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The Most Wondrous Warm Drinks to Get Through Winter
Drink it while it's hot!
This chocolate tea was made from cocoa that was wild-crafted and traditionally prepared by small-scale farmers in Portland Parish, Northeast Jamaica.
Tibetan tea is made with tea, yak butter, and salt.

The Most Wondrous Warm Drinks to Get Through Winter

Hot bacon-and-brandy cocktails, cheese coffee, and other ways to counter the cold.


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11 Surprisingly Romantic Places in New York City
The ceiling was modeled after the one in the music room of Munich's Villa Stuck.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
View from the pier
Museum of Sex
Church of the Transfiguration

11 Surprisingly Romantic Places in New York City

We heart New York on Valentine's Day.


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10 Unique Beaches From Around the World
Red Seabeach
Padar Island and its crystal-clear turquoise water.
Black Sand Beach
Navagio Beach
Lengkuas Island

10 Unique Beaches From Around the World

From bright red grass to stranded shipwrecks, these beaches are anything but ordinary.


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6 Unique Places to Visit in Uzbekistan
Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis.
A rusted fleet sits crumbling in the sunbaked desert
Ulugh Beg Observatory.
The mosque, with the minaret in the background.
Itchen Kala.

6 Unique Places to Visit in Uzbekistan

From palatial tombs to desert ghost towns, these are the places Atlas Obscura users most want to visit.


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Fantastic Feasts and Where to Eat Them
Meat piled high and served on a trami.
Addressing the haggis.
The Annual Crayfish Party at the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia.

Fantastic Feasts and Where to Eat Them

Wine-filled rams’ horns, 36-course meals, and other ways cultures epically indulge.


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The Most Wondrous State Parks to Visit During the Government Shutdown
View from one of Green Lake's limestone reefs
Akaka Falls
The pyramid.
The quote.
The Methodist steeple is now protected at the park (you can still see it).

The Most Wondrous State Parks to Visit During the Government Shutdown

Check out these state-run alternatives to the United States' national parks.


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