In Madrid: Landscape with Ghosts

By Stan Persky | 2016 September 5

In Spain’s capital there are absent poets, the absence of government, and terrace cafes on a late summer afternoon

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Love in Venice

By Stan Persky | 2014 April 27

What to read on the way to Venice.

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Women Travellers in Iran

By Vivien Lougheed | 2013 July 25

Let’s not go there! Vivien Lougheed on women travelling in Iran.

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Travel Journal: Freiburg im Breisgau

By Norbert Ruebsaat | 2013 May 21

Norbert Ruebsaat looks at, listens to, and tastes Freiburg, Germany, where the language borders subtly shift..

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Chicken Bingo — Belize

By Vivien Lougheed | 2013 May 15

The rooster has pooped. It’s chicken bingo time in Belize with feisty explorers and an under-the-weather hubby. Vivien Lougheed explains all.

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Golden Pine

By Norbert Ruebsaat | 2007 May 22
Norbert Ruebsaat revisits some
books and remembers how reading got started.
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Letter from Europe: Knocking on Heaven’s Door

By Stan Persky | 2007 April 17

A theological long weekend.

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In Praise of Older Highways

By Max Fawcett | 2007 January 29

In the wake of another dusting of winter snow, Max Fawcett muses about an unlikely vacation destination.

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The Rome Airport Hilton

By Brian Fawcett | 2006 August 7

Brian Fawcett stays at the Rome Airport Hilton, and doesn’t much like it

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In Translation

By Norbert Ruebsaat | 2006 August 2

Norbert Ruebsaat rereads Rilke and revisits a cirque.

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