A section of the Via Francigena (Road of St. Francis) in Tuscany. The road - rather, a series of roads - connected three major pilgrimage sites starting in the century: Santiago de Compostela, Rome, and Jerusalem. Blah blah blah it's pretty!
Ichiriki-tei 一力亭 is one of the most famous and historic ochaya (geisha "tea house") in Kyoto, Japan. It is considered an exclusive and high-end establishment; access is invitation only and entertainment can cost upwards of yen a night.