The USSR’s fallen monuments and failed reckoning offer lessons for our own near future.
Jerusalem, 1988: A sherut driver’s heroic act of honesty saved this young traveler from a ruined trip.
Annals of Memorable Meals: Angkor Beer, rice porridge, durian, and faith in a Kampong Thom town
That time a Kazakh human-rights attorney invited us to a lunch of Russian dumplings at a Kampot, Cambodia roadside stand
Eating and Drinking Well on the Camino de Santiago
Six lessons we learned (the hard way) on our first pilgrimage made our second Camino all the better.
A message to graduates: Too often, you get what you expect. That’s why, as a traveler and a human, you should expect nothing—and be ready for anything.
Dragon Con, fall of 2016: That time sexy aliens, Vikings, cat-eyed villains, and pouting Jon Snows pillaged downtown Atlanta and showed no mercy.