If you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary on your next trip abroad, we’ve rounded up some of the weirdest and most wonderful things to do around the world.
Take a look through and see if any of them tickle your fancy. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
Sip on snake wine in Vietnam
Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is a regular bottle of wine (with a snake in it). Oh no, snake wine is a fiercely strong spirit that will knock your socks off. In fact, it’s so potent that the poisonous venom from the snake inside the bottle is canceled out by the high level of alcohol, leaving it safe for you to drink if you’re willing!Order your Vietnamese dong
Chew on a tuna eyeball in Japan
This is one that probably sounds a lot worse than it actually is. Tuna eyeballs are all the rage in Japan, and apparently when cooked, taste just like squid or octopus. If you can get past the fact that you’re eating an actual fish eyeball, they actually sound quite delicious. Up for the challenge?Order your Japanese yen
Watch the baby jumping festival in Spain
Known as El Salto del Colacho, which literally translates as ‘the devil's jump’, there’s an entire festival dedicated to jumping over babies in Spain. In the village of Castrillo de Murcia, men dress up as devils to jump over new born babies lying in the street, which is supposed to cleanse them of evil doing. It’s happened every year since 1620!Order your euros
Knock back a human toe shot in Canada
That’s right; in Canada you can actually order a shot with a fermented human toe in it. Known as the sourtoe cocktail, the interesting drink is sold at the Sourtoe Cocktail Club in Dawson City. A tradition that started back in 1873, there’s only one rule: your lips must touch the toe, but whatever you do, don’t swallow it!Order your Canadian dollars
Eat a fried spider in China
It’s time to face your biggest fear – or rather, it’s time to eat your biggest fear! That’s right, in China fried spider is a delectable dish, one that you’ll find on the streets of Hangzhou. First, the spider is marinated in sugar and salt, before being friend in garlic. Do you dare to give it a taste?Order your Chinese yuan
Get wild at the mud festival in South Korea
If you’re a fan of the great outdoors, you might just love the Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea. Said to be rich is special minerals, the mud is shipped in especially for over a million visitors to enjoy. Whether you want to indulge your wild side with a mud fight or enjoy a bespoke mud facial, it’s certainly a one of a kind experience.Order your South Korean won