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Worldwide weird celebrates the offbeat side of travel with stories about funky festivals, eccentric foods, and odd destinations across the globe.

Uganda’s famous goat races

Modelled after the Royal Ascot horse races in England, complete with outrageous outfits and hats, the Royal Ascot Goat Races have been an annual Kampala tradition since 1993.

Belgium’s bathtub regatta

On 15 August every year, participants vie to create the most impressive bathtub-based craft and compete in the 1km Régate de Baignoires down the Meuse River in Dinant.

Toe reading at a Scottsdale spa

At the CopperWynd Resort in Arizona, guests can book a special toe reading session – similar to palm reading -- for insight into their existing personality traits and their life path.

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