Worshippers believe the 20,000 or so rats, which live inside the temple, are reincarnated descendants of a Hindu goddess.
Photographer Denis Vejas documents the practices of one of the country's last Sufi dervishes.
The once popular Egyptian seaside town has been mostly abandoned since the terrorist attack on a Russian. But the few holidaymakers who do go have all the beach chairs and buffets to themselves.
The Porsche was unnecessary, but it was fast through the zone's empty roads.
I spent a day at the convent of Santa Clara in Tolosa – one of Spain's last remaining convents.
Pretty, pretty pictures.
Warsaw's Rakowiecka Prison doesn't advertise – since it's one of the best car repair centres in the city, word of mouth is enough to keep the inmates busy.
Even with a language barrier, Berlin feels more like home than most of non-urban America does.
Come for a baguette, stay for the helmets that Tiësto's grandfather turned into colanders.
Weekend at Bernie's x Orthodox Christianity.
I asked strangers where the worst bar in the city was, went there, and repeated the process until I ended up at Applebee's.
For 20 years, Edward has been living on his own on a mountain made of World War II debris.
When there's an ocean between you and Donald Trump, the approaching election can feel pretty abstract.
The World Association of Ugly People counts more than 30,000 members, whose aim is to fight the cult of beauty in modern society.
Here's a bunch of photos of Swiss people dealing with their "heatwave".
"You can't just go down there, drop some money, do a photo-op, and come back," Rahul Jandial says about doctors who travel to hospitals in poor countries.
Parque Europa stretches over 233,000 square meters and boasts a replica of Tower Bridge and the Copenhagen Mermaid among its attractions.
David "Cuba Dave" Strecker is facing a year in prison for violating Costa Rica's sex tourism laws after blogging extensively about his experience with the country's prostitutes.
Take a page from the film industry and turn Los Angeles into any city in the world.
Cancer Bats singer Liam Cormier on what you lose and gain from travelling the old-fashioned way.
Last month, more than 30,000 people showed up to watch young Ugandan men get their foreskins sliced in public.
More than 42,000 minors entered Germany alone last year seeking protection from conflict zones. Most of them are teens, hoping to adapt to a new culture on their own.
"The next thing I remember is waking up, alone, on the floor of the bar—surrounded by the girls—struggling with consciousness. The guy was yelling at me to pay for something."
It's bizarrely common, so we thought we'd round up a few of the best tales.