Revellers from the UK and Spain are understood to have joined the huge New Year's Eve event in Brittany.
Whilst it's great to visit all those famous places that you've seen in photos and read about in the guide book, sometimes you just want to get away and uncover somewhere that's unusual, unknown and that your curious friends will clamour to hear about when you get home!
There are a few places where ancient earth traditions hold true. Some countries have new traditions that aren't more sickening than a full bag of jelly Smurfs. There are certain rituals that are just plain worrying - in Brittany, children light candles in skulls to soothe restless spirits.
More than 30 wild boars have been found dead on the banks of the Goussant estuary in Brittany over the past month. The cause