Quirky & Offbeat

Hobbit Hotel? Only in Waitomo, New Zealand!

Yes, it’s true! Hobbit Hotel in New Zealand – the world’s first “hobbit hole” and definitely one of the world’s most unique hotels. It was modeled after JRR Tolkien‘s depiction of the Shire in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, the home of Bilbo Baggins, Frodo, Sam and the other hobbits in the series.

5 of the Oddest Food Eating Contests in the World

You’ve no doubt heard of rib-eating contest, hot dog and burger eating contests, pizza or sausage contests. But what about mayonnaise? Spam? Corn dogs? Crocodile Eggs? These will blow you away – or at least your stomach.

The Little Town of F-ing, Austria

Founded in 1070, the town of Fucking, Austria has become popular tourist spot for many Westerners because of its odd-name which is pronounced “fooking.” Find out its history, location, and more!

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