Around the world in 30 seconds

SkyWheel – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Leave your troubles behind and hop aboard the 187-foot-tall SkyWheel, a Ferris wheel located in Myrtle Beach, SC, on the oceanfront boardwalk. SkyWheel is the 2nd-tallest Ferris wheel in North America, after the 212-foot-tall Texas Star in Dallas, TX.

 

Canadian Tulip Festival – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Experience the world’s largest tulip festival in Ottawa. The 10-day Canadian Tulip Festival commemorates the country’s role in liberating the Dutch and providing safe harbor for the Dutch Royal Family during World War II. Visit the banks of Dows Lake to see the most spectacular display of nearly 300,000 tulips in 60 different varieties.

 

Cefalú – Sicily, Italy

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Travel to the romantic port of Cefalù, located on Sicily’s northern coast on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Unplugging from the real world is the only requirement when visiting this town, known for its beaches and seafood. Hotel fixer Anthony Melchorri travels to Palermo, Sicily, to revive the Solunto Mare Hotel, on Hotel Impossible.

 

The Dancing House – Prague, Czech Republic

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The Nationale-Nederlanden building in Prague was nicknamed “Fred and Ginger” and “The Dancing House” because it resembles a couple dancing. Check out this interesting architecture for yourself, and enter to win a $10,000 trip for 2 to Prague.

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