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New York, New York

Museum of Sex

A semi-scholarly approach to sex.
New York, New York

The Players

A posh members-only club with a literally dramatic history.
Tulum, Mexico

Angelita Cenote

A flooded Mexican cave that hides a river beneath the water.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh's perfectly preserved body has been on display here since 1975.
Pak Ou, Laos

Pak Ou's Caves

Thousands of effigies of Buddha watch from caves set high above a legendary river, plus whiskey.
Wiang, Thailand

House of Opium

A small museum in the Golden Triangle tells the story of the opium drug trade that gripped Northern Thailand.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

War Remnants Museum

Artifacts and memories from the Vietnam war, located in a place that experienced it first hand.
Nhuận Đức, Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels

A nightmare for the claustrophobic lies hidden in Southeast Asia.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn's Converted Pencil Factory

Built in the 1920s, this former pencil factory is now home to the Atlas Obscura offices.
New York, New York

The White Horse Tavern

Great place to have a drink and a bite to eat in an atmosphere laden with New York's Bohemian past.
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" this building now holds the most expensive penthouse in the city.
Ventnor, Australia

Penguin Parade At Phillip Island

An unphotographable nightly march of tens of thousands of "fairy penguins" from sea to shore.
Batu Caves, Malaysia

Batu Caves

Holy Hindu shrine in an enormous, monkey-filled limestone cavern.
Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

BOH Tea Plantation and Factory

This largest tea plantation in Southeast Asia supplies gorgeous vistas alongside most of the tea for the surrounding countries.
Ambergris Caye, Belize

Shark Ray Alley

Because hell exists even in the most beautiful places in the world, this portion of a lovely Belize beach is infested with (harmless) sharks and rays.
Belize

The Crystal Maiden of the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave

Belize cave containing the sparkling, calcite covered skeletons of Mayan children, sacrificed to the rain god.
Guatemala

Lago de Atitlán

Central America's deepest lake is actually a volcanic caldera, surrounded by three volcanoes.
New York, New York

C. O. Bigelow Apothecary

The oldest operating apothecary in the US has treated everyone from Thomas Edison to Mark Twain.
New York, New York

190 Bowery

The greatest real estate coup of all time.
New York, New York

Museum of Chinese in America

This small New York museum examines Chinese history from its origins right up to its arrival in the city.
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
New York, New York

Relics of the IRT 14th Street-Union Square Subway Local Platform

Red frames showcase remnants of one of New York's original subway stations.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
New York, New York

The "Irving House"

Nope, not Washington Irving's house.