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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi City Park

This urban park is home to monkeys and a number of endangered plants.
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Railway Museum

Strolling through these vintage locomotives offers a surprising amount of insight into the history of Kenya.
Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Centre

Get tall with nature's lankiest beasts and their warthog friends at this Kenyan preserve.
Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Manor

Just outside of Nairobi lies a large estate surrounded by endangered Rothschild giraffes, who have been fed from the window by Mick Jagger and Walter Cronkite.
Nairobi, Kenya

Karen Blixen Museum

The farmhouse owned by the Danish author who wrote "Out of Africa" is now a museum honoring her legacy.
Nairobi, Kenya

Carnivore Restaurant

Kenyan restaurant is a carnivore's paradise, serving exotic meats at its ultimate 'Beast of a Feast.'
Barcelona, Spain

Jardins de les 3 Xemeneies

An open-air "garden" of mural art that changes weekly.
Barcelona, Spain

Street Performers of Las Ramblas

The iconic boulevard is the perfect place to catch sight of a bicycling skeleton, a levitating Satan, or a chef with his head stuck in a pizza.
Barcelona, Spain

Hash Marijuana & Hemp Museum Barcelona

A stately palace has been converted into the world's largest cannabis museum.
Barcelona, Spain

Mirador de Colom (Columbus Monument)

A vista of the city and sea from atop the little-known viewing deck on an unassuming Columbus statue.
Barcelona, Spain

Palau Güell

One of Antoni Gaudí’s earliest buildings, built between 1886 and 1890 for the industrialist Eusebi Güell.
Barcelona, Spain

The Giants of Santa Maria del Pi

The oldest giants in Catalonia are now displayed in a 14th-century Gothic church.
Barcelona, Spain

Saint Joseph Oriol Plaque

Saint Joseph was said to heal the deaf and blind, but it was a much smaller miracle that got him canonized.
Barcelona, Spain

Caelum

This cafe offers a curated collection of treats and tipples made by monks and nuns.
Barcelona, Spain

Tió de Nadal

Catalonia Tradition: Beating the hollow Christmas log until it defecates in your fireplace.
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona's Baby Drop-off

Turntable anonymously received orphans, alms, and groceries.
Barcelona, Spain

La Llama

A bookstore dedicated to the intersection of comedy and art.
Barcelona, Spain

La Carbonería

One of the most photographed buildings in a city known for its Modernista architecture is an abandoned squat.
Barcelona, Spain

Las Arenas de Barcelona

An early 20th-century bullring converted into a modern shopping center.
Barcelona, Spain

'Dona i Ocell' ('Woman and Bird')

This colorful statue welcomes visitors to a Barcelona park.
Barcelona, Spain

Parc de l'Espanya Industrial

A former steam-powered mill from the 1800s is now an industrial park with a giant steel dragon slide.
Cambrils, Spain

En la Pla de les Serenes

This amazing piece of modern art honors the hundreds of fishermen killed during Cambrils' "year of misfortunes."
Margalef, Spain

Margalef

An isolated village literally built into the crevices and rock formations of a mountain.
Huesca, Spain

Congost de Mont-rebei

A breathtaking canyon offers stunning views and frightful pathways through an ecological paradise.