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Nose on Bateman Street
London, England

Seven Noses of Soho

Hidden in plain sight, these nose sculptures have spawned historical myths and tales of fabulous riches.
51.5068, -0.1288
Andy Capp & Flo at the Cartoon Museum
London, England

The Cartoon Museum

A collection of comics, graphic novels, animation and caricatures devoted to exploring this often overlooked art form.
51.5176, -0.1262
Jellyfish Lake
Koror, Palau

Jellyfish Lake

An isolated dive site teeming with cnidarians.
7.1611, 134.3761
"Vuel Villa" by Xul Solar
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Xul Solar Museum

Xul Solar was an artist of alternate worlds, inventor of languages, and dreamer of utopias.
-34.5948, -58.4078
The wooden escalators at Macy's are almost 100 years old.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
40.7508, -73.9895
A Strokkur geyser eruption
Iceland

Haukadalur Geothermal Field

This valley of hot springs and boiling mud pots is home to the record-holding "Geysir," which originated the English word.
64.3104, -20.3023
Rainbow
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.
64.3270, -20.1200
The green crater of Mt. Eden.
Auckland, New Zealand

Maungawhau (Mount Eden)

The platform atop this verdant volcano was built with the help of a royal elephant.
-36.8759, 174.7644
Superkilen
Copenhagen, Denmark

Superkilen

An ultra-modern diversity park in Denmark has turned an entire city block electric pink.
55.7000, 12.5458
Búðakirkja
Iceland

Búðakirkja

This black church sits alone among a field of lava rock
64.8218, -23.3846
(Flickr/Surf Cologic)
Iceland

Jokulsárlón

Iceland's largest lagoon is home to stunning multi-colored icebergs.
64.0736, -16.2048
All that remains of the bridge is two girders entangled on the edge of the sandur plain.
Iceland

Skeiðará Bridge Monument

Twisted girders are all that remain of an Icelandic bridge that was wiped out by a combination of volcanic heat and glacial floods
63.9760, -17.0018
Iceland

Svartifoss

Unique waterfall in Iceland's south features a backdrop of geometric lava columns
64.0210, -16.9816
Kerid Crater Lake
Iceland

Kerid Crater Lake

This eye-popping Icelandic crater lake is surrounded by red volcanic rock
64.0413, -20.8851
Þingvellir
Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past
64.2581, -21.1250
Þingvellir Church
Iceland

Þingvellir Church

This beautiful, historic church looks like something out of a simpler past
64.2572, -21.1211
A toxic-smelling steam rises from the mud.
Iceland

Námaskarð

A sulfuric martian landscape that looks far better than it smells
65.6391, -16.8377
Hekla with Reflection
Iceland

Hekla

A stratovolcano located in the south of Iceland, with a long history of charted activity and a rich mythology attached
63.9035, -19.3520
"Pusher Street" in 2007, after eviction of the hash stands. A "no photo sign" remains. The hash stands have since returned. (Wikimedia Commons)
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street
55.6735, 12.5958
Tivoli carousel.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens
55.6747, 12.5657
Zurich, Switzerland

Heureka Useless Machine

One of a series of no-purpose kinetic artworks by Swiss sculptor Jean Tinguely.
47.3530, 8.5523
Panorama showing the Sphinx Observatory, Top of Europe Restaurant and Rail Station, and the Research Station.
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Sphinx Observatory

Historic observatory precariously perched at the "Top of Europe"
46.5475, 7.9850
London, England

Houseboats of Regents Canal

A community of artists and entrepreneurs seeks a simpler life on London's waterways
51.5162, -0.0337
Ziggy Stardust Plaque
London, England

Ziggy Stardust Plaque

This London plaque marks the spot where David Bowie's famous alien made his debut
51.5111, -0.1399