Choco-Story Museum, Bruges

Choco-Story Museum, BrugesChoco-Story is an attraction in Bruges which tells the story of Belgian chocolate making over the years. The museum is located inside one of the city’s tallest historic buildings, dating back to 1480. You make your way on a journey through the rooms of the museum as the story is told through displays and sign boards.

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Burj Khalifa, Dubai

burj-khalifa-smallBurj Khalifa in Dubai is the world’s tallest building. The rocket-shaped structure took 6 years to build and was completed in 2010. It’s so big, that you’ll struggle to get it all in on one photo! It has 160 floors and reaches up 828 metres. You can see it for free by looking up from the ground near Dubai Mall, with the fountains around you, but the best experience is to pay to go to the top and look down.

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Howick Falls, South Africa

Howick Falls, South Africa

Howick Falls in South Africa is a natural waterfall over 300 feet high with a specially constructed viewing platform so you can take photos. Over the years, a tourist industry has grown around the water and there are now woodland walks along the edge of the river plus a host of cafes, gift shops and souvenir stalls.

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Dubai Marina, UAE

Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is a relatively new area of Dubai but there’s still lots do see and do here. The two big highlights for us were the marina itself, packed with impressive yachts and tall apartment blocks but also the lovely stretch of sandy beach on the coast.

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The Catacombs, Paris

Paris Catacombs

The Paris Catacombs are a tourist attraction made from the tunnels which stretch under the streets of Paris. The vast majority of the city’s catacombs are off-limits to visitors however, one small 2km section is available to visit. It’s very popular though, so be prepared to wait in line.

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