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Dublin, Ireland

Oratory of the Sacred Heart

A nun spent 16 years painting the stunning Celtic mural that covers the interior of this WWI memorial.
Dublin, Ireland

The Famine Memorial in Dublin

The somber sculptures commemorating Irish Famine on the river Liffey in Dublin.
Dublin, Ireland

Saint Audoen's Gate

The enchanting archway is the only surviving portal into Dublin's lost medieval wall.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin's Garden of Remembrance

Amidst the bustling streets of Dublin, there is a hushed garden that is dedicated to "All those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom."
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Lasithi, Greece

Spinalonga Island

This abandoned Greek island was the last active leper colony in Europe.
Nice, France

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral

An Orthodox church built by the Royal Family for the Russian community exiled to the French Riviera.
Prague, Czechia

Batalion Comic Book Museum and Club

This bar and museum are devoted to the controversial comic book work of Kája Saudek.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Meridian

The slender brass strip in Prague's Old Town Square was used to tell time from 1652 to 1918.
Prague, Czechia

Statue of Franz Kafka

A surreal statue honoring Prague's favorite literary son.
Prague, Czechia

Vojan Gardens

The oldest garden in Prague, once part of an medieval orchard.
Prague, Czechia

Municipal House

A turn of the century building boasting some of the most beautiful art nouveau architecture in Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Franz Kafka Museum

An eerie, existential museum dedicated to the author of "The Metamorphosis."
Prague, Czechia

Bohnický Hřbitov Cemetery (Cemetery of Fools)

An old asylum graveyard that's been abandoned for half a century attracts those seeking a dark thrill.
Prague, Czechia

Strahov Monastery

Two stunning 17th-century libraries and a cabinet of curiosities.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Paphos, Cyprus

Tombs of the Kings

An ancient necropolis of magnificent tombs.
Paphos, Cyprus

The Mosaics of Paphos

The ancient mosaics here are considered among the finest in the world, and serve as a stunning record of Greco-Roman daily life.
Quepos, Costa Rica

El Avion Restaurant and Bar

The sister plane of the C-123 shot down during the Iran-Contra Affair has found a new purpose in retirement.
Quepos, Costa Rica

727 Fuselage Home

Costa Rican accommodation resembles a crash site, but with a nice balcony.
Bangkok, Thailand

Democracy Monument

Bangkok celebrated its shifting monarchy with a militaristic homage to democracy.
Ban Tai, Thailand

Death Railway Bridge

This bridge made famous in a novel and on-screen wasn't actually built over the river Kwai.
Ko Samui, Thailand

Wat Phra Yai (Big Buddha Temple)

A dazzling temple featuring a towering 12-meter golden Buddha.
Bangkok, Thailand

Erawan Shrine

A shrine built to combat the bad karma of a commercial venture.