Secluded cave near Lagoa, Algarve, Portugal [Portugal is has it all. great food and wine, sights, natural spots (like this one), friendly people... and you can get away with your high school Spanish if you need to. jh]
The Rustem Pasha Mosque, built in Istanbul in the 1560s. David Lefranc/Kipa/Corbis
Wonderful view through pendulous wisteria blooms
Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Lebanon
Another great way to do a wedding seating plan - in a suitcase!
Renting a glass igloo in Finland to sleep under the northern lights...can I please go?
Plafond, Opéra Garnier, Paris