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Harvesting a Global Delicacy on the Shores of the Black Sea

Travelers to Turkey have long treasured the sandy beaches and turquoise waters of the Aegean and Mediterranean. […]

Photograph by Marcie Casas

The Computer Guru of Erbil: An Update

In light of a rash of violence and upheaval in Northern Iraq, Ryan Wolf catches back up with Erbil businessman Miqdad Salih, whom he profiled earlier this year

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Island Scenes: Pictures from Jeju

The island of Jeju, site of South Korea’s highest mountain, is a favorite vacation spot for local South Koreans. The island is flush with history, white beaches, and mysterious caves. Carmen Chan sends these photos.

Photograph by Aaron Goccia

In Thailand, a Reliquary Among the Trees

A dispatch from Wat Umong, a Buddhist holy site outside of Chiang Mai: “Over time,” writes Aaron Goccia, “monks and locals began to deposit busts of the Buddha, effigies of the kings, broken dragons.”

Photograph by Danny Wright

Shore to Shore in Jordan

Danny Wright on a Jordanian marathon that takes runners from the Dead Sea to the Red Sea by way of the Arabah Wadi.