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Venice, Italy

Poveglia Plague Island

A small island less than half a mile from Venice is a forbidden island with a dark and twisted past.
Venice, Italy

Libreria Acqua Alta

This Venice bookstore has resigned itself to constant flooding by keeping its books in bathtubs and boats.
Vienna, Austria

Hofpavillon Hietzing

An ornate private entrance to the Vienna subway built specifically for the emperor.
Vienna, Austria

Seen des Himmels (Lakes of the Sky)

In Kcymaerxthaereal times, standing at this site just outside Vienna, Austria, the sky would have been found beneath your feet.
Vienna, Austria

Brennpunkt°

A history of heat is on display at this unique Austrian museum.
Vienna, Austria

Ampelpärchen

Vienna's diversity-themed traffic lights were inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest.
Vienna, Austria

Hundertwasser's Odd Architecture

Op-art architecture designed for happiness.
Vienna, Austria

The Observation Tower

Located right outside of Vienna, visitors can take in expansive views of an ethereal forest.
Manipur, India

Loktak Lake

The largest freshwater lake in northeast India is also the only floating national park in the world.
Misfat al Abriyyin, Oman

Misfat al Abriyyin

Traditional architecture and ancient irrigation systems are on display in this gorgeous mountain village.
Ferrara di Monte Baldo, Italy

Santuario Madonna della Corona

This centuries-old Italian chapel hangs midway down a sheer cliffside.
Vienna, Austria

Ungarisches Haus (Hungarian House)

The townhouse where the "Blood Countess" Elizabeth Báthory started her murderous career.
Vienna, Austria

Dominikanerkirche (Dominican Church)

An exquisite Baroque church in Vienna's old town.
Vienna, Austria

Naturhistorisches Museum

Beautiful Austrian natural history museum with carved ceilings and row after row of ancient taxidermy.
Vienna, Austria

Vienna Pestsäule (Plague Column)

Baroque celebration of the end of the Great Plague of Vienna.
Vienna, Austria

Clock Museum

A small museum filled with over 1,000 clocks, and one particular clock calibrated to run until the year 9999.
Vienna, Austria

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Austrian National Library)

The beautiful baroque library of the Hapsburg empire.
Vienna, Austria

Schmetterlinghaus: The Imperial Butterfly Park

A tropical paradise just a short trip from the opera house, filled with beautiful winged creatures for your enjoyment.
Vienna, Austria

Globe Museum

Handsomely crafted representations of our round planet.
Weinan, China

Huashan Mountain

A harrowing trail up a mile-high mountain.
Leshan, China

Giant Buddha

This Tang Dynasty behemoth is the biggest Buddha in the world.
Mumbai, India

Mumbai's Parsi Fire Temples

The place of worship for Zoroastrians, Mumbai's Parsi fire temples use fire and ash for purification.
New Delhi, India

Yamuna Ghat

Ancient traditions and surreal birdwatching come into sharp relief along one of the world's most polluted rivers.
Jaisalmer, India

Jaisalmer Fort

The oldest still-inhabited hill fort in India looks like a magnificent golden sandcastle.