The Galapagos Islands: where biology and paradise meet


As the plane descended, all I could see was a volcanic rock island below me. It was the island of Baltra, one of two islands that host airports and receive visitors from all over the world, to one of the globe’s … Continue reading 

Exploring Korean abbreviations: DMZ and JSA


The way I’ve learned about North Korea, and the way people talk about the mysterious country, it almost feels like it doesn’t exist. And, in some ways, it doesn’t. Geographically, of course, North Korea is there. But the level of … Continue reading