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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.

Polo-playing elephants in Nepal

Known as the “sport of kings", polo also becomes the sport of giants during the World Elephant Polo Tournament, held every November in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park.

Ohio’s famous funeral museum

The Toland-Herzig Famous Endings museum houses the largest collection of funeral memorabilia in the US, including items from the services of movie stars and US presidents.

The quietest place on Earth

The echo-free chamber at Orfield Labs in Minnesota absorbs 99.99% of sound, meaning you can hear your heart beat, your lungs breathe and your stomach digest.

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