Tokyo is a given for any trip to Japan. But after you’ve taken in the bright lights, jet over to Kyoto (an easy three-hour trip on the bullet train). There you’ll find temples, cherry trees and a stunning bamboo forest.
Apulia Stay: The iconic architecture of Apulia—the “heel” of Italy’s boot—is the prehistoric trullo, a cylindrical whitewashed house with a cone-shaped roof of stacked gray stones. There’s no greater concentration of trulli than in the UNESCO-protected town of Alberobello, where whole neighborhoods are made of the structures—and the local entrepreneur behind Trullidea has fixed up dozens of the abandoned ones and rents them to visitors.
The 7 Most Beautiful Streets in America ~ Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia. With 300 years of history, this is America's oldest continuously inhabited residential street, located in Old City. The alley is a National Historic Landmark.