Just what inspired a small French town, full of historic medieval structures, to keep up appearances?
A castle reborn Belcastel, France - © Martin / Adobe Stock
If our friends here ride far enough…
They’ll start seeing more of this The Ozarks, Missouri - © Beth Watson / Moment / Getty Images
Can’t get enough of the views? The cliffside glass sidewalk may be perfect for you.
Just try not to jump up and down Tianmen Mountain, China - © AaronChoi / iStock / Getty Images Plus
Imagine these barren hills flush with springtime blooms.
No need to dream, here they are Wheeler County, Oregon - © Caia Images / Aurora Photos
To stand out in a land of spiky giants, you've got to be at the pinnacle of the picturesque.
This awesome group seems made for the camera eye Cadini di Misurina, Italy - © Olimpio Fantuz / SIME / eStock Photo
Much of the city just beyond the walls of this magnificent ornate structure…
Can match it in decorative panache Antwerp, Belgium - © RelaxFoto.de / iStock / Getty Images
If winter can transform this small corner of Bavaria into something magical…
Look what it can do for the entire region Schlehdorf, Germany - © Cyril Gosselin Moment / Getty Images
Across the glassy lochs, through the sweeping glens, atop the jagged peaks, and around the craggy castles…
You’ll hit the highlights of the Highlands Loch Leven, Scotland - © Sebastian Wasek / SIME / eStock Photo
No, we didn’t discover this castle in France’s famed Loire Valley. Nevertheless…
Splendid castles are just the start of this place Bojnice, Slovakia - © Zoltan Duray / 500px / Getty Images
With forested mountains in the middle, and green grasslands leading to ruggedly beautiful shorelines…
This sea's second-biggest island may be tops in beauty Costa Smeralda, Sardinia - © Olimpio Fantuz / SIME / SOPA Collection / Offset
Glacier-fed lakes dot the more than 2,500 square miles of pristine wilderness that makes up…
Canada's oldest national park Moraine Lake, Canada - © rabbit75_fot / Adobe Stock
We could try to describe this region's natural beauty with a bunch of descriptive words and phrases.
Or we could just take a lovely shortcut Lake Lugano, Switzerland - © Christof Sonderegger / Huber Images / eStock Photo
The city of Buda and the city of Pest merged in 1873 to form Hungary's capital. Can you guess the name?
We just gave away a really big hint Budapest, Hungary - © ZGPhotography / Shutterstock
Here in the heart of a vast desert, some 30,000 people once inhabited a bustling metropolis.
The mark of history is seen in its rose-red stones Petra, Jordan - © Massimo Lama / easyFotostock / age fotostock
They speak French here…
But this isn't France Canton of Vaud, Switzerland - © Raffi Maghdessian / Aurora Photos
With over 400 avian species here, some have called it the 'greatest bird spectacle on Earth.'
Welcome to a birdwatcher's paradise Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya - © Pierre-Yves Babelon / Moment / Getty Images
Get accurate and up-to-date statistics on public health
Find reliable information Northern Spanish coast - © MarioGuti / iStock / Getty Images Plus
What does this mountain overlook?
Some of these, of course Mont Orohena, Tahiti - © Konstik / iStock / Getty Images Plus
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