Mathematical travel: Virtually!

One of the beautiful and perhaps underappreciated aspects of mathematics is its appearance in subtle ways throughout our world.  Most people are aware that the nautilus shell forms a logarithmic spiral and that the golden ratio underlies the structure of the pantheon. But how many people know that the amazing Mediterranean and Arabic tile work patterns are tessellations and can be modeled as patterns of translations?  For inspiration head over to the website  the author catalogs mathematically interesting sites around the world