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Singapore

Bronze Bathers

The most playful of the life-sized statues that make up Singapore's "People of the River."
Singapore

Merlion

This statue once earned the distinction as one of the "Three Major Disappointments of the World."
Singapore

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum

This $62 million dollar temple was erected to house one little dental fragment of religious history.
Singapore

Gardens by the Bay

Singapore's landscaping project is home to 18 incredible Supertrees.
Chicago, Illinois

Lower Lower Wacker Drive

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

World Artifacts on the Tribune Tower Walls

Fragments of architectural wonders from around the globe are embedded in the newspaper building's walls.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Chicago, Illinois

Palmer House Hilton

This historic hotel invented the chocolate brownie.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

This massive stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream.
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A lush green oasis in the middle of Chicago.
Medak, India

CSI Medak Cathedral

The single largest diocese established on the Asian continent.
Balaghat, India

Barasingha of Kanha National Park

This reserve is the only place in the world where you can see the Barasingha swamp deer in the wild.
Cherrapunjee, India

Cherrapunji

Known as the wettest place on earth.
Hyderabad, India

101 Dining Table at Falaknuma Palace

Once where royalty entertained guests, this opulent table is now one of the longest in the world.
Hyderabad, India

Sudha Cars Museum

Camera cars and condom bikes built from scrap and one man's passion.
Lepakshi, India

Hanging Pillar of Lepakshi

Inside a beautiful Indian temple is a seemingly magical floating pillar that doesn't touch the ground.
Shravanabelagola, India

Gomateshvara

World's tallest monolithic statue has served as a pilgrimage site since its completion in 993 CE.
Anjuna, India

Anjuna Flea Market

This weekly bazaar started in the 1960s as a way for hippie travelers to barter their goods.
Edurudona, India

Thimmamma Marrimanu

The world's largest banyan tree is followed by a community of worshippers.
Udimalla, India

Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve

The largest tiger reserve in India is a vast expanse dotted with ancient ruins of Nagarjuna Viswa Vidyalayam.
Jaisalmer, India

Jaisalmer Fort

The oldest still-inhabited hill fort in India looks like a magnificent golden sandcastle.
Mysore, India

Mysore Palace

Modest by day, illuminated majestically at sunset.