15 July 2024

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West Kern Oil Museum

West Kern Oil Museum (Taft, California)

When people outside California think about the San Joaquin Valley (which they rarely do), it’s often farms that fill their minds. While there are plenty of farms here, this inland region of California is also

Giant Artichoke in Castroville, California

Giant Artichoke (Castroville, California)

Naturally low expectations are not unexpected for a restaurant that attracts tourists with a giant artichoke, but there’s a rich farming history behind Castroville, California’s Giant Artichoke. It was Spanish settlers who originally brought artichokes

Shoes on the Danube Bank

Shoes on the Danube Bank (Budapest, Hungary)

Located on the Pest side of the Danube Promenade, about 300 meters (980 ft) south of the Hungarian Parliament, Shoes on the Danube Bank is a memorial sculpture in Budapest, Hungary. Conceived by film director

Spam Museum

The Spam Museum (Austin, Minnesota)

Austin, Minnesota is home to a special museum dedicated to one particular brand of canned precooked meat. The museum’s first home at Austin’s Oak Park Mall opened as the Hormel Foods First Century Museum in

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  • The La Paz, Bolivia Witches Market
    La Paz, Bolivia is a city where the modern and the ancient walk hand in hand. A city where you can unironically hear a jazz pan flute from a shop window and it doesn’t seem ...
  • The Little Mermaid
    The Little Mermaid (Den lille Havfrue) is a 1.25 metres (4.1 ft) tall, 175 kilogram (385 lb) bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, at the water’s edge along the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, Denmark. With more than a million ...
  • Named in honor of István Széchenyi and opened in 1849, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge (often simply called The Chain Bridge) is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between the western and eastern side ...
  • Filled with lots of local charm, friendly faces, dozens of amazing sites, and some of the most spectacular views in the world, Cuzco travel is much, much more than Machu Picchu. While it is not ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • Flanked by volcanoes and near the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Ecuador is one of the most unique cities in South America.  Located in the northern highlands in the Guayllabamab river basin, Quito is the closest capital ...
  • Stari Most, the Old Bridge
    Widely considered to be one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the Balkans, Stari Most, commonly referred to as the Old Bridge, was an Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in ...
  • Chichen Itza
    Located in the eastern portion of Yucatán state in Mexico, the ruins of Chichen Itza stand as the single greatest example of Mayan architecture. This sacred site was one of the greatest Mayan centers of the Yucatán ...
  • Colosseum of Rome
    The New Seven Wonders of the World, or rather the New7Wonders was a campaign and popularity poll to select seven existing sites from a selection of 200 around the world that were historically and socially ...

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  • Miniture Landy Liberty in Sandpoint, Idaho
    Small Statues of Liberty are fairly common in the United States (and around the world), but Sandpoint, Idaho has given their Lady Liberty an especially scenic backdrop by standing her at the end of a ...
  • If giant bells are your thing, the Tsar Bell is an absolute must see. The Tsar Bell, also known as the Tsarsky Kolokol, the Tsar Kolokol III, and the Royal Bell, is a 6.14 meter tall ...
  • The city of Pompeii was once a bustling city on a hill just across from the modern city of Naples.  Along with Herculaneum and many small villages in the surrounding area, Pompeii was destroyed by ...
  • The Gateway Arch through red leafed trees
    St. Louis, Missouri, located along the western bank of the Mississippi River on the border with Illinois is home to the tallest manmade arch in the world.  The Gateway Arch is a 630 foot (192m) ...