Travel Logs

History and Beauty in the Balkans

The most efficient way to describe my experience in the Balkans is by compartmentalizing m...

Balkans Mosaic: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro & Croatia

Russian Federation Memories

Our takeaways from the Russian Federation tour are many, from smiling recall of masterpiec...

The Changing Faces of Russia

Surprising Colombia

Colombia has changed… a place of rich history and unparalleled beauty.

Colombia: Looking Forward/Looking Back

Balkans Mosaic

The Balkans are beautiful, fascinating, and complicated...

Balkans Mosaic: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro & Croatia

A Hi-Tech Conversation

One afternoon, while my travel companions wandered the bazaar in Shiraz, Iran, I decided t...

Iran: Crossroads and Complexities

Native Voices

As one of our travelers said near the trip’s end, “I expected to return from this trip...

Native American Voices

South Africa: Meeting a Hero

I had the privilege of joining The Nation’s inaugural trip to South Africa in fall 2018....

South Africa: Beyond Apartheid

The Ancient Medina of Fez

Wandering through Fez’s medina is a truly magical experience.

Contemporary & Imperial Morocco

Lessons of Faith

Bearing witness with courage and conviction...

US Civil Rights: On the Road to Freedom

Perspective on Iran

Since 1976 when I first visited Turkey I have wanted to visit Iran...

Iran: Crossroads and Complexities