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bigfoot

24 Extremely Local Cryptids You've Probably Never Heard Of

There are monsters seemingly around every corner.
March 18, 2019
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lost

10 Charming Stories That Reveal the Joys of Getting Lost

Atlas Obscura readers share their most memorable experiences in unfamiliar surroundings.
March 11, 2019
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botanical gardens

13 Beautiful Botanical Gardens Where It's Easy to Lose Yourself

Our readers shared some of their favorite collections of greenery in the world.
March 04, 2019
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underground

14 Exceptional Caves That Bring the Subterranean World to Life

Atlas Obscura readers recommend their favorite speleological spaces.
February 22, 2019
Gastro Obscura
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show & tell

13 Essential Bars and Restaurants for History Lovers

Atlas Obscura readers share their favorite historically significant eateries.
February 20, 2019
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breakup week

20 Peaceful Places That Make Solitude Magical

Atlas Obscura readers share their favorite spots to revel in isolation.
February 12, 2019
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instagram

15 Instagram Feeds That Help Make the World More Wondrous

Atlas Obscura readers (and staff!) praise the Instagrammers who are truly blowing them away in 2019.
February 08, 2019
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show & tell

21 'Ugly' Buildings That Aren't Ugly at All

Atlas Obscura readers share their love for structures they feel have been unfairly maligned.
February 05, 2019
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snow

13 of the World's Most Magical Winter Wonderlands

Atlas Obscura readers weigh in on which places look best covered in snow.
January 29, 2019
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scary stories

24 Children's Stories That Still Give Us the Creeps

Atlas Obscura readers wrote in about the classic tales that taught them one thing—unease.
January 25, 2019
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show & tell

The Ultimate Crowdsourced Playlist of Songs About Places

Let Atlas Obscura readers take you on a tour of the world in 100+ songs.
January 23, 2019
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atlas obscura

Introducing the Atlas Obscura Community Forums

A new way to experience Atlas Obscura with fellow explorers like you.
January 23, 2019
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show & tell

8 Extremely Local Mascots That Are Worth Cheering For

Atlas Obscura readers explain the appeal of their regional costumed characters.
January 18, 2019
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snow

What's Your Favorite Place on Earth to See Covered in Snow?

Tell us about the world's best winter wonderlands.
January 17, 2019
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love

19 Unforgettable First Kisses and the Ordinary Places Where They Happened

Romance can blossom anywhere. Parking lots. Sidewalks. Even the South Pole.
January 10, 2019
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children's literature

What Children's Story Did You Later Realize Was Awfully Dark and Scary?

Help us compile a list of the world's most delightfully disturbing kids' books.
January 07, 2019
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cartoons

Help Us Identify the World's Greatest Local Mascots

The more obscure, the better.
January 02, 2019
Gastro Obscura
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show & tell

15 Glorious Hangover 'Cures' From Around the World

Atlas Obscura readers share their tried-and-true favorites.
December 31, 2018
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show & tell

27 Unique New Year's Traditions From Our Readers

Find a novel way to ring in 2019!
December 26, 2018
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show & tell

Where Did You Share Your First Kiss With a Person You Love?

A little romance can make any location wondrous.
December 21, 2018
Gastro Obscura
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holiday

15 of the World's Best Comfort Foods

Our readers share the favorite foods they eat to soothe their souls.
December 18, 2018
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hanukkah

17 Wonderful Reader Stories About Unique Holiday Heirlooms

'Tis the season for emotionally significant decorations.
December 17, 2018
Gastro Obscura
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show & tell

Tell Us About the Best Hangover 'Cures' You've Discovered on Your Travels

What do you eat or drink when the good times turn ugly?
December 14, 2018
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show & tell

22 Places That Brought Atlas Obscura Readers to Tears

Does anyone have a tissue?
December 12, 2018