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Harlingen, Netherlands

Crane Hotel

Live out your childhood construction fantasies in this one-of-a-kind gyrating hotel.
Ramsgate, England

Royal Harbour, Ramsgate

Ramsgate’s Royal Harbour has the unique status of being the only Royal Harbour in the United Kingdom.
Abbey St Bathans, Scotland

Edin's Hall Broch

A rare example of a Lowland broch.
Kilmichael Glassary, Scotland

Dunadd Fort

Believed to be the capital of the the ancient kingdom of Dál Riata.
Orkney, Scotland

The Stones of Stenness

Possibly the oldest of Britain's ancient henges is also one of its most stark.
Mid Clyth, Scotland

Hill O' Many Stanes

A collection of short standing stones covers this hillside.
Shandwick, Scotland

Clach a' Charridh

A beautifully-carved Pictish stone encased in a protective glass structure.
Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Boyne Castle

The overgrown ruins of this once majestic castle sit forlornly in the Scottish countryside.
Stavoren, Netherlands

Lady of Stavoren

This Dutch statue is a monument to the fictional shrew who brought doom to the city of Stavoren.
Giethoorn, Netherlands

Giethoorn

This small town in the Netherlands has no roads but instead, miles of canals and over 100 bridges.
Lansdowne, Ontario

1000 Islands Tower

This observation tower is a longstanding, 1960s landmark in the Thousand Islands region of Canada.
Saba, Caribbean Netherlands

Mount Scenery

The highest point in the Kingdom of the Netherlands is on a remote Caribbean island atop a dormant volcano.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

The Tunnel at Niagara Parks Power Station

A tunnel that brings more than a century of history to life from the deepest parts of the Niagara Gorge.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon

Witnesses claim the Virgin Mary statue outside the church once mysteriously shed a single tear.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Saigon Central Post Office

This French colonial post office is arguably the grandest in all of Southeast Asia.
Angoulême, France

Murals of Angoulême

The vibrant buildings in the “capital of the comic strip” celebrate the art form that made it famous.
Scotland

Corryvreckan Whirlpool

Legend says a witch conjured the world's third largest whirlpool to protect Scotland from a nasty pirate.
Huế, Vietnam

Thien Mu Pagoda

Giant pagoda houses the car that drove Thích Quảng Đức to his death by self-immolation.
Aix-en-Provence, France

Phallic Balconies of Place d'Albertas

Balconies that have a most unusual accent.
Hương Thủy, Vietnam

The Tomb of Nguyen Emperor Khai Dinh

An extravagant monument to an extravagantly unpopular Emperor.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels

A nightmare for the claustrophobic lies hidden in Southeast Asia.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

War Remnants Museum

Artifacts and memories from the Vietnam war, located in a place that experienced it first hand.
Billund, Denmark

Legoland in Billund

The original home of the Lego has a huge amusement park dedicated to the iconic plastic toy.
Ringkøbing, Denmark

Hvide Sande Nazi Bunkers

Remnants of the Nazis' occupation of Denmark linger along the sand.