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Worldwide Weird

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

The oddest hotel jobs

From tanning specialists to dog surfing instructors, hotels keep hiring for highly specialized and increasingly unusual staff positions.

Making ice hotels cool again

From an igloo disco to the world’s longest ice slide, these snow structures have fashioned new frozen water features to stand out from the icy pack.

Colorado’s annual fruitcake toss

The 14 January event started as a competition for throwing a fruitcake as far as possible, but has evolved to include more sophisticated methods of hurling baked goods.

Odd ways to ring in the New Year

Forget New York City’s Times Square ball drop, many cities across the United States prefer to put their own spin on the now traditional event.

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