26 February 2020

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Storelgen

Storelgen (Stor-Elvdal, Norway)

Storelgen, more commonly known as the Big Elk, is despite its 34 feet of height, not the world’s largest sculpture of a moose. Though it briefly held that title, it is currently outpaced by only

Sobrino de Botín

Sobrino de Botín (Madrid, Spain)

Sobrino de Botín, the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the world has been serving the fine people of Madrid, Spain since 1725. The famous Spanish restaurant was founded by Jean Botin, a Frenchman, and has

Torture Museum

The Torture Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

The Torture Museum in Amsterdam is one of the most popular attractions in the city and proudly displays the rusted metal and rotting wood of ancient torture devices used in a time when justice was

Sanquhar Post Office

The Sanquhar Post Office (Sanquhar, Scotland)

Established in 1712, just five years after the unification of Scotland and England, the oldest functioning post office in the world is located on the High Street in Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Since opening

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  • Marble Arch
    Designed in 1827 by famed architect John Nash as the state entrance to the cour d’honneur of Buckingham Palace, the Marble Arch is one of the most fittingly named roadside attractions in the world.  Literally an ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Markt in Bruges, Belgium
    The Markt (Market Square) of Bruges, the largest city and capital of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium, is located right in the heart of the city and covers an area of just about 1 hectare (2.5 acres).  Since the twelfth century ...
  • Boldt Castle
    Boldt Castle quietly sits on Heart Island in New York.  What should have been a grand family home, Boldt Castle is an unfinished tourist attraction and landmark with a sad but beautiful story.  Hotelier and ...

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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Uluru
    Uluru, formerly known to much of the world as Ayers Rock, is a giant sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia.  The area around the formation is home ...

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  • 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) ...
  • Storelgen
    Storelgen, more commonly known as the Big Elk, is despite its 34 feet of height, not the world’s largest sculpture of a moose. Though it briefly held that title, it is currently outpaced by only ...
  • Carhenge
    In the great tradition of replicas of England’s famous Stonehenge, the city of Alliance, Nebraska offers the world Carhenge. Located int eh High Plains region of the United States, this interesting replica uses cars stacked ...
  • Neptune's Fountain
    Neptune’s Fountain, at the end of Schönbrunn Garden at Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, sits at the head of a water reservoir established in 1776. The famous fountain built under the direction of Johann Wilhelm ...