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Visiting 10 of Our Favorite Spooky Local Legends
The angel's face.
The hoofprint on Martense Lane Rock.
Place where you should stop to hear the ghosts

Visiting 10 of Our Favorite Spooky Local Legends

The best kind of lore is the kind right under your nose.


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Gastro Obscura's Top 20 Places to Eat and Drink
The heated lava rocks bake the pizza.

Gastro Obscura's Top 20 Places to Eat and Drink

Volcanic pizza, a treetop restaurant, and other editor picks.


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9 Places That Celebrate the Wonder of Masks
A horned Kurent.
The Museo de Arte Popular's atrium
The jade mask.
One of the corridors.
Masks on display.
"Giants and big heads."

9 Places That Celebrate the Wonder of Masks

Halloween isn't the only reason you might want to cover your face.


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15 Places Every Tea-Lover Should Visit Before They Die
Lakkatura Tea Garden
Sabir's Chaikhana.
Tregothnan.

15 Places Every Tea-Lover Should Visit Before They Die

Historic teahouses, rolling fields of Assam, and cups of fuchsia-hued brew made with volcanic water all await.


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Playing With Light and Perspective With One of Our Top Photo Contributors

Playing With Light and Perspective With One of Our Top Photo Contributors

Patience pays off.


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13 Places to Eat and Drink That Are Literally Underground
The room that was previously part of the subway tunnel.
The food is arranged on steam tables behind the counter.

13 Places to Eat and Drink That Are Literally Underground

Bank vaults, bunkers, and grottoes house some fantastic restaurants and bars.


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