Kingston lights up as the sun sets over Jamaica. Photo by Craig F Scott

Kingston

By Courtney Preston-McLain, Beth Dalton, and Michelle Mason With pristine white sand beaches, lush waterfalls, and misty, vegetation-covered mountains, the island of Jamaica’s natural beauty...

Medan

An aerial view of the North Sumatran countryside west of Madan shows fertile terraced farmlands amid a lush tropical setting. Photo by Pavel Kirillov By...
An aerial view of the city of Conakry in Guinea. Photo by Flightseeing-Germany

Conakry

An aerial view of the city of Conakry in Guinea. Photo by Flightseeing-Germany By Benjamin Troupe and Gaïna Dávila A bust of Ahmed Sekou Toure, the...
Afternoon sunlight illuminates a panoramic view of Naples, Mount Vesuvius, and the Gulf of Naples. Photo by Boris Stroujko

Naples

Afternoon sunlight illuminates a panoramic view of Naples, Mount Vesuvius, and the Gulf of Naples. Photo by Boris Stroujko panoramic view of Naples, Mount...
An aerial view of Monrovia with Providence Island in the middle. Mamba Point sits to the left. Photo by Derrick Michael Kollie

Monrovia

An aerial view of Monrovia with Providence Island in the middle. Mamba Point sits to the left. Photo by Derrick Michael Kollie By Sean Boda  “The...
The picturesque colonial city of Granada abuts beautiful Lake Nicaragua, a habitat for freshwater bull sharks as well as many bird species living on Las Isletas, a group of 365 diminutive islands dotted throughout the lake. Photo by SL-Photography

Managua

The picturesque colonial city of Granada abuts beautiful Lake Nicaragua, a habitat for freshwater bull sharks as well as many bird species living on...
An aerial view of Juba, the capital of South Sudan, with the Nile River. Photo by Frontpage

Juba

By Moulik D. Berkana The Republic of South Sudan became the world’s newest country, July 9, 2011, with Juba as its capital. On that occasion,...

Strasbourg

By Isaac D. Pacheco In the summer of 1918, Allied Forces fighting in World War I launched one of the largest military operations in modern...
A beautiful nighttime cityscape of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo by Adznano3

Riyadh

By Ann Mangold and Chris Sorensen Ask most staff members of Embassy Riyadh to describe their posting to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and you...
The main building of the Organization of American States is located on the corner of 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue in Washington. Photo by Luis A Jimenez

U.S. Mission to the Organization of American States

By Sarah Galbenski  For Foreign Service officers wanting to serve at a United States embassy while still living in Washington, the U.S. Mission to the Organization of...