A Study of Nine Unusual Stories From India
Nine Lives is a collection of interviews by William Dalrymple, an accomplished author of travelogues and historical nonfiction.
6 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Vietnam
Vietnam is one of my favorite countries to visit, mainly because of the people. I had the good fortune to spend a month there, traveling to different spots as they came up. I like to travel that way, letting chance and a bit of on-the-spot research influence my choices. It was a terrific experience and I’m grateful to have had the chance.
Greetings from the foreigner
In the spring of 2012, our daughter moved to South Korea. She had a one year contract to teach English to small children. We always told our kids if they moved somewhere interesting we would visit them, so we decided to go.
'Rot On' Dates and Anaphylactic Ants
We've created myths in the western world, and some of them involve food. Take eggs for example. In the west, we refrigerate our eggs. while many countries in the world don't and they're still considered safe to eat.
Piper Makes a Choice
It had been a long week and Piper was taking a break by the door. That bastard Rick couldn’t see her here, so she was safe for the moment.
The Bicycle Robbery
The door opened and Sharon glanced up to see a man entering the bank. He was wearing a dark ball cap and had a navy scarf wrapped around his face.
Supported by the Kindness of Strangers
There are moments, even in the midst of great tragedy or disaster, when magical connections are made and miracles can happen.
He jumped at the sound of the door closing behind him. For so many years, that sound had haunted his dreams. Then he smiled. Today, it sounded like freedom.