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Liepāja, Latvia

Karosta Prison Hotel

Guests become prisoners on a visit to Latvian prison.
Riga, Latvia

Riga Central Market

3,000 market stands in five former Zeppelin hangars.
Riga, Latvia

Art Nouveau in Riga

Flamboyant architecture from the turn of 20th century.
Slampe, Latvia

Cinevilla

Spend the night in 1920s Latvia.
Meškuičių seniūnija, Lithuania

Hill of Crosses

An old hill fort covered in over 100,000 crosses is a symbol of Lithuanian nationalism and beliefs.
Lithuania

Dvina Missile Silo

Launch site for nuclear war against Western Europe.
Tirana, Albania

Pyramid of Tirana

An Albanian monument to the Communism that nearly crushed the country is now a crumbling wreck.
London, England

Village Underground

Artists and musicians now rule over this former rail station.
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
Barcelona, Spain

Tibidabo

Mountain where Jesus was first tempted by the Devil.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

War Remnants Museum

Artifacts and memories from the Vietnam war, located in a place that experienced it first hand.
London, England

The London Stone

This legendary stone is of unknown origin, and throughout history has been a literal touchstone for British leaders.
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
Comrie, Scotland

Cultybraggan WWII POW Camp

Built to hold the worst of the worst of the Nazi war prisoners.
Scotland

Scotland's Secret Bunker

A nuclear bunker built to shelter the politicians and important people of Scotland in case of nuclear attack.
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
New York, New York

Private Passage

Wine bottle sculpture with a ship's stateroom inside.
New York, New York

Museum of American Finance

Ever wanted the laymen's version of your credit card fine print?
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth.
Mawlamyine, Myanmar (Burma)

Win Sein Taw Ya

The world's largest reclining Buddha, the Giant Buddha of Mudon.
Wells-next-the-Sea, England

Ware Hall House

A 15th-century house single-handedly disassembled then reassembled bit by bit 100 miles away.