The Nazis stole the priceless Amber Room at Catherine Palace. The room was recreated though — and it’s a marvel to see! The mystery of the original missing amber treasure is fascinating too.
It has great restaurants and a lovely island vibe, and it’s blooming pretty! Just 3 of 5 reasons why Victoria is the best city to visit in Canada.
Mexico City surprised us – pleasantly! There are oodles of museums and cultural attractions in Mexico City. It has lots of parks. And locals ride eco-bikes.
Beaches and surfing? Check. Luxury spas? You bet. Art, meditation, dance and colorful festivals? Absolutely! (Cheeky monkeys too!) The top things to do in Bali are as special as ever.
The grand-daddy of Mexico City’s 150+ museums? The National Museum of Anthropology. Visit the Teotihuacan, Maya and Aztec exhibits – don’t miss the 24-ton Aztec Calendar or “Sun Stone”!
Green thumb or not, you’ll love visiting the Singapore Botanic Gardens! See Swan Lake, over 60,000 beautiful orchids and strange carnivorous plants. Bonus: no more crocodiles today.
Beethoven was born in charming Bonn, Germany. You can visit his old house (see his pianos). But there are more things to do in Bonn too, like taking a short river cruise to Drachenberg Castle.
Dear Stanley Theatre, we want to tell you what a classy lady you are. A picture house in 1930, you fell on hard times. But now you’ve had a facelift and are a beloved live performing venue.
Gilded goblets, bejeweled swords and the world’s most exquisite green diamond (a whopping 41 carats). There’s serious bling to be eyeballed in the Green Vault!
The glittering gold Shwesandaw Pagoda in Pyay, Myanmar, is even bigger than Yangon’s famous Shwedagon Pagoda. It’s less touristy too.
The jade-green color popped, catching our eye. We just had to take a closer peek. It looked like a museum – an interesting one. Maybe it would be air-conditioned inside?
We’re rockin’-and-rollin’ in a psychedelic trishaw in Malacca, Malaysia. Ruby red, it sports plastic roses and waving pink feathers. (Subliminal message – “Hire me!”)