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St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Signal Hill

The first transatlantic wireless signal was received at this 17th-century fort.
Saint Lunaire-Griquet, Newfoundland and Labrador

L'Anse Aux Meadows

An ancient Viking village in North America that predates Columbus by 500 years.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Isle of Skye Dinosaur Tracks

On this stunning Scottish island, you can walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Kilt Rock and Mealt Falls

Ancient cliffs resembling a kilt on Scotland's second largest island emit an entrancing sound.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Old Man of Storr

An ancient Scottish rock formation said to be the gravesite of a giant remains ensconced in legend and intrigue.
Douglas, Isle of Man

The Old Fairy Bridge

This hidden bridge is where local children leave gifts and messages for the island's fay folk.
Liverpool, England

Penny Lane

The Liverpool street made famous by the Beatles is real.
Liverpool, England

Strawberry Field

The quiet field that inspired one of the most famous songs of all time.
Dublin, Ireland

Statue of Oscar Wilde

The comedy and tragedy of Oscar Wilde is preserved in a Dublin park, captured in a sculpture of colorful stone.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cube House

These slanted cubic abodes are a creative if odd solution to a zoning pickle.
Bergen, Norway

Fløibanen Funicular

A favorite with sightseers, this Norwegian funicular provides easy access to a stunning view of Bergen and its environs.
Iceland

The Eggs of Merry Bay

These enlarged egg sculptures represent the native birds of eastern Iceland.
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri Heart-Shaped Traffic Lights

Instead of solid circles, the stoplights in this northern Icelandic town have glowing red hearts.
Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls)

If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.
Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past.
Iceland

Thrihnukagigur Volcano

Climb right into the heart of this colorful Iceland volcano.
Qaqortoq, Greenland

Qaqortoq Road

In a country where driving from one town to another is literally impossible, this small stretch of gravel is a remarkable feat.
Red Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

Red Bay, Labrador

A forlorn fishing village on the coast of Labrador, full of shipwrecks and Spanish gold.
Sydney, Nova Scotia

World's Largest Fiddle

On the waterfront of Sydney, Nova Scotia, a 60-ft. fiddle greets incoming ships.
Sarasota, Florida

Molly the Mollusk

The colossal squid's 27-foot-long corpse lies preserved within a Sarasota aquarium.
Hilo, Hawaii

Kaumana Lava Tubes

Hide from Hawaii's tourist hordes in these relatively unknown, and unguarded lava caves.
Lahaina, Hawaii

Lahaina Banyan Tree

Take shelter from Hawaii's tropical heat under the massive canopy of largest Banyan tree on the island.
Dakar, Senegal

House of Slaves

Despite a fraught and controversial history this African island holds a powerful monument to the tragedy of the slave trade.
Dakar, Senegal

Gorée Island

This tiny, tranquil Senegalese island serves as a powerful symbol of the Atlantic slave trade.