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Strandagaldur - The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft
Hólmavík, Iceland

The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft

Staves, storm-calling, and of course, necropants.
65.7000, -21.7000
Iceland

Sigurgeirs Bird Museum

Largest private bird collection in Iceland, formed from a tragic accident
65.6042, -17.0057
Akureyri, Iceland

Giant Viking beer can

Akureyri is home to an oversized can of one of Iceland's favourite beers
65.6839, -18.1105
Snæfellsjökull under clouds.
Iceland

Snæfellsjökull

A formerly glacier-tipped volcano that inspired none other than Jules Verne
64.9072, -23.9222
(Flickr/Surf Cologic)
Iceland

Jokulsárlón

Iceland's largest lagoon is home to stunning multi-colored icebergs.
64.0736, -16.2048
Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic Phallological Museum

An encyclopedic collection of mammal penises.
64.1430, -21.9156
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

The tallest building in Iceland, and certainly one of the most visually impressive
64.1353, -21.8952
Iceland

Midlina

Walk in the footsteps of the gods and straddle two tectonic plates
63.8683, -22.6754
Blue Lagoon
Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant
63.8801, -22.4494
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
The Reynisdrangar from the cliffs above.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
63.4087, -19.0173
Toronto, Canada

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase
43.6425, -79.3873
Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne Farms

A massive sustainable farm designed by the mastermind behind Central Park
44.3955, -73.2471
One of the many appearances of Champ throughout Burlington
Burlington, Vermont

Lake Champlain Monster Monument

Cryptid lake monster honored with its own monument
44.4735, -73.2216
The baby flying monkeys at the back of One Main
Burlington, Vermont

Flying Monkey Sculptures

Scary metal statues adorn some of the signature buildings of Burlington, VT
44.4758, -73.2195
Louise Bourgeois' Spider. (Creative Commons)
Ottawa, Canada

Maman

Louise Bourgeois' 30-foot-tall steel spider sculpture
45.4294, -75.6984
O'Leary, Canada

Canadian Potato Museum

The Canadian Potato Museum may sound like the least exciting museum in the world, but it has hidden charms aplenty
46.7071, -64.2269
Joggins, Canada

Joggins Fossil Cliffs

Cliffs that hold fossils, including the earliest known reptile, dating back more than 300 million years
45.6934, -64.4457
A model of the Marconi's original Table Head station at Glace Bay.
Glace Bay, Canada

Marconi National Historic Site

Site of the first official transatlantic wireless communications
46.2115, -59.9526
Montreal, Canada

Gibeau Orange Julep

The skyline of Montreal includes the silhouette of an unexpected fruit-shaped Canadian staple
45.4957, -73.6568
Postcard from the collection of the MHMC
Montreal, Canada

Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre and Museum

A community-run museum invites visitors to explore Jewish communities before and after the Holocaust
45.4890, -73.6363
Maple season at the Marche
Montreal, Canada

Marché Jean-Talon

Montreal's giant farmer's market is a foodie's best friend, especially in the winter months
45.5364, -73.6157
Insect Tastings, yum!
Montreal, Canada

Insectarium of Montreal

The biggest museum dedicated to insects in North America, one of the largest in the world
45.5579, -73.5557
Oratory in the winter
Montreal, Canada

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town
45.4922, -73.6169