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Glasgow, Scotland

The Drying Green

The old tradition of drying laundry on poles in the public green is still guaranteed by Glasgow city law.
St Helier, Jersey

Le Crapaud

A statue erected in honor of the toadish nickname given to Jersey residents by the French.
Leuven, Belgium

'Snow Whites' of Leuven

The Belgian library displays burned books that were salvaged from the fires of both world wars.
Lucca, Italy

Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

This bustling Italian plaza is built on the ruins of an ancient Roman amphitheater.
Mdina, Malta

Casa Gourgion

This unique building in the main square stands out among the city's typically Baroque architecture.
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow City Center Mural Trail

A scattered trail of street art adds a pop of color to the city's stark structures.
Valencia, Spain

El Carme Street Art

Vibrant street art created with mixed media.
Valencia, Spain

Cat House

This house's itty bitty size means no humans allowed.
Riga, Latvia

Big Christopher

The statue of a legendary giant who carried Christ and shouldered the world's sins.
Valencia, Spain

Holy Chalice of Valencia

Of the many chalices in the running for the Holy Grail, this one in Valencia Cathedral sure looks the part.
Stoke Heath, England

National Telephone Kiosk Collection

An ode to the classic piece of British street furniture.
York, England

Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate

One of the shortest streets in York has an especially odd name.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Rooftop Terrace at the National Museum of Scotland

There are plenty of wonderful panoramic vistas in Edinburgh, but not many are hidden smack in the middle of the Old Town.
Barcelona, Spain

Street Performers of Las Ramblas

The iconic boulevard is the perfect place to catch sight of a bicycling skeleton, a levitating Satan, or a chef with his head stuck in a pizza.
Vancouver, British Columbia

9 O'Clock Gun

This quirky piece of naval artillery has been deafening Canadians for over a century.
London, England

Two Princes Staircase

Richard III supposedly disposed of his nephews' bodies here in an effort to seal his claim to the throne.
Gloucestershire, England

Severn Bore

This stretch of the River Severn where large waves flow against the current is the birthplace of river surfing.
London, England

Goodwin's Court

An easily overlooked stretch of ornate window fronts and gaslight lamps that could be right from the pages of Dickens.
Stoke Heath, England

The Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings

A slightly surreal menagerie of structures that were lovingly spared from demolition and reconstructed in a field.
Anstruther, Scotland

Anstruther Model Solar System

Bronze plates placed around this Scottish fishing village form a true-scale model of the solar system.
Saint Monans, Scotland

Wellie Garden of St Monans

Some cheeky plantings brighten an old slipway on Scotland's Firth of Forth.
Anstruther, Scotland

Smuggler's Inn

Stay in the one time home to one of Scotland's most notorious gentleman's sex clubs.
Pittenweem, Scotland

St. Fillan's Cave

This tiny little cave was said to have been a refuge for a saint with a glowing arm.
Stenness, Scotland

Ness of Brodgar

The discovery of this Neolithic settlement, which contained a Stone Age "cathedral," threw archaeologists for a loop.