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Test your world food and travel knowledge

 Can you recognise these fifty foods and places around the world?

 

Here are fifty places and foods you may recognise, or simply would like to add  to your Itch List (those places you are still itching to see). 

But, can you correctly identify them all?

#1 HINT: Not edible, even though its name suggests it is. What is it called and where is it?

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#2 HINT: Great way to see the markets and minarets in a city that also begins with M.

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#3 HINT: Overwater accommodation somewhere in the Pacific - but where?

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#4 HINT: Which one of the country's hundreds of chateaux is this one? Marie Antoinette slept here.

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#5 HINT: A volcano that few are lucky enough to see. Far off the beaten track.

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#6 HINT: Perhaps the world's best doughnuts. Great fuel for surfers!

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#7 HINT: You would be lying if you said you would want to live here.

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#8 HINT: Everyone wants these breads fried over coals. But where would you find them?

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#9 HINT: This grand old lady has had a recent upmarket refurbishment.

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#10 HINT: What is this famous dessert, and where is it being made here?

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#11 HINT: It may be only a facade now, but it is a monument to the Portuguese heritage in which city?

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#12 HINT: Its name may translate as 'new harbour' but it is centuries old.

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#13 HINT: Reflections on the world's most lavish love gift.

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#14 HINT: A famous yacht race took place here some time ago.

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#15 HINT: These sweet delights are an improvement on a few other items sold nearby.

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#16 HINT: Nightfall on the skyline of a country's most western capital.

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#17 HINT: Portuguese influence again, but which one of its many colonies? Think of money.

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#18 HINT: What plant is used to create this, and where can you find it?

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#19 HINT: Pearls in the Pacific. Ooh la la!

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#20 HINT: An ancient temple hidden for centuries in the jungles of which islands?

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#21 HINT: The world's largest fruit. Maybe Jill would have liked this.

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#22 HINT: People lived in  caves in these cliffs until only a few decdes ago.

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#23 HINT: A memorial to the founder of this country's navy overlooks a wide bay.

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#24 HINT: The shape of the river gorge gives it its name.

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#25 HINT: A battlefield  and a poignant reminder of thousands who died.

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#26 HINT: This Asian city has become famous for its street art.

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#27 HINT: 

This market name translates as 'field of flowers' - but in which city do you find it?

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#28 HINT: Sweet and delicious cakes which have a long history. Where did they originate and what are they called?

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#29 HINT: What is this major Australian floral event called?

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#30 HINT: A 'palace' without a king, yet beloved by many.

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#31 HINT: You'll find these in fields in which country. And what are they for?

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#32 HINT: Emigrants from which European country brought their expertise for creating a delicious product?

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#33 HINT: Miracle health cure? What is this and where could you buy it like this?

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#34 HINT: This country's tallest mountain grows a little every year.

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#35 HINT: One of the world's strangest fruits, yet you will have almost certainly eaten it.

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#36 HINT: The world's most remote islands are called 'the land of men'.

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#37 HINT: Where is this bright and beautiful village? ‘To be sure’, it's brilliant.

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#38 HINT: A makeover for former port bollards brightens which city?

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#39 HINT: This portly tower bears a woman's name. What and where is it?

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#40 HINT: Modern and sensuous curves have been chosen for skyscrapers in which Asian city?

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#41 HINT: The ideal canalside place to manger on a hot summer day.

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#42 HINT: A country pub - always central to this nation's culture. Which city is it?

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#43 HINT:Towering apartment blocks overlook perhaps Asia's most famous island.

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#44 HINT: These beans from the jungle give a delicious lift to many dishes.

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#45 HINT: These thousand-year-old vineyards still produce fine wines.

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#46 HINT: It is bad manners to refuse to participate in this ceremony welcome.

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#47 HINT: End of the country - but which one is it?

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#48 HINT: This may look like an Egyptian queen, but nature carved it. Where?

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#49 HINT: What strange concoction are these men drinking - and where are they?

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#50 HINT: Perhaps the world’s strangest  homes – still lived in, and where visitors may stay too.

What are they called and where are they?

 

PLEASE DON'T CHEAT - TRY TO work these out before turning HERE for the ANSWERS!

 

 


Concept: Sally Hammond

Images:  Gordon and Sally Hammond 

 

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