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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Dr. Rafael M. Moscoso National Botanical Garden

A remarkable range of flora and fauna are represented in this Dominican nature preserve.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Museo del Ron y la Caña (Museum of Rum and Sugar Cane)

Learn the history of Dominican rum production.
La Romana, Dominican Republic

Altos de Chavon

This replica medieval European village in the Dominican Republic was built by a Hollywood set designer.
Muriwai, New Zealand

Muriwai Gannet Colony

New Zealand's west coast is one of the best places in the world to view these large seabirds.
Ohope, New Zealand

Whakaari/White Island

The explorer Captain Cook may have named it White Island, but the Maori call it Te Puia o Whakaari – The Dramatic Volcano.
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

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

Hobbiton

The real life Hobbiton, this sheep farm has been forever transformed since being built for The Hobbit film series.
Stokke, Norway

Sti For Øye

Art becomes an enchanting part of the environment at this wooded sculpture park.
West Sussex, England

Millennium Seed Bank

Nearly 2 billion seeds from 38,000 species are stored and processed at this visitable facility in a quiet corner of England.
London, England

'The Rocket' Locomotive

This innovative steam machine was no doubt the most famous of the pioneer locomotives.
Medway, England

Grain Tower Battery

This abandoned gun tower was built to defend the River Thames from a French naval attack.
Minster on Sea, United Kingdom

Wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery

No one is sure what to do with this WWII shipwreck that sits at the bottom of the Thames, still loaded with tons of explosives.
Essex, England

Angel Wine Tower

Thrilling and delicious complement to any dining experience.
Maidstone, England

Maidstone Mummy

This 2,700-year-old woman is the jewel of the Maidstone Museum's Egyptian collection.
Botallack, Cornwall

Crown Mine Ruins

These picturesque ruins crumble beautifully into the ocean.
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UKs oldest theme park slowly slips away.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Flannan Isle Lighthouse

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers who vanished from this place remains a mystery over a century later.
Kent, England

Dog Collar Museum

A showcase of canine neckwear spanning five centuries of doggie fashion and function.
Canterbury, England

The Great Cloister and Chapter House of Canterbury Cathedral

One of England's most famous churches hides a pair of little known architectural treasures.
Portsmouth, England

Mary Rose

Hauled from the water's depths, Henry VIII's flagship is preserved in this capsule-shaped museum.
Canterbury, England

Crooked House

This skewed English house has looked like it's going to fall over for centuries.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
Margate, England

Margate Shell Grotto

Grotto replete with mystical designs laid out in glued shell mosaics.
Bodmin, England

Bodmin Jail

This antique prison is a tourist attraction with a sordid past.