From sampling witchetty grubs at New Zealand’s Wildfood Festival to mud sliding in South Korea or munching on oyster tacos to celebrate the Californian oyster harvest, these 10 festivals are some of the world’s most unique celebrations of local produce.
Every culture has its idiosyncrasies, and some countries celebrate their uniqueness in the form of festivals - with a dash of competition thrown in. Plan your travels accordingly, and you might find yourself way off the tourist trail, competing against the locals (or a local horse) in one of the world's seven weirdest sports festivals.
Lodged in the spine of a half-moon bay, the maritime city of Swansea nestles in the shadow of seven hills, between roaming parklands and the lapping tides of an inspirational shoreline. The county of Swansea embraces the timeless peninsula of Gower, the U.K.’s first designated “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”; follow the bay at Swansea [...]