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Bangkok, Thailand

Democracy Monument

Bangkok celebrated its shifting monarchy with a militaristic homage to democracy.
Khwaeng Wat Arun, Thailand

Wat Arun

This dazzling Buddhist temple was constructed from over one million ceramic tiles salvaged from a British shipwreck.
Ban Tai, Thailand

Death Railway Bridge

This bridge made famous in novel and on-screen wasn't actually built over the river Kwai.
Tambon Tha Kradan, Thailand

Erawan Cascading Waterfalls and Caves

A limestone wonderland of water and subterranean secrets.
Trân Châu, Vietnam

Hospital Cave

This cavern was used as a hidden hospital and safe house during the Vietnam War.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hỏa Lò Prison

The notorious "Hanoi Hilton" where Vietnamese colonial subjects and later American POWs, including John McCain, were imprisoned.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh's perfectly preserved body has been on display here since 1975.
Havana, Cuba

Viaje Fantástico

No one knows the meaning behind this giant sculpture of a nude woman with a fork riding a rooster in Havana.
Havana, Cuba

Hotel Nacional de Cuba

Once a favorite playground for the world's most illustrious guests, Hotel Nacional's secret weapons and bunkers reveal a more menacing side to its golden history.
Havana, Cuba

La Plaza de la Revolución

A focal point of the Cuban government, this city square features one of the most iconic images in the country.
Havana, Cuba

Coppelia

Castro's communist ice cream mothership has been serving five-scoop "salads" for over 50 years.
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Taukkyan War Cemetery

Myanmar's beautiful cemetery for Allied soldiers who perished during World War II.
Pindaya, Myanmar (Burma)

Pindaya Cave

A Buddha-filled cave that is named after a giant monster spider.
Taunggyi, Myanmar (Burma)

Floating Gardens of Inle Lake

A series of tiny artificial islands rich with produce bob atop the surface of the lake.
Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwenandaw Kyaung Temple

A grand example of 19th century Burmese teak architecture, and the most significant of Mandalay's historic buildings.
Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

U Bein Bridge

The oldest teak bridge in the world is made from the remains of a royal palace.
Min Kun, Myanmar (Burma)

The Mingun Pagoda and Bell

Gigantic unfinished stupa and the world's 2nd largest bell.
Nyaung-U, Myanmar (Burma)

Bagan

Over 2,000 ancient temples dot the Myanmar landscape at the site of this famed archaeological site.
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwedagon Pagoda

This gem-encrusted temple is said to contain some of the Buddha's hair which can make the deaf hear and the blind see.
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Nagar Glass Factory

The ruins of this prominent glass factory yield hidden treasures buried among the jungle floor.