Do not adjust your screen settings: the crazily vibrant colors of this lake in Australia are all natural. A rare flood has transformed the country's Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre from an arid salty basin to a spectacular, watery oasis -- a striking spectrum of colors, from aquamarine blue to rose pink and bright white.
When you travel to Dublin, it doesn't take too long to figure out this is not the capital of a former far-flung empire like that of London, Madrid or Rome. While it lacks massive buildings and old monuments to past imperial grandeur, Dublin overflows with friendly, accessible charm in more human-scaled surroundings. It's truly one of the great destinations of Europe, if not the world.