Weird and wonderful

The world’s most spectacular deserts

Deserts are among some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes

Species in the Spotlight: nature’s ultimate hangers-on

Rather than avoiding sharks, remoras stick – literally – to their sides.

Statues – the amusing, creepy or just plain weird

Bratislava is a city filled with fountains and statues – some poetic, some quirky, some reverential

Something unexpected in the Namib Desert

German-Namibian artist Max Siedentopf has created an art installation he believes will keep one select song playing forever and ever. 

Unique sleeps – the world’s most unusual hotels

From four-star caves to a house in the clouds – you’re guaranteed a stay to remember in these ‘hotels’. 

England’s most unusual events

From cheese rolling to worm charming and just about everything in between, England has its fair share of unusual events.

Flipping weird – Britain’s Pancake Day traditions

Shrove Tuesday is about so much more than tossing pancakes. Discover England’s weird and wonderful Pancake Day traditions.

The world’s weirdest museums

From phallic specimens to the world’s biggest collection of fans, these museums really are the strangest in the world. 

Quirky events in Oxford

From May fairs to mallard hunts, Oxford has some truly bizarre events. 

Oxford’s most eccentric sights

Discover a different side to historic Oxford with this eccentric tour of the city.