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Key West, Florida

Dry Tortugas

These remote Florida islands have a history of sea turtles and sunken treasures, and one of the world's largest coastal brick fortresses.
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Milford, Delaware

Tiki Murph

Live chainsaw carvings of tiki statues aim to keep a tradition with ancient roots alive in this small Delaware town.
Stockholm, Sweden

Gamla Riksbanken (The Old National Bank)

One of the world's first dedicated bank buildings in the world is now the oldest one.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Svampen'

A concrete mushroom that divided Stockholm residents for nearly a century.
Västerås, Sweden

Hotell Hackspett (Woodpecker Hotel)

Unfortunately, you can no longer spend a night in this single-person treetop hotel.
Sala, Sweden

Little Istanbul

One man's fascination with Turkey led to this backyard mini-city.
Stockholm, Sweden

Arlanda Airport Runestone

An 11th-century runestone decorates the halls of Terminal 2 of this Scandinavian travel hub.
Malmö, Sweden

'The Knotted Gun'

This poignant sculpture of a gnarled weapon is a symbol of non-violence.
Stockholm, Sweden

Jumbo Stay

Frequent fliers welcome in this airplane hotel.
Stockholm, Sweden

Mårten Trotzigs Gränd

Stockholm's narrowest alley is barely over two feet wide.
Stockholm, Sweden

Aifur

Dine on food tied to Viking history and legend at this subterranean Stockholm spot.
Paris, France

Statue of Death of the University of Medicine

Statue of death tucked in the University of Medicine courtyard.
Paris, France

Grave of Antoine-Augustin Parmentier

The tomb of history's greatest potato promoter is surrounded by tubers.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Paris, France

Le Stryge

This demon atop the Notre-Dame de Paris looks utterly bored.
Paris, France

Water Tank Beneath Palais Garnier

The subterranean "lake" below the Paris opera house inspired the Phantom of the Opera's lair.
Baltimore, Maryland

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

The trials and tribulations of marking Poe's grave.
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France

Pont d'Arc

A natural arch carved by a river gave its name to the so-called "Cave of Forgotten Dreams."
Paris, France

Montmartre Funicular

The water-powered carriages are long gone, but for over a century this funicular railway has been the fastest route to the highest point in Paris.
Paris, France

The Recumbent Effigy of Victor Noir

Victor Noir's effigy gets more action than the man himself ever did.
Paris, France

Sculptures de Décure

Exquisite wall sculptures carved in secret by an early quarryman in an obscure corner of the Paris Catacombs.
Venice, Italy

Squero di San Trovaso

Where Venice's gondolas go for a tune-up.
Rome, Italy

Elephant and Obelisk

A detailed pachyderm supports Rome's smallest Egyptian obelisk.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.