Sento bathhouse in Japan

Coming Clean in Japan: Soak in a Sento

Bath houses, known as sentos, are a soothing relief to the hubbub of urban Japan.

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.

The Art of the Outburst: Communication Italian-Style

In Naples, hands fly and noisy passion fills the streets, making an Italian-American feel more at home than ever.
Glacier Bay

A Hasty Retreat: Alaska’s Glacier Bay

As glaciers recede, the bay-side town of Gustavas gains new property and a unique shoreline park.
Top 10 Things to Do in NYC

Top 10 Reasons to Visit New York City

There’s something for everyone in New York City. Check out our Top 10 list.

Finding the Way in Jordan

My goal was to reach the summit, yet I missed the real journey, which had been there all along the way.
Travel in the Loire Valley of France

Charming Châteaux: The Best of the Loire Valley, France

Loire Valley — Dotted with castles and vineyards, this is the Garden of France
The streets of Gdansk. Photo by Eric D. Goodman

Solidarity in Gdansk: A Father-Son Trip in Poland

A father-son trip to Poland includes a rewarding stop in Gdansk, a port city known for its role in solidarity and as the center of the amber trade.

Palenque: The Jewel of Mayan Cities

The past lives on at Palanque, one of Latin America's most impressive Mayan ruins.
Traveling in Cambodia means an art workshop with Backstreet Academy

Carving a Piece Of Cambodia

Learning the traditional Cambodian art of stone carving brings new insight to a traveler in Siem Reap.

Horn Please: Braving Travel in India

Driving in India is certainly not for the fainthearted.
Travel in Dublin, Ireland

The New Dublin: Party Central

Hoist a Guinness in the city of pubs.

Night of the Living Dead: Savannah Ghost Tours

Take a ride in a midnight black Cadillac hearse for a tour of Georgia’s darker side.