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Gran Hotel Cuidad de Mexico Atrium

Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico

The Gran Hotel Cuidad de Mexico is an Art Nouveau gem in the heart of Mexico City’s historic district.

Humpback Whale in Antarctica at Sunset

The Colors of Antarctica

When you think of Antarctica, you probably think of lots of white and blue. I was surprised to find that it’s a lot more colorful than that.

View at Point Lookout overlooking the beach at North Stradbroke Island (Photo)

North Stradbroke Island, Australia

Known to the locals as “Straddie,” North Stradbroke Island near Brisbane separates southern Moreton Bay from the Pacific Ocean. With miles of spectacular ocean beaches and an abundance of local marine life such as whales, sharks, turtles, and dolphins, it’s a popular summer holiday destination and yet still manages to feel remote.

Catedral Metropolitana on Parque Central in Guatemala City

Guatemala City’s Zona 1

Guatemala City isn’t a popular tourist destination, in large part because of the scourge of violent crime, but there are some things worth seeing in this otherwise crowded and poverty-stricken city.

Cenote Xkakah

A Beautiful Underground Oasis at Cenote Dzitnup

Cenote Xkeken, near Valladolid, is one of the prettiest of the 3,000 or so underground cenotes scattered across Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.

Tarangire National Park Zebras in the Water

Tarangire National Park

Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park is famous for its elephants and baobab trees, but you’ll also find an incredible range of other animals here, including some of the big cats.

Space Shuttle Enterprise

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

One of the world’s most visited museums, the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum has an incredible array of original artifacts from the history of flight and space exploration.

Tomb of Sultan Selim II at Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

The Tombs of the Sultans at Hagia Sophia

The Tombs of the Sultans at Hagia Sophia show that the Ottomans were as serious about their art and decoration in death as they were in life.

Monte Olivia Ushuaia with Clouds

Ushuaia, The World’s Most Southern City

Ushuaia claims the title of the world’s southernmost city. These days its main industry is tourism, serving as a gateway to Antarctica. But the town also has charms of its own.

Sunset at U Bein Bridge, Myanmar

Myanmar’s Scenic U Bein Bridge

U Bein Bridge has become one of Myanmar’s iconic landmarks. Spanning 3/4 of a mile, the foot bridge is reputed to be the longest teak bridge in the world.

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Highclere Castle

You don’t have to be a fan of Downton Abbey to appreciate the beauty of Highclere Castle sitting on a stately hill in the English countryside of Hampshire about two hours west of London.

Reflections in the Lemaire Channel Antarctica

Gliding Through the Glassy Calm Waters of Antarctica’s Kodak Gap

That the Lemaire Channel is nicknamed “Kodak Gap” is a pretty good indication that it’s reliably scenic. When the conditions are right, it’s spectacular.

Photo of Boys on a bike with sunset on the Mekong in Vientiane Laos (Viang Chan)

Vientiane, City on the Mekong

Vientiane’s waterfront seems purpose-built for beautiful sunsets. With a wide promenade and park, it’s well used. And right across the river is Thailand.

Stone of the Sun (Aztec Calendar Stone) at the National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

Mexico’s Cultural Treasures

Mexico City’s impressive National Museum of Anthropology showcases the region’s endlessly rich and diverse pre-Columbian cultural heritage.

Luang Prabang’s Morning Market

Southeast Asia’s morning markets are much more interesting than the night markets. Luang Prabang’s morning market is no exception.

Yuca Root at Granada's Market (Mercado Municipal)

Granada’s Market

Granada’s market is especially good. It’s large and colorful, pungent and bustling. And it’s the only show in town, so everything is concentrated here.

Fishermen on Galata Bridge Istanbul

Galata Bridge

The Galata Bridge has multiple personalities. It spans the Golden Horn from Eminonu to Karakoy and provides both a real and symbolic link connecting two key parts of Istanbul.

Buddhist Novice Monks at Sutaungpyei Pagoda, Mandalay Hill, Myanmar (Burma)

On Top of Mandalay Hill, Myanmar

Sitting on top of Mandalay Hill, Sutaungpyei Pagoda features a large patio that offers a wonderful views over Mandalay City and the Ayeyarwaddy.