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Not every statue is of a heroic warrior, or is a symbol of freedom, love, and hope. Sometimes, statues are just, well, bizarre. They’re the kinds of things that, if you ever learned what the sculptor was thinking about as he chiseled away, you might never sleep again.

Berlin is one of Europe’s oldest and most historic cities. It has seen more history in the past century alone than many others worldwide have in their lifetime. And while its history has been challenging, the city has persevered and become a major capital for not only 3.5 million people, but also art. There are…

With so much history in Europe, and such famous cities as Paris, Venice and so on, many great cities often get overlooked. Copenhagen is just one such city, and it deserves a lot more attention than it gets. Below are just ten of many reasons why. 10. Tivoli Gardens Located right in the centre of…

From stunning city views to magnificent natural wonders, this list will be quite a delight for your eyes.  To make it more interesting, I’ve decided to mention both man-made and natural swimming pools and ponds. 10.  Golden Energy Pool – Iridium Spa St. Regis Lhasa Resort, Tibet The number ten spot goes to the world’s…

Ireland has over 80 million diaspora worldwide.  We can’t go anywhere without hearing “Oh my God!  I’M Irish too,” followed closely by, “I’ve always wanted to go to Ireland but I never have”.  Recently, I’ve managed to convince some people I’ve met abroad to come to the famed Emerald Isle, and now I want to…

Over the past few years, people have begun to see Detroit as some sort of wasteland.  But while it is certainly in a downturn economically, it is still one of the major cultural centers in America.  Here are ten reasons why: 10.  The Fox Theater The Fox Theatre is a performing arts center in downtown Detroit,…

Sleep by itself can be boring; that’s why when you “sleep with someone,” you never just sleep with them.  When you stay at a hotel, that’s really all you need, but it’s never what you want (by itself anyway).  You expect room service, complimentary breakfast, and little soaps and shampoo bottles.  You are paying, in…

Whale watching is an activity with massive worldwide appeal.  Regardless of an individual’s age and interests, tourists travel to far-flung corners of the globe to catch a glimpse of the cetaceans in their natural habitat.  The chance of seeing these majestic and awe-inspiring creatures is certainly an experience of a lifetime, so with that in…

As a country, the United States is probably better characterized by suburbia than by urbanity, by sprawling office parks rather than by dense commercial districts. Nevertheless, the concept of a “downtown”, or a centralized and distinct commercial district, first came into use in America, as cities developed along lines that created stark divisions between the…

There’s an old saying that goes, “home is where the heart is.” This statement, profound in and of itself, becomes even more noteworthy when one considers the curious love affair America has with the state of New Jersey. Folks just love Jersey and can’t seem to get enough of the Garden State. With this phenomenon…

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