Port Louis

Story by Isaac D. Pacheco Millions of years ago, as tectonic forces conspired to reorient the physical geography of the supercontinent Gondwana, volcanic hotspots began...

Munich

By Keith Hager When Americans think of Germany, chances are many of them picture Bavaria. The Alps and Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze, tower over...

Canberra

By Tim Johnson Fondly known by locals as the “bush capital,” Canberra’s name derives from a Ngunnawal word meaning “meeting place,” coined by the original...
An aerial view shows the coastline and bustling architecture of Belize City. Photo by Photosounds

Belmopan

An aerial view shows the coastline and bustling architecture of Belize City. Photo by Photosounds By Adam Benz Belize—the only English-speaking country in Central America—is a...
A panoramic view of the historical center of Minsk. Photo by karp5

Minsk

By Jeffrey Cole Belarus—strategically located between the European Union to the west, Russia to the east, and Ukraine to the south—is a country in transition....
The Rambla of Montevideo is an avenue that goes all along the coastline of Montevideo, Uruguay, and also the longest continuous sidewalk in the world. At a length of over 22.2 uninterrupted kilometres, the promenade runs along the Río de la Plata and continues down the entire coast of Montevideo. Photo by Alejo Vazquez Young

Uruguay

By Jacqueline D. Mourot Often overshadowed by its larger and more well-known neighbors, Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay is a beacon of democratic and economic stability...
An aerial view shows the city of Lomé, Togo. Photo by The EITI

Lomé

Opening photo: An aerial view shows the city of Lomé, Togo. Photo by The EITI By Harry Sullivan and Tiffany Miller A majestic waterfall is one of...
A vivid sunset overhangs Ela Beach in Port Moresby. Photo by Christine_Gneh

Port Moresby

Opening photo: A vivid sunset caps the end of day at Port Moresby's beautiful  Ela Beach. Photo by Christine_Gneh By Teresa M. Morris Papua New Guinea,...
An aerial sunset view of Vienna. Photo by Calin Stan

Vienna

By Cesar G. Soriano and Jordan Coughenour  The sun is barely peeking over the Danube River, but downtown Vienna is already teeming with activity. The...
An aerial view of Colonia on the island of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. Photo by tank200bar

Federated States of Micronesia

Opening photo: An aerial view of Colonia on the island of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. Photo by tank200bar By Andrew Posner Just north...