Top 5 Free Things To Do During The Adelaide Fringe

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Art, City Guides, Festivals, History, Society, Top List, Travel

While the Edinburgh Fringe is the undisputed king of arts festivals, on the far side of the world the Australian city of Adelaide is home to its sister festival, The Adelaide Fringe, proudly the southern hemisphere’s largest arts festival.

I’ve been lucky enough to live in both Edinburgh and Adelaide, and have deliriously immersed myself in both festivals. While alike, there are some significant differences.

Dancing Dicks and Tomtit’s Bottom – The A to Z of the UK’s most Hilarious Towns

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in European Bazaar, History, Society, Top List, Travel

One of the great pleasures of exploring the UK is found down the narrow, winding, hedgerow-lined lanes that run like capillaries through the lush, pastoral landscape. Travel down the UK’s ubiquitous B-roads for long enough and you’ll undoubtedly be given cause for a double-take, wondering whether that sign post did in fact point the way to ‘Brown Willy’ or whether you’d misread it.

Freaky Festivals – Europe’s Top 10 Strangest Festivals

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in European Bazaar, Festivals, Food, History, Religion, Society, Top List, Travel

Originally published at TheNewDaily.com.au

Bog snorkelling? Hospital bed racing? In 2014 One-Small-World.com goes in search of Europe’s silliest and strangest festivals on a quest to discover why almost every culture loves to court the bizarre.

We humans are an odd bunch at the best of times. Couple that with our love of a party and voila! our own strange tendencies become a cultural occasion.