A spectacular sight at Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal, Siberia: Railway Journey to the World’s Deepest Lake

Travel in Siberia leads to adventure, especially when you don't speak Russian.
Getting robbed in Rome

Rome’s Tiny Thieves

A traveler to Rome leaves with lighter pockets and a story to tell.
Darjeeling Tibetan Monks

Darjeeling: India’s Treasure of the Hills

Drink the tea, but don’t miss out on the narrow-gauge railroad or the sidewalk vendors. And always seal the windows at night.
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.

Sister Cities: Budapest, Prague and Vienna

Discover the grandiose architecture of these three cities and the charms that distinguish them.

Lessons from the Beaten Path: Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France

Each year, faith lures five million pilgrims to this religious city in France. I was one of them.
Sri Lanka

Random Acts of Kindness: Experiencing the Real Sri Lanka

A journey to an elephant sanctuary reveals the thoughtfulness of Sri Lankans.

Kyoto Cooking: In Mrs. Osawa’s Kitchen

Drop in on a local to learn more about Japanese culture than any guidebook could reveal. And the lunch is good, too.
Travel in Bath, England

A Leisurely Bath: England’s Spa City

Once a destination for royalty, Bath's mineral springs continue to draw visitors to the England of old, romantic novels.
Cabin Comrades

Cabin Comrades on the Trans-Siberian

A shared cabin leads to unexpected friendships.
Train travel in India

A Lesson In Patience: Train Travel in India

When traveling by rail in India, it helps to know the rules.
Highland Ecuador by Train

From the Roof of the Devil’s Nose: Highland Ecuador by Train

Travel to Devil’s Nose on the roof of a train
BanHoVillageSapa

Village Life: Vietnam’s Hill Tribes

In this immense Vietnamese valley, curious children practice newly-learned English and red-dressed women entice buyers with hand-crafted wares.
Train Travel

Accidental Travel in China

Unexpected travel often leads to unforgettable memories, especially when language is an obstacle.

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