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Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Prague, Czechia

The Museum of Alchemists and Magicians of Old Prague

The history of occult science is turned into a creepshow at this lurid Prague tourist attraction.
Monterey, California

Monterey's Old Whaling Station

An old whaling station now serves to give the public a look at the commercial whaling industry, no longer a part of Monterey's economy.
Monterey, California

Jellyfish Exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium

One of the most elaborate displays of Jellyfish is on display at the aquarium.
Stockholm, Sweden

Ribbinska Huset

It is said that each of the white stones in the red facade of this medieval house represents the head of a murdered Swedish noble.
Chicago, Illinois

Lower Lower Wacker Drive

Illegal drag racing two stories beneath Chicago’s streets.
Chicago, Illinois

Flat Iron Building

Not to be confused with the iconic New York City skyscraper, this Chicago building is a vibrant hub for artists.
Chicago, Illinois

U-505

The unluckiest U-boat in the entire German fleet is now on display in a Chicago museum.
Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch Basilica

The ruins of New Zealand's largest classical-style church.
Christchurch, New Zealand

Fred and Myrtle's Paua Shell House

A New Zealand couple's shell-adorned home living room, now on display at the Canterbury Museum.
Waipu, New Zealand

Waipu Caves

A galaxy of glowworms hides deep within the belly of these caves.
Melbourne, Australia

The Nicholas Building

A beautiful 1920s tower filled with local hidden gems.
Melbourne, Australia

AC/DC Lane

A colorful street named for the legendary Australian rock band.
St Kilda, Australia

St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony

You'll find the little birds tucked within the rocks of this Australian beach.
Port Campbell, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

Nine limestone rock stacks on Australia's "Shipwreck Coast."
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Airport Runway

High winds and a short landing strip make this one of the scariest runways in the world.
Wellington, New Zealand

Old Bank Arcade Animated Musical Clock

A charmingly old-fashioned reminder of the historic building's former life.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Cable Car

New Zealand's only running funicular railway.
Wellington, New Zealand

Colossal Squid

The world's only complete colossal squid specimen is on display at the Te Papa Museum.
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs.
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
Auckland, New Zealand

Maungawhau (Mount Eden)

The platform atop this verdant volcano was built with the help of a royal elephant.
Hot Water Beach, New Zealand

Hot Water Beach

Handcrafted thermal spa washes away each night with the tide.
Waiotapu, New Zealand

Devil's Bath

This electric green sulphur lake in New Zealand looks like a cartoonish radioactive dump site.