mostar and the old bridge in bosnia and herzegovina

By guest blogger Fabien Reynaud. During a recent trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia, my partner and I decided to spend a day in Mostar, Bosnia and...

in new york city, dumbo is not an animated elephant

If you are out and about in New York City and want to get some of the most spectacular views of the Brooklyn Bridge...

cartagena, colombia: a colonial port city less than 5 hours from nyc

By Guest Blogger Vince Catalanotto. Intrepid American travelers, are you tired of the usual warm weather locales of Las Vegas, the Bahamas, or Cancun? Are...

a memorial to the 1966 tashkent earthquake

Tashkent, Uzbekistan and Central Asia's largest city (approx. population 3 million) is a relatively new city. Unlike Samarkand and Bukhara, there are no ancient...

a quaint french café in mile end, montréal

Mile End is a part of Montréal much like Brooklyn, New York: varied immigrant communities, Hasidic Jews and artsy hipsters coexist, making it a...

the icebergs of antarctica [video]

The landscape of Antarctica is full of nature's floating art known as icebergs. An iceberg is ice that broke off from glaciers or shelf...

palmyra, syria, part one: an ancient site under threat

This blog has been in existence for more than four years and during that time I have been able to chronicle my exploration of...

have you ever been to egypt?

This week's events in Egypt were truly historic, and brought to life in real time the expression "the revolution will be televised."  Now that...

christmas at the great mosque in touba, senegal

As I am not much for the gross display of capitalism during the consumer holiday known as Christmas, I like to travel during this...

an espresso in marrakech and the randomness of birth

As I sat in one of the many cafés to be found near the central Jamaa el Fna square in Marrakech, I watched...

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