Sailing in Maine - Linekin Bay Resort

Family Fun: Sailing Vacation in Maine

It had been a hard year. We needed time away. Learning to sail brought us all new perspective.
Japan is a bustling and beautiful place.

Living in Japan: Travel Essay

For me, life in Japan has been a puzzle to be solved. When I work out which piece goes where, life becomes easier.
Bagrati Cathedral, Kutaisi, Georgia

Silk Road Splendor at Georgia’s Ancient Churches

Experience the country of Georgia through its historic monasteries and cathedrals.

Alberta at Angkor Wat

A local girl makes an unforgettable impression in Cambodia.
Travel in the Galapagos Islands

Up Close and Personal: The Galapagos Islands

With so many rare species and unique-looking animals, the Galapagos Islands are like no other place on earth.
Travel in Malaysia

Islamic Malaysia: Traditions and Modern Life

Malaysia offers an intriguing blend of Islamic culture and traditions, and modern amusements.
Vernacular architecture uses what is available nearby.

Exploring Malawi through Its Architecture

Investigating the importance -- and decline -- of local architecture in Malawi, Africa.
Bali

A Balinese Cremation Ceremony: An Intimate Glimpse into a Local Tradition

Witness a rarely seen event while celebrating the dead with lively local customs.
Manilla's Rizal Park

Manila’s Rizal Park: A Peaceful Oasis in Downtown Manila

Amidst the hustle and bustle of downtown Manila, Rizal Park is a tribute to one of the Philippines' most influential leaders.
12 Days in an Indian Monastery

The Price of Enlightenment: 12 Days in an Indian Monastery

When the sweating slows and the fever burns off, hopefully you’ll realize that smiling makes breathing easier.
Tagasango-Burkina-Faso

African Architecture: A Vanishing Way of Life

When it comes to using available natural resources to build a home, Africa stands alone.

While Zimbabwe Waits

In a nation gripped by AIDS, corruption and food shortages, survival often comes down to standing in line.
Cambodia is rich in culture and photography opportunities, such as this scene from Angkor Wat. Photo by KJ Gan

Lessons in Cambodia: Photography and Cooking Classes

Cambodia is the perfect classroom when it comes to photography and cooking classes.
Working aboard a cargo ship

Cargo Ship Cruising: Working Passage from Cape Town to Rotterdam

Travelers trade work for their passage on the open sea.