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Elephant Parade London 2010 is the biggest art event London has ever seen. Over 250 painted elephants appeared all over town to highlight the plight of the Asian elephant. Enjoy these photos of Elephant Parade London.

How Do I Call Germany?

Calling to Germany from the United States is quick and easy when you know the international calling codes before starting to dial. The hard part is locating the exact three codes required for calling an international country from the United States. The phone book and the Internet are excellent sourc

Rifa del Marrano de San Anton

Rifa del Marrano de San Anton, where a pig wanders the city for six months... and then is raffled off

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Gibson Guitar Town London 2007: 'A Good Education' by Pete McKee, Signed by Noel Gallagher

L. Ron Hubbard's Fitzroy House

Fitzroy House, in the 1950s, was the London home and office of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Dianetics and Scientology. The public can visit for free and see the restored building and exhibits of his life and works.

Sweet Illusions

A shot showing an artful Christmas window display at Paris home furnishings store Lafayette Maison. It's all a sweet illusion, however!

Metro Cuatro Vientos

Metro Cuatro Vientos. What to do near to Cuatro Vientos metro station in Madrid.

Detail of Rieker Windmill, South of Amsterdam

See pictures from a short trip to quaint, quiet Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, a peaceful village at the junction of the Amstel and Bullewijk Rivers. It's only a 35-minute bike ride from Amsterdam and offers visitors a peek at the meadows, dikes and windmills of the Dutch countryside.

Madrid Flag |

See flags of Spain, including the historic republic of Spain flag, the Andalusia flag, as well as those of Catalonia, Galicia, Asturias, the Basque Country, La Rioja, Aragon, Navarra, Castilla y Leon, Castilla-La Mancha, Murcia, Extremadura, Melilla, Ceuta, the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands

Topiary Elephants

Topiary heards of life-sized elephants and deer roamed in Regent's Park, London in July 2008 on a Survival Tour in aid of British and Asian wildlife habitats. This 'Elephant Family' initiative was in partnership with The Royal Parks Foundation.

The Met Bar

The Met Bar is an iconic members only bar, within the Metropolitan Hotel. It is well-known for its late night private parties that have attracted celebrities. The Met Bar is open to hotel guests which may be your best chance of trying this sophisticated venue as it has a strict door policy from 9pm

Antoni Gaudi's Parc Guell, Barcelona

Parc Guell is Gaudi's 'other masterpiece', after La Sagrada Familia. Intended as a property development for Barcelona's wealthy to buy into, it was a financial failure, but the legacy that has been left behind is phenomenal.