India's curious 'death hotels'
'People come here with hope, not fear'
The birthplace of the Spanish language?
This is where the language took its first steps onto the page
A tea room built on immigrant recipes
A Pakistani women brings her mother's recipes and a bit of the UK to Florida
The German island battling the sea
It's often flooded by water 1m above sea level
The magic of Japan's convenience stores
They not only provide nourishment, but infuse lives with new sources of joy
What is 'real' Indian cuisine?
Many of the ingredients in typical 'Indian' food aren't actually Indian
The recipes every Japanese girl learned
Once only required for girls, homemaking is now mandatory for all students
The secret lab where Nazis hid gold
Experiments carried out here could transform the field of physics
The secret spot where D-Day was decided
Locals are justifiably proud of their county's role in the World War Two effort
Europe's baffling linguistic enigma
They share a surprising litany of words and grammatical elements
The religion passed down from Vikings
It combines Norse mythology with ecological awareness
A 12,000km journey by camel
'Physical power wins one, but mental power wins hundreds, thousands'
Where money really does grow on trees
You can make a mint one pinch off the tree at a time
Why there's no queso in quesadilla
The surprising origin of one of Latin America's favourite street foods
A castle where people live rent-free
The same families have lived inside this Unesco site for more than 800 years
The Italian food people try to steal
This 'green gold' is grown in the volcanic soil of Mount Etna
Is this the world's smelliest food?
This beloved snack has been compared to rotting garbage
The massive cost of Notre-Dame
If nothing is done, the cathedral would be down within 10 years
New York's cheeky symbol of defiance
'It's a beloved and treasured piece of the cityscape'
The mysterious town obsessed with '11'
It's a curiosity unknown even to most locals