Two Montana do-gooders teach villagers in a remote Afghan valley to ski, make ski equipment, and profit from ecotourism.
As the winter snows thaw, visitors flock to the popular national park to see frazil ice, moonbows and other seasonal sights.
Could I find the Albania that inspired a brave British woman more than 100 years ago?
On their way to a park built in the shadow of Bamiyan’s Buddhas, two Americans encounter remnants of war and signs of promise.
A man with a mission, with the help of a few friends, turns a 2,000–acre patchwork of forest into a home for herbs—herbs different than the smoking kind raised by neighbors.
An odd and affecting monument stands off a Nevada highway as a testament to one man’s passions.
Behind the locked–down walls of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, a designer addresses women joined in the name of fashion, combining traditional Afghan motifs with modern flair in the land of the burka.
Turning to look in a different direction after a month in Afghanistan.
In Franceís Loire Valley, domesticated cave dwellings, known as troglodyte homes, offer a history as rich as the regionís chateaus.
The Wakhan is Afghanistan’s Shangri-La, far from the guns and bombs that plague much of the country - an area so starkly beautiful that people in the cities sigh with longing when they hear its name.
A gracious and venerably lined great-grandmother in a sequined gown pushed the plate of snacks at me. It was a small white dish, the only evidence of the wedding feast to come. A crowd of children eyed its passage across the table disconsolately.
The writer plays her first-ever round of golf at Afghanistan’s embattled country club, restored to a bit of its pre-war glory.