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Spain Builds a Super-Fort in Cartagena, Colombia

Discover a piece of history at the fortress of Castillo San Felipe de Barajas.
Travel in Cartagena, Columbia

Cartagena: Colombia’s Caribbean Gem

Bustling beaches, medieval architecture and a high-rise skyline characterize this Caribbean city.
Myanmar Burma

Myanmar: Lost in Time

Learn about the people and sights of Myanmar behind today’s headlines about its repressive military regime.
Green Travel Tips

Going Green, Staying Green: Eco-Friendly Travel Tips

It’s difficult to travel without leaving a carbon footprint, but there are plenty of ideas here to minimize it and keep our travel destinations “green.”
Robben Island

Between the Bars: South Africa’s Robben Island

This island prison is an icon of segregation, where opponents of the regime were kept during the apartheid era.
Travel in Malaysia

Islamic Malaysia: Traditions and Modern Life

Malaysia offers an intriguing blend of Islamic culture and traditions, and modern amusements.
La Paz

La Paz Pride: Old Ways and New Hope in Bolivia

A visitor to La Paz’s maze of vertical streets takes in the ambiance of the setting and the pride felt by locals.
Turkmenistan

Alone in Ashgabat: A Witness to Turkmenistan’s Dictatorship

A visitor to Turkmenistan’s capital finds ostentatious displays of the president’s self-devotion.
Travel in Gdansk

Roads to Freedom: Solidarity in Gdansk

When in Poland, do as the locals and sip Żubrówka vodka mixed with apple juice. If the legend is true, you’ll go all night long.
Home of Anne Frank

The Home and Prison of Anne Frank

She changed the world with her diary. Now the home that became Anne Frank's prison stands as a testament to the young girl's life.

Barrier-Free Travel: London

Now more than ever, London has made itself accessible to all types of travelers.

Cambodia’s Landmine Museum

Aki Ra has a mission — to clear his homeland of land mines.

Chasing Tintin: From Brussels to London

Tintin, the greatest fictional adventurer of the 20th century has returned.
The sun sets behind Castle Schönburg, which overlooks the lush wine-growing region of Salle-Unstrut.

Town-Hopping in Eastern Germany

Once under the grip of communism, this region has come into its own