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Bangkok, Thailand

Erawan Shrine

A shrine built to combat the bad karma of a commercial venture.
Brighton, England

West Pier

The rotting skeleton of a shoreside fun fair that was destroyed by fire and storms still haunts the Brighton ocean view.
Brighton, England

The Royal Pavilion

Regency-era excess on the English Coast.
London, England

Millennium Bridge Tiny Chewing Gum Art

The bridge is a secret gallery of discarded gum that has been transformed into miniature masterpieces.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
London, England

World Trade Center Artwork

This sculpture, residing in a quiet corner of a London park, honors the victims of 9/11.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

360° views of the city plus five floors of optical illusions and hands-on science.
London, England

Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

A Roman spa buried deep beneath the City of London.
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'Dreaming Spires'

Poetic, metallic giraffes adorn a square off an Edinburgh thoroughfare.
London, England

Memorial to the Women of World War II

The bronze uniforms commemorate the vital role of women during World War II.
London, England

London Transport Museum Depot

The majority of the museum's large collection is held in a storage space open to the public a few times a year.
London, England

Bunhill Fields

A famous burial ground with a history both grim and literary.
London, England

Finch and Co Antiques

English antique dealers with a taste for the unusual.
London, England

Extreme Bike Course in Haggerston Park

Visit on a Sunday morning to see some killer tricks.
London, England

Peace Garden at Tavistock Square

A quiet, semi-secret square with statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Virginia Woolf, and a conscientious objectors stone.
London, England

Grant Museum of Zoology

The only university zoological museum in London houses extinct animals, bizarre natural history specimens, and a Micrarium of microscopic creatures.
San Francisco, California

Vaillancourt Fountain

This concrete tangle of square pipes has stood as a proud thorn in the city's side since the '70s.
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum.
London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
Broadway, England

Broadway Tower and Nuclear Bunker

A petite castle folly in the English countryside.
Cornwall, England

Minack Theatre

A open air theatre built on a cliff by an eccentric British woman.
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area.