Albert Park, Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand (Albert Park)

featuring Matt Marshak's "Seduction"
Albert Park, Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand’s capital, Auckland, is one of the most scenic large cities in the world. Surrounded by beautiful harbors, lush volcanic hills, and even a rainforest, the city also has beauty within its limits. Striking architecture is everywhere, framed by … Continue reading


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Poda Island, Thailand

featuring Alex Bugnon's "Silverfinger"
Koh Poda, Krabi Province, Thailand

Thailand’s Krabi province is known for its great natural beauty and nicknamed “The Emerald of the Andaman,” but it’s most relaxing spot may be Poda Island. Located about five miles from the Thai mainland and the popular tourist resort town … Continue reading


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Saint Jean de Cole, France

featuring Gregg Karukas' "Para Los NiƱos"
Saint Jean de Cole, France

Surrounded by lush hills and filled with historic architecture, the village of St. Jean de Cole is widely appreciated as one of the most beautiful in France. While the village holds many quaint restaurants, hotels, shops, schools, and offices, its … Continue reading


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The Pyramids of Giza

featuring Dave McMurray's "My Brother & Me"
Pyramids of Giza

Few sites in the world are as revered as the pyramids of the Giza Necropolis. These timeless structures seem to simultaneously defy time and logic and they stand in the shifting Egyptian sands. The oldest and largest pyramid at the … Continue reading


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Gstaad, Switzerland

featuring Doc Powell's "Together We Can"
Gstaad, Switzerland

One look at the Swiss town of Gstaad leaves no question why the area is known for its many ski resorts. Though the town itself is small and only lightly populated, the surrounding mountains provide plenty of dramatic views, dozens … Continue reading


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Chester, England

featuring Chris Standring's "Bossa Blue"
Chester, England

Founded as a Roman fort in the first century, Chester, England now blends its historic atmosphere with modern attractions and luxuries. Nicknamed “the walled city” for the two miles of stone walls around it, Chester has made a conscious effort … Continue reading


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Dallas, Texas

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Top Down"
Dallas, Texas

Founded in 1841, Dallas, Texas has a tradition of entrepreneurs and big business. The first western settler, John Neely Bryan, chose the Dallas area as a spot for a trading post, selling to American Indians and other settlers. Later, farming, … Continue reading


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Lee A. Tregurtha on Detroit River

featuring Chris Standring's "Regarding Tetchwick"
Lee A. Tregurtha

In addition to their loads, many Great Lakes freighters carry with them a small part of history, but few have as much history behind them as the ship now known as the Lee A. Tregurtha. Originally planned as the oil … Continue reading


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Skagway, Alaska

featuring Peter White's "Baby Steps"
Skagway, Alaska

Nicknamed the “Gateway to the Klondike,” Skagway, Alaska, was a gold rush boomtown at the end of the 19th century, after gold was found in the Yukon Territory. Situated at the head of a convenient path to the region, the … Continue reading


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Miami, Florida

featuring Marc Antoine's "Palm Strings"
Miami, Florida

A tropical metropolis set beside the Atlantic Ocean, Miami is a destination for anyone looking for sunshine, entertainment, and culture. A quickly growing city with one of the most impressive skylines in the United States, Miami’s location has been instrumental … Continue reading


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