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Neon sign at the Green Mill
Chicago, Illinois

Green Mill Jazz Club

A century-old hotspot for jazz, frequented by everyone from Charlie Chaplin to Al Capone.
41.9692, -87.6599
Beer Baron Row.
Chicago, Illinois

Beer Baron Row

These mansions date back to Chicago's days as a brewer's paradise.
41.9077, -87.6802
Chicago, Illinois

Dusty Groove

Internationally known record store and purveyor of "dusties."
41.9022, -87.6677
Photo of one of the lions from J.H. Patterson's book "The Man-eaters of Tsavo", 1907
Chicago, Illinois

Tsavo Man Eaters

These pretty kitties killed and ate as many as 135 railway workers.
41.8662, -87.6186
Crown Fountain
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
41.8816, -87.6242
1810s English Rotunda, Thorne Miniature Rooms
Chicago, Illinois

Thorne Miniature Rooms

Each of these gorgeous, intricately decorated rooms is painstakingly crafted to the scale of 1 inch: 1 foot.
41.8807, -87.6242
Looking down the lobby
Chicago, Illinois

Palmer House Hilton

This historic hotel invented the chocolate brownie.
41.8803, -87.6269
Sagano Bamboo Forest
Kyoto, Japan

Sagano Bamboo Forest

The sound of swaying stalks in this stunning grove has been voted to be a governmentally recognized sound.
35.0167, 135.6710
Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The Ten Thousand "Torii" Shrine.
34.9672, 135.7733
Kyoto, Japan

Sanjūsangen-dō

1001 carved statues of the Buddhist God of Mercy, each with a unique face.
34.9882, 135.7717
Parents of deceased children place colorful "bibs" on Jizo statues to show their gratitude for his protection in the afterlife.
Kyoto, Japan

Kiyomizu-Dera Temple

A shrine contains nearly 200 statues of the Buddhist deity Jizo, dressed in bibs by parents who have lost a child.
34.9949, 135.7850
Sashimi on a stick.
Kyoto, Japan

Nishiki Market

This 700-year-old street food market features baby octopus and soy donuts.
35.0045, 135.7647
Personal gadgets for sale in Akihabara around 2008.
Tokyo, Japan

Akihabara Electric Town

Once a black market electronics marketplace, now an otaku shopper's paradise.
35.6989, 139.7699
Tokyo, Japan

Nakagin Capsule Tower

Masterpiece of metabolist architecture and the original "capsule building."
35.6656, 139.7634
The clock is at the Nippon TV tower in Shiodome, Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

The Giant Ghibli Clock

Tokyo’s only Vaudeville-cuckoo clock–steampunk-Victorian curio cabinet time piece.
35.6645, 139.7602
Tokyo, Japan

Kabukicho Robot Restaurant

Cabaret where the show girls are all androids, and the patrons couldn't be more pleased.
35.6942, 139.7028
Holland, Michigan

Tulip Time Festival

Largest tulip festival in America, includes fireworks, a parade, and a carnival.
42.7875, -86.1089
Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities
Chicago, Illinois

Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities

This morbid, delightful curiosity shop offers everything from animal bones to human teeth.
41.9761, -87.6690
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A green oasis in Chicago.
41.8865, -87.7178
Chicago, Illinois

The Empty Bottle

A beloved Chicago music venue offering cold beer and lots of “Friendly."
41.9004, -87.6868
Chicago, Illinois

Oz Park

An Oz-themed public park that had a wonderful impact on the surrounding neighborhood.
41.9187, -87.6472
The newly restored Tiffany Dome.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

A massive thing of wonder, this stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
41.8837, -87.6250
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Maincy, France

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

This stunning French estate was so lavish that it landed its original owner in jail for the rest of his life.
48.5658, 2.7141
The gallery of maps, showing the ceiling
Città del Vaticano, Vatican City

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy.
41.9065, 12.4534