Japan is an intricate blend of East and West. That high-rise may look Western, but it may contain a rustic-looking restaurant with open charcoal grills, corporate offices, a pachinko parlor, a high-tech bar with views of Mount Fuji and a rooftop shrine.
#4 Machu Picchu (Peru) - Follow in the tracks of the ancients, as you walk through the gates of Machu Picchu, the "Lost City of the Incas". Originally built as an estate for the Inca rulers, it was abandoned when the Spanish Conquistadores arrived in South America. For many centuries its very existance was lost to the rest of the world until it was "rediscovered" in the early twentieth century. Since then, it has become an iconic destination for travelers from all over the world.