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As Rio’s most recognizable symbol, Cristo Redentor is also on the New 7 Wonders of the World bucket list. More »

 

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Upon closer observation of the Bayon Temple near Cambodia’s equally amazing Khmer temple of Angkor Wat, you may find that you are under observation, too. More »

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It used to be the Ponts des Art, which crosses the Seine and links the Louvre on the Right Bank with the Institut de France on the Left, was like a gallery, portraying bona fide works by up-and-coming artists. More »

O sole mio … a sunset gondola ride past Venice’s iconic Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute may make you break out in song, but it also might make you give thanks for modern medicine. More »

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It’s the heartbeat of Jackson Square and the Vieux Carre’s most recognizable landmark. As the centerpiece of the original settlement, the cathedral evokes the rich fabric of history that is New Orleans. More »

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Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope. These singular words inform the design of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. More »

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You won’t find any striped-shirted, singing gondolieri in Colmar’s Little Venice. Instead, riverboats — many bearing vegetables headed to market — navigate the elaborate canal system that gives the old town its nickname. More »

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Toss a coin over your shoulder into Rome’s Trevi Fountain and start planning your next trip to Rome. More »

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When 18th-century explorer James Bruce was seeking the source of the Nile, he stumbled upon the monumental Blue Nile Falls in Ethiopia and put his hands over his ears. More »

 

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Sao Paulo is that rare industrial city that still knows how to be sexy. And nothing here screams industrial sexiness more than its sparkly, curvy Octavio Frias de Oliveira Bridge, also known as the Ponte Estaiada. More »

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