I’d been wandering through the Travestere neighborhood of Rome for maybe 30 minutes when I found my first Italian craft beer bar. Yep, my instincts are good! Bir & Fud […]
Europe is full—not of refugees and immigrants, but tourists. Here’s how to deal with this problem.
I’ve been fascinated by San Marino since a brief childhood foray into stamp collecting. It did not disappoint.
I timed my arrival perfectly in the traditional village of Ainokura—right after the tour buses had departed. That allowed me to walk into the village and experience it as it […]
Not a world traveler It was 1983. I was 19, but a young 19: emotionally immature, extremely sensitive, inexperienced of the world with my knowledge and outlook shaped by the […]
49 hours from Mindelo on the island of Sao Vicente in Cape Verde to Brilon, Germany—and, yes, the cockpit door swung open during one takeoff…
We were three hours up the river valley, soaked to the skin from a combination of constant rain and sweat generated by the effort of clambering up steep, crumbling stream […]
The International Travel Writer’s Guild (or whatever it’s called) must have a rule: you can’t write an article about Tokyo without using the phrase “city of contrasts.”
So you want to travel to Japan? Here are a few practicalities to keep in mind, things that you’ll find buried in guidebooks or that I found to be different […]
So you want to do some trekking in Peru? Here are a few thoughts to keep in mind. These don’t replace the need to buy a proper trail guide (and […]