What do you do, reader, when caught in the vicegrip of nostalgia? For me, flipping through old pictures is the … Continue reading Photo Diary: India
On my last morning in Quito I shared coffee with a young man from New York on the rooftop terrace … Continue reading Pivot to Gran Colombia
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Bangkok has long captivated writers because of its unique society and exotic allure. One hundred years ago in Joseph Conrad’s … Continue reading The Winds of Change in Thailand
I love cities. I love the sounds, sights, and scenes. I love the smells and scents. I love getting lost. … Continue reading A Part of the Herd (look at this stuff, isn’t it neat?)
The Turkish flag is a common sight along the winding streets of Istanbul. Featuring a star and a crescent moon overlaying … Continue reading A Star and the Crescent Moon in a Sea of Red
Amid the scorched earth of an oppressive and destructive communist regime, a flower blooms in the east. Bucharest, Romania, is … Continue reading A Hidden Gem in the East
If you ask a Greek what their food is like, be prepared for a vivid and expressive spectacle. Like a … Continue reading Tastes and Troubles in the Cradle of Western Civilization