The Guinness Book of Records is a strange book but no doubt speaks to something deep within us.

Official site of Guinness World Records is the ultimate authority on record-breaking achievement.  Here are but a few

Largest Beach Towel

The largest beach towel measured 87.14 m in length and 25,20 m in width and was manufactured by Fateka S.L. on behalf of Compañía Cervecera de Canarias (Tropical brand). The towel was displayed at Playa de las Canteras in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain, on 5 June 2010.

Largest Smoothie

When you’re strolling by the waterfront on a stiflingly hot day, what could sound better than an ice-cold smoothie? Well, hundreds of Torontonians got just that treat on July 8, when Dairy Farmers of Canada blended up a larger-than-life blueberry smoothie that totaled a whopping 1,000 litres! (That’s 219.97 gallons or 264.17 US gallons for those of you not on the metric system

Largest Salad

I arrived in the beautiful Ierapetra, Crete in Greece on the 18th June to adjudicate the record attempt for the largest salad. The previous record was for a salad that weighed 10, 260kg, with such an enormous weight to beat, I was eager to see how this record could be broken and meet the organisers behind the attempt


San Miguel has its own Record Setter Gang.

Members are required to set a record to get in the Guinness Book of Record or Archie Dean’s Insider’s Guide to San Miguel.

There are a lot of Texans in San Miguel.

Maybe this picture was an inspiration for one member of the Local Record Setters Gang to set a New San Miguel Record.

Largest Hat in San Miguel

Or the inspiration simply came from Disney World