplicably popular race) then maybe you’ll need to travel a bit further to find the right competition.
8 facts you might not know about potatoes
Potatoes are the world’s most popular vegetable – everybody likes them. They’re the fourth largest food crop (after rice, wheat and corn) and are a staple food for billions of people; including us here in Britain.
The Explorers Club: New York’s bizarre bug banquet
When I think of the culinary delights I would probably devour while in New York, I dribble at the thought of hot dogs and onions, giant pretzels and fruity cocktails. I’m guessing you’re thinking along similar lines, right? Well how about if I was to tell that, every year, the prestigious Waldorf-Astoria in New York played host to one of the world’s strangest banquets? Not for the weak-stomached (so me, then), this gruesome feast consists of pickled eyeballs, maggot-covered strawberries and – horror of horrors – deep-fried tarantula!