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London, England

Houseboats of Regents Canal

A community of artists and entrepreneurs seeks a simpler life on London's waterways.
51.5162, -0.0337
The flamingos are apparently named Bill, Ben, Splosh, and Pecks
London, England

Kensington Roof Gardens

This hidden rooftop garden in downtown London offers a quiet respite from a bustling city.
51.5009, -0.1915
Horses - Stables Market
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
51.5424, -0.1477
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
42.6410, 18.1104
Montenegro

Ostrog Monastery

A curious cave church carved into the face of a cliff.
42.6750, 19.0292
The wall at the Bay of Kotor
Kotor, Montenegro

Fortifications of Kotor

These historic defenses ensured the city within would survive hundreds of years of occupations, sieges, and invasions.
42.4257, 18.7724
Sveti Stefan
Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

Sveti Stefan

This exclusive resort has completely covered a tiny Balkan island in a 5-star warren of guest rooms.
42.2559, 18.8910
Montenegro

Our Lady of the Rocks

A tiny church on a man-made island in the Adriatic.
42.4867, 18.6889
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stari Most

Bridge that died in war and was resurected.
43.3371, 17.8148
Hill of Crosses
Meškuičių seniūnija, Lithuania

Hill of Crosses

Old hill fort covered in over 100,000 crosses as a symbol of Lithuanian nationalism and beliefs.
56.0337, 23.4119
Museum of the History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy
Kaunas, Lithuania

Museum of the History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy

Folky pharmaceuticals abound in this medicinal reliquary.
54.8971, 23.8877
Kaunas, Lithuania

Devils' Museum

Ever-growing collection of devils in art.
54.9007, 23.9110
Gruta, Lithuania

Grūtas Park

Open-air museum with a large collection of Soviet-era statues.
54.0220, 24.0790
Stebuklas Miracle Tile
Vilnius, Lithuania

Stebuklas Miracle Tile

While this monument tile is shrouded in mystery it also marks the end of the longest ever human chain.
54.6857, 25.2869
A monument in a field used for killing
Kaunas, Lithuania

Monument to the Victims of Fascism

A memorial to the murdered Jews of Kaunas.
54.9435, 23.8750
Juodkrantė, Lithuania

Hill of Witches

Lithuania's outdoor sculpture trail of wooden folk art.
55.5377, 21.1128
The Dead Dunes
Neringos savivaldybė, Lithuania

The Dead Dunes

A narrow strip of land is home to the tallest migrating dunes in Europe.
55.4400, 21.0868
Barcelona, Spain

El Caganer

A fantastic Christmas tradition where defecation meets the manger.
41.3845, 2.1756
(Flickr/Jaume Meneses)
Barcelona, Spain

Festa Major de Gràcia

Week-long block party becomes a competition for the best decorated street.
41.3985, 2.1581
The cycle of artists painting over prior pieces begins
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
51.5015, -0.1150
One of the many gruesome dioramas.
London, England

The London Dungeon

One part local history and 99 parts gruesome haunted house.
51.5025, -0.1188
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
51.5029, -0.1301
Casa Batlló
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
41.3917, 2.1650
Plitvička Jezera, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes

Chain of 16 wondrous lakes formed as a result the gradual dissolution of soluble layers of bedrock.
44.8783, 15.6112