One of the most interesting places I've visited is Hay-on-Wye, while one of the most interesting people I've met is Boris Spassky.
For those that don't know, Hay-on-Wye is a small town in Wales, famous for its second hand book stores. And on the 25th of May, former World Champion Boris Spassky is playing a 20 board simul at the annual Hay Festival. One participant is Welsh Assembly Member Peter Black, who was a a former Welsh League Champion. The mixture of chess and politics is interesting enough for the BBC to do a small story about the meeting, which you can read here.