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The Greek inscription from the Eiserner Steg, a quote from Homer's "The Oddysey"
Frankfurt, Germany

Eiserner Steg (Iron Bridge)

Fantastic views and thousands of love locks.
50.1092, 8.6828
The famous facade and portal to the church.
Lisbon, Portugal

Jerónimos Monastery

Elaborately carved to showcase the glorious wealth that the age of exploration brought to the Portuguese empire.
38.6970, -9.2069
New York, New York

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream.
40.7154, -73.9982
Seaglass Carousel
New York, New York

The SeaGlass Carousel

Manhattan’s Battery Park has a new carousel, full of spinning, glowing fish.
40.7022, -74.0150
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
48.6352, -1.5105
The Trophy Room at the top of the Explorers Club headquarters
New York, New York

Explorers Club Headquarters

A treasure trove of artifacts, books, and artwork from the "golden age" of exploration.
40.7699, -73.9656
Nantes, France

Machines of the Isle of Nantes

Massive puppet-automaton machines created by French artist collective Machines de l’Ile.
47.2070, -1.5659
Fès - El Karaouine
Fez, Morocco

University of Al-Karaouine

The oldest known university in the world is in Fes, Morocco.
34.0644, -4.9733
Merzouga, Morocco

Erg Chebbi

God's Saharan sandbox of wrath.
31.0992, -4.0117
Fez, Morocco

Merenid Tombs

Crumbling necropolis set high above Fez.
34.0659, -4.9705
Inside the Todra Gorge
Province de Tinghir, Morocco

Todra Gorge

One of the most spectacular canyons in the world.
31.5902, -5.5946
A living Quantula
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore's Blinking Snails

You may not be able to chew gum in Singapore, but you can sit on your veranda and watch the snails blink.
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Umbrella Trees in Little India.
Rochor, Singapore

Umbrella Trees

Colorful umbrella-covered trees in Singapore's Little India look straight out of Dr. Seuss.
1.3085, 103.8537
Entrance
Pasir Panjang, Singapore

Haw Par Villa

A Buddhist theme park brings you a Buddist version of Hell.
1.2847, 103.7819
(Flickr/Jay Hariani)
Mumbai, India

Antilia

World's most expensive home.
19.0176, 72.8562
Chand Baori
Jaipur, India

Ancient Stepwells of India

Thousands of exquisitely carved stone water storage wells, hundreds of stone steps, one tragic love story.
26.8829, 75.8057
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
13.3586, 103.8626
Shelley Street and Elgin Street intersection
Hong Kong

Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

The world's longest outdoor covered escalator system transports commuters through Hong Kong's hilly terrain.
22.2837, 114.1548
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
51.5029, -0.1301
Oxford, England

Duke Humfrey's Library at the Old Bodleian Library

One of Europe's oldest libraries.
51.7545, -1.2567
London, England

The Theatre

Two plaques commemorate the site of Shakespeare's first theatre.
51.5247, -0.0800
Glastonbury High Street. (dichohecho/Flickr)
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
51.1508, -2.7263
Stones and Henge, respectively.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
51.1797, -1.8265
Gog and Magog and Gaunt's Clock
Melbourne, Australia

Gog and Magog

These mythological giants take time out of their busy day guarding a Victorian market to let you know what time it is.
-37.8147, 144.9635