1: Experience Japan's Hadaka Matsuri, a festival where men wear loincloths to purify the soul.

2: Join Spain's La Tomatina, the world's largest tomato fight held annually in Buñol.

3: Witness India's Thaipusam, a festival where devotees pierce their bodies as a form of penance.

4: Celebrate Italy's La Befana, where a witch delivers gifts to children on Epiphany Eve.

5: Attend Peru's Inti Raymi, a reenactment of the Incan festival of the sun.

6: Participate in South Korea's Boryeong Mud Festival, known for its mud wrestling competitions.

7: Experience Brazil's Bumba Meu Boi, a festival featuring dancing, music, and a bull parade.

8: Witness Spain's El Colacho, a festival where men dressed as devils leap over babies.

9: Celebrate Scotland's Up Helly Aa, a Viking fire festival held in Lerwick every January.


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