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The Acropolis, Athens, Greece

For about $37 a night, you can stay next to the historic Plaka district. The clean, Australian-owned, air-conditioned Athens Backpackers hostel offers free breakfast, communal kitchen, free coffee all day, laundromat, WiFi, movies and tours. ...

Queen Califia's Magical Circle Garden

Secretly tucked away behind a pond at Kit Carson Park lies Niki De Saint Phalle’s colorful sacred creatures. The entrance to the sculpture garden leads you past a snake wall, through a black-and-white maze of ...

Hofbräuhaus, Munich

No visit to Munich, Germany would be complete without a visit to Hofbräuhaus, the most famous beer hall in the world. Dissatisfied with the quality of beer being brewed in Munich, Duke Wilhelm V established ...

Friendly Gustavus, Alaska

In Gustavus, Alaska, you will find several canopies like this one. The bikes are there for your personal use, using the honor system. Take a bike, tour around, and then bring it back. You don’t ...

They Shot My Homie

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, residents in the 1300 block of Grove Avenue in Imperial Beach heard what they thought were firecrackers. Ten minutes later, one of those residents walked to his ...