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Do you want to stand out from the crowd and do something really weird, usual, wacky and bizarre?

Do you want to stand out from the crowd and do something really weird, usual, wacky and bizarre?

Google Unearths Some Fascinating, Weird, Unusual and Wacky Corners of the Earth

You might well be planning your 2014 holiday now. Cold, dark, bleak nights are a good time to dream of warmer climes, new and exciting locations and fascinating adventures. You might even want something a bit more off beat, quirky, unusual. Even weird?

Well, MBF Blogs offers the following suggestions for those desperate for some left-field destinations this year. Quirky Guide is a dedicated site for ‘offbeat travel ideas and suggestions’ which include Perky’s Bat Tower in Florida and the Bonk Museum in Finland.

My favourite is  The Forbidden Corner,  Yorkshire, the ultimate in English eccentricity, surrealism and pure genius. But there are a few other sites to check out.

The Top Ten Sites for the Unusual

10 best street view shots chosen by Daily Telegraph

Google Earth Cool Places

11 of the Strangest Places on Earth Anna Fleet describes challenges for the ‘self-proclaimed adventurer anxious for a travel experience beyond any other.’

10 weird but real places on earth few get to explore

10 Most alien and weird places on earth

10 more strange places on earth

6 Weird Places Where People Actually Live

Weird Britain – Strange Places to Visit Around the UK

Quirky Accommodation offers bookings in a chapel, a castle, a watermill, yurts, American Airstream or gypsy caravans, a converted bus, a windmill or the Yellow Submarine in Liverpool Docks.

And if you like heights. Really high heights …

Other blogs to call in on:

Startling Skeletons Send Stark Warning of Pollution Effects, 15 October 2013

Is Tescos Going to Be Your Top Holiday Destination? 7 August 2013

The Know Me Program: Airlines to Use Technology to Target Individuals, 14 August 2012

Virtual Vacations Are Holidays of the Future, 15 May 2012

Image: Ben Salter