A panoramic view of Mount Ararat with the Khor Virap Monastery in the foreground. Photo by YuG

Armenia

By Lia Miller Armenia is an ancient country with a rich and fascinating history. The country boasts some of the world’s oldest vineyards, vibrant and...

Tanzania

By Isaac D. Pacheco  In 1964, three years after gaining its independence from the United Kingdom, Tanganyika merged with the fabled archipelago of Zanzibar to...
A beautiful cathedral and colorful architecture lines the skies in downtown Mérida. Photo by DouglasDepies

Mérida

By Ian Parker Since 1843, the U.S. Consulate General in Mérida has promoted trade and protected American citizens in the Yucatán Peninsula, an area in...
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...
Ljubljana city center and aerial view of Prešeren Square. Photo by Xbrchx

Ljubljana

By Luke Jones, Julia Stanley, and J.B. Leedy Slovenia, the land “on the sunny side of the Alps,” has something to offer everyone. Roughly the...
A sunset can be seen from the roof of a skyscraper in Tirana, Albania. Photo by Alexey Koimshidi

Albania

By Liam Pepper One of the most pro-American countries in the world, Albania boasts majestic mountains, a stunning coastline, and diverse cultural sites representing its...

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...