Letter from the Editor

This past August, I didn’t have the time or money to plan a grand international trip, so I rented a car and decided to take a weekend road trip to Montreal. According to plan, I walked along cobblestone and explored small cafes in Old...

Leaving my Seoul to find my Home

Midnight in Paris

Guatemalan Gumption

Cappadocia Continued

Finding Atlantis in Santorini


When we first land on the island it’s early in the morning. The sun is unusually strong, the crisp white walls somehow strengthening its glow. The water itself just seems to be waking from a long slumber, its occasional crests lazily...

Urban Sprawl and Hills of the Past: Cuba

Bananas for Banaras: Varanasi, India

It takes approximately 24 seconds to walk to work when I sneak through the temple gardens, 1 minute and 33 seconds if I take the brisk walk through the labyrinth of alleys, and 2 minutes and 54 seconds for the leisurely bike ride down the...

My Oriental Venice: A trip to Suzhou

About 100 kilometers west of Shanghai lies the tranquil, picturesque city of Suzhou. Dubbed the “Venice of the Orient,” it boasts ancient water towns and beautiful gardens—after all, the saying is that “gardens in the south of the...