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Éclade de Moules
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Éclade de Moules

These marvelous mussels are cooked under pine needles.
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Commandaria
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Commandaria

To taste the oldest wine still in production, head to Cyprus.
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Stinky Tofu
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Stinky Tofu

Follow your nose through Taipei for this crispy, warm street snack.
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Danby, Vermont

Danby Quarry

The world’s largest underground marble quarry is hiding in Vermont.
Chimay Beer Cheese
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Chimay Beer Cheese

Beer-brewing monks make aromatic, ale-flavored cheese in the Belgian countryside.
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New York, New York

Daredevil Tattoo Museum

This iconic tattoo shop has its own onsite museum with artifacts from the early history of modern body art.
Arlington, Virginia

James Parks Grave

Born a slave on the Arlington estate, Parks dug the first graves at Arlington National Cemetery, and was buried there, too.
Valparaiso, Chile

Botica Salcobrand

Buying your medicine at this particular pharmacy is like taking a trip back in time.
Viña del Mar, Chile

Reloj de Flores (Flower Clock)

Built for the 1962 World Cup, this fully functioning botanical clock is still ticking.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Cain’s Ballroom

Sid Vicious famously punched a hole in the wall of this iconic music venue.
Cartagena, Colombia

Door Knockers of Cartagena

The colonial city's social history is reflected in its fanciful door knockers.
Valparaiso, Chile

Iglesia de San Francisco

This iconic hilltop church doubled as a lighthouse in the 19th century, guiding ships into the port of Valparaíso.
Queens, New York

Materials for the Arts

A New York warehouse filled with an enormous amount of goods saved from the landfills and donated for creative use.
Portland, Oregon

Portland Troll Bridge

Not-so-fearsome tiny trolls live under this wooden train trestle in Portland.
Te Pahu, New Zealand

Toothbrush Fence

Hundreds of toothbrushes hang from a wire fence along a quiet New Zealand road.
Pensacola, Florida

USS Oriskany

The 44,000-ton aircraft carrier was purposely sunk to create an artificial reef teeming with life.
St. Augustine, Florida

Castle Otttis

Two men built this castle on the Florida coast as an artistic “landscape sculpture.”
Key Largo, Florida

Christ of the Abyss

An underwater statue of Christ blesses the depths off Key Largo.
Crawfordville, Florida

Wakulla Springs

One of the world’s largest and deepest freshwater springs, where mastodons once roamed.
Marco Island, Florida

Otter Mound Preserve

Decorative shell walls built in the 1940s sit atop an ancient midden created by the Calusa Native Americans.
London, England

Hyman Archive

The world’s largest magazine collection was born from a single shelf in a teen’s bedroom.
Jellied Eels
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Jellied Eels

No traditional East Ender meal is complete without pie, mashed potatoes, and gelatinous river creatures.
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Heather Honey
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Heather Honey

A fragrant, difficult-to-harvest delicacy from the Scottish moorlands.
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Port Talbot, Wales

Baked Bean Museum of Excellence

The world’s only museum dedicated to baked beans.