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Santa Caterina del Sasso in Leggiuno, Italy

The monastery of Santa Caterina del Sasso in Leggiuno is built into a cliff face overlooking the beautiful Lake Maggiore. Approaching by boat, the centuries-old building is almost too picturesque to be real. The church’s website promotes its scenic perch as a big tourist draw, but fails to mention the full beatified hermit laid out…

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Golden Statue of David in Louisville, Kentucky

Visitors to Louisville’s attractive downtown will almost certainly catch a glimpse of two interesting sculptures. It’s hard to miss the 120-foot-tall baseball bat that welcomes visitors to the city’s famous Louisville Slugger factory, but a few more steps along Main Street sits perhaps an even more striking exhibit. At 30 feet tall, Louisville’s David is…

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Roaches Taste Treasure Blue Cheese, and Various Bugsgiving Revelations

I had made a pact with two dining companions—we’d all eat our cockroaches at the same time. The insects had been served atop a bright-pink cranberry relish. There were 18 of them, most on their backs with their six legs akimbo, looking not dissimilar to the city cockroaches you might find dead behind a fridge.…

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World’s 25 Scariest Afraid Vacationer Destinations

Are you interested in the paranormal? Do you like visiting and reading about actual destinations that have stories and legends of ghosts and hauntings? Whether you are a believer or not, there are many places around the world that capitalize on the history of the goings on at their location. There are usually many anecdotal…

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25 Most Strange, Surreal Pure Wonders on Earth

There are some truly bizarre, surreal and stunning natural wonders in this world we live in. Some of them we may be lucky enough to live nearby or travel to once or twice in our lifetime. Others, we may only ever get to enjoy through other people’s camera lenses. Here are 25 places on earth…

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25 Account Areas to Converse over with in China

One of the first known civilizations in the world, China covers a vast land area and has some 5000 of years of rich history.  The country is divided into a total of 32 regions and contains some of the most spectacular structures and scenery on the planet. The many epic locations to visit in China…