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New Orleans, Louisiana

The Tree of Life

This knobby, drooping New Orleans oak is a favorite place both for climbing and for meeting giraffes.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Saigon Central Post Office

This French colonial post office is arguably the grandest in all of Southeast Asia.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon

Witnesses claim the Virgin Mary statue outside the church once mysteriously shed a single tear.
Hội An, Vietnam

Reaching Out Teahouse

Located off a bustling strip, a silent teahouse employs workers with hearing- or speech-related disabilities.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh's perfectly preserved body has been on display here since 1975.
Da Nang, Vietnam

Fire-Breathing Dragon Bridge

This bridge is embedded with a giant steel dragon that breathes fire from its mouth.
Seoul, South Korea

Poopoo Land

A bright and wacky exhibit answers every question you may have had about human excrement, flatulence, and more.
Paju, South Korea

Dorasan Station

South Korea's largely symbolic, barely used gateway to the North.
Seogwipo, South Korea

Jeju Mermaids

South Korea's women of the sea have completely flipped their society's structure by becoming revered fisherwomen.
Seoul, South Korea

108 Heaven Stairway

A remnant of Korea's colonial past lies forgotten in a hip neighborhood in Seoul.
Jeju-si, South Korea

Jeju Loveland

South Korea's only sex-themed park.
Seoul, South Korea

Trick Eye Museum

South Korea's love of the silly photograph is on full display at this goofy collection of trompe l'oeil paintings.
Jeju-si, South Korea

Jeju Glass Castle Theme Park

A theme park made of glass, from the gleaming books on the shelves to the crystal fish in the mirror lake.
Manila, Philippines

Paco Park Cemetery

The cemetery was built for the Spanish colonial elite, but its most famous residents were all buried in unmarked graves.
Cebu City, Philippines

Magellan's Cross

This holy site either displays a centuries-old cross or a complete fake.
Sierra Bullones, Philippines

Chocolate Hills

Bohol's mysterious brown hills.
Corella, Philippines

Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary

A patch of Philippines forest devoted to saving the lives of an emotionally sensitive species of googly-eyed primates.
Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

BOH Tea Garden and Factory

The largest tea plantation in Southeast Asia supplies gorgeous vistas alongside tea for the surrounding countries.
Batu Caves, Malaysia

Batu Caves

Holy Hindu shrine in an enormous, monkey-filled limestone cavern.
Rishikesh, India

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram

The abandoned site of the Beatles spiritual awakening and subsequent revolt.
Iceland

'Víddaflakk' ('Interdimensional Hopscotch')

This plaque tells the story of an event that took place in an imagined parallel universe.
Iceland

Samúel Jónsson's Art Farm

This secluded Iceland farm holds the collected works of one rural sculptor's creations.
Iceland

Búðakirkja

This black church sits alone among a field of lava rock.
Iceland

Silfra

This natural Icelandic fissure allows divers to swim right between two volatile tectonic plates.