A frightening travel experience has an unexpected outcome in this moving travel essay by writer Rich Grant.
Around the World for a Cup of Coffee
As I sat outside of a local restaurant in Santa Cruz, California, I took an unexpected voyage around the world.
The Parisian Angel
It was time to reconsider Paris. Sometimes places, like people, deserve second chances.
What’s in a Word? A Glitch in the World’s Second Language
Filtering the English language through a foreign tongue can sometimes lead to a few good laughs.
Finding a Piece of Home in Portugal
A homesick young traveler finds solace among the beaches of Portugal.
Vienna Under My Skin
At Christmastime, home is where the heart is.
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.
Hiking to Machu Picchu
Psyche yourself up for the adventure of a lifetime as one traveler tells of his summit to the famed Inca ruins.
French Made Easy: Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula
Spend a week in this lesser known area of Canada’s enormous province, chock full of national parks and endless outdoor opportunities.
Life Lessons from Barcelona
Travel can be challenging, but challenge can bring growth.
Canadian Love Affair
Canadians have their own special take on the world — and that’s just one of the reasons I love vacationing there.
Finding My Own Path:Teaching English in China
How I learned to stop listening to everyone else and follow my heart.