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Osaka, Japan

Chapel Goedele

A 14th-century European chapel sticks out of the facade of a Japanese hotel.
Osaka, Japan

Gate Tower Building

The Hanshin Expressway goes right through its 5th, 6th, and 7th floors.
Beppu, Japan

Chinoike Jigoku

Steaming blood-red hot spring from hell.
Hiroshima, Japan

A-bomb Memorial

Peace Park and the A-bomb dome.
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima's Hypocenter

A plaque marks the site directly below the mid-air detonation of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima.
Hatsukaichi, Japan

Itsukushima Shrine

Japanese national treasure originally built in 593 CE.
Onomichi, Japan

Shimanami Kaido Bikeway

The 43-mile route crosses through six islands with gorgeous views of the Seto Inland Sea.
Himeji, Japan

Kokoen Garden

Nine Gardens in one - with tea service.
Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The Ten Thousand "Torii" Shrine.
Kyoto, Japan

Sagano Bamboo Forest

The sound of swaying stalks in this stunning grove has been named a governmentally recognized sound.
Kyoto, Japan

Tenryu-Ji Shrine's Bamboo trail

A beautiful bamboo trail tucked in this famous Japanese Shrine.
Kyoto, Japan

Nishiki Market

This 700-year-old street food market features baby octopus and soy donuts.
Kyoto, Japan

Yasui Kompira-gu Shrine

Crawl through the hole in the middle of this stone to break off a bad relationship or initiate a good one.
Shinjuku, Japan

Omoide Yokocho

Colloquially known as “piss alley,” this narrow street filled with tiny bars and barbecue stands looks like it was pulled straight out of “Blade Runner.”
Greece

Sami

A spectacular cave and a beguiling lake.
Larnaca, Cyprus

Larnaca Salt Lake

Once part of an ancient international harbor, it's now an all-you-can-eat shrimp buffet for flamingos and other water birds.
Egkomi, Cyprus

Nicosia International Airport

This former Cyprus flight hub is now a crumbling, abandoned ghost complex.
Nicosia, Cyprus

Cyprus Buffer Zone

This no man's land slicing through the island is strewn with abandoned relics of another time.
Norfolk, England

SS Vina Shipwreck

The wreckage of an old coastal trading vessel is only visible at low tide.
Dunwich, England

The Lost Town of Dunwich

A village on the east coast of England that has almost completely eroded into the North Sea.
East Sussex, England

Seven Sisters Cliffs

These stark white cliffs were spat up by the sea and are slowly being retaken by it.
East Sussex, England

Beachy Head

England's most notorious suicide spot.
Wiltshire, England

Woodhenge

The first archaeological site discovered by aerial photography.
Cumbria, England

Hardknott Roman Fort

One of the highest Roman forts in Britain is set amid dramatic scenery on a notoriously difficult road.