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Den Burg, Netherlands

The Wadden Sea

Rich with fauna and flora, nature-lovers can walk across the sea at this UNESCO World Heritage spot.
New York, New York

5 Beekman Street

This beautiful building in the heart of Manhattan's Financial District was empty for decades.
Quận 1, Vietnam

Saigon Central Post Office

This French colonial post office is arguably the grandest in all of Southeast Asia.
Paris, France

Rue Crémieux

This charming cobbled backstreet may be the most Instagram-perfect block in Paris.
Saariselkä, Finland

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

Rent out a glass igloo to watch the Northern Lights like you live in the future.
Malakwa, British Columbia

The Enchanted Forest

An old world fairytale-land with over 350 fairy folk figurines hidden amongst 800 year old cedars.
Tambon Chiang Haeo, Thailand

Lotus Lake

Stunning wetlands ablaze with pink lotus flowers.
Bhimashankar, India

India's Giant Technicolor Squirrels

These particularly resplendent rodents are the state animal of Maharashtra.
Dinant, Belgium

The Charles de Gaulle Saxophone Bridge

A whimsical bridge uses saxophones to pay tribute to two great men and the European Union.
Quận 5, Vietnam

Nghia An Hoi Quan Pagoda

One of the oldest temples in Ho Chi Minh City, dedicated to a deified Chinese military leader.
Carmel Hamlet, New York

New York's Chuang Yen Monastery

The largest Buddha statue in the Western Hemisphere is just 50 miles north of NYC.
Bermuda

Admiralty House Park

In Bermuda, this formal naval residence has become a go-to for cliff-jumpers and hikers.
Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Manor

Just outside of Nairobi lies a large estate surrounded by endangered Rothschild giraffes, who have been fed from the window by Mick Jagger and Walter Cronkite.
Hitachinaka, Japan

Kochia Hill

Every autumn, this hillside is ablaze with red summer cypress.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fuente de las Nereidas

In Argentina, this beautiful fountain was sculpted by a female artist who was ahead of her time.
Gablenz, Germany

Rakotzbrücke Devil's Bridge

This jaw-dropping 19th-century bridge uses its reflection to form a perfect circle.
Chisinau, Moldova

Moldova's Little Prince Statue

At less than four inches in height, this iconic fictional character is the smallest public statue in all of Moldova.
Rockville, Maryland

The Fitzgeralds' Gravesite

The final resting place of the tragic king and queen of the Jazz Age is tucked away in a small Maryland graveyard.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Foreign Correspondents Club

Originally a meeting place for foreign correspondents and war reporters, the FCC remains an atmospheric spot for sunset drinks in Phnom Penh.
Key West, Florida

Dry Tortugas

Remote Florida islands have a history of sea turtles, sunken treasures, and one of the world's largest coastal brick fortresses.
Washington, D.C.

National Capitol Columns

The United States Capitol's former columns still stand.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Hanging Lake

Crystal clear lake with a shoreline of travertine located in a Colorado canyon.
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park

The only diamond mine in the world where you can keep what you find.
Juneau, Alaska

The Upside Forest of Mendenhall Gardens

Upside down trees serve as natural flower pots in this 'hanging garden of Alaska.'