Rockingham Castle, Northamptonshire, UK - one of the most historic medieval houses in England, based around an early medieval castle. The castle sits atop a high hill overlooking the attractive village of the same name, and is surrounded by wonderful formal and informal gardens.
Penguin Island, Perth, Australia. Sat in the dark with my family one night and had these little fellas waddle around our feet. Their calls filled the night. Even had them waddling up the street on their way to wherever.