Wild Wheat

Wild Wheat

Imagine Portugal, 1949. Your eyes dart around the marketplace, scanning the merchandise as you weave in and out of the crowds. The smell of the dust being kicked up keeps you alert; you’re on the hunt. People are shouting, haggling, arguing, advertising. This world is...
Om Nom: International Edition

Om Nom: International Edition

The stereotypical nagging parent says, “Keep your elbows off the table and chew with your mouth closed.” From a young age, all of us have been taught the “correct” way to eat. It’s a surprise to no one that the rules we learn (no elbows on the table, don’t slurp your...
Last Chance Tourism

Last Chance Tourism

Never before has the deadness of the Dead Sea been more apparent. Nearly 10 times saltier than the ocean and famous for the pictures of buoyant people reading newspapers, the Dead Sea is receding faster than ever. Five feet of water are lost every year, and it’s...

Abandoned Cities

Fascinating and mysterious, abandoned settlements offer a glimpse at how people lived in the past. See how time similarly stands still in five haunting—and visitable—abandoned cities in a variety of countries. Kadykchan, Russia Kadykchan—located near the Avan-Yurvakh...