The Most Unique, Unexpected Travel Destinations Worldwide
Paris? Enchanting. Tuscany? Stunning. But let’s consider the less-trodden ground suited to the more adventurous traveler. Sometimes, the best destination is one you’d never imagine–lose yourself in the hypnotizing emptiness of Bolivia’s salt flats. Sometimes, the best destination is an overlooked corner of an otherwise bustling hotspot–tear yourself away from Cancun’s celebrated beaches and explore its underwater museum containing 470 sculptures. Either way, explore the world’s most unique destinations in this dazzling gallery.
Where The Government Would Have Gone After A Nuclear Holocaust
In the late 1950s, the US government put Project Greek Island into action. Over the next ten years, the top-secret project turned a hotel in the mountains of West Virginia into the contingent headquarters of the federal government in the event of a nuclear holocaust. While the project was discontinued when exposed by a newspaper article in 1992, and while that nuclear holocaust never came to pass, these eerie underground facilities remain. Step through the 25-ton blast door and explore the rooms where Congress would have met and had lunch plus more haunting remnants of America’s atomic age at VICE News.