St. Petersburg: A Palatial Place

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — It wasn’t intentional, but Russia’s tsars and the aristocracy bequeathed… [more]

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St. Petersburg: The Summer Palace Circuit

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA — The tsars made St. Petersburg their capital for 200 years. As a result, this… [more]

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Gyeongju: Where History Runs Deep

This is the final installment of Nadine Godwin's series on South Korea. Check out her other articles:… [more]

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‘Angels in America’ at KC Rep – A Review

What's playing in Kansas City... Tony Kushner’s two-part Angels in America is receiving a sturdy… [more]

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Kenya: Taking to the Sky

ON THE MAASAI MARA, Kenya — During a recent Kenya trip, I had a few opportunities to do game viewing… [more]

Kenya: Taking to the Sky Kenya: Taking to the Sky

Kenya: Wildebeests and Their Cousins

ON THE MAASAI MARA, Kenya — I had known about the Great Migration — the annual movement of herbivores… [more]

Kenya: Wildebeests and Their Cousins Kenya: Wildebeests and Their Cousins

Kenya: Big Cats in the Wild

ON THE MAASAI MARA, Kenya — I have two cats at home, which probably makes me just that much more likely… [more]

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Korea: A Temple Sleepover

HAPCHEON COUNTY, South Korea — Haeinsa is a Buddhist temple in the mountains of Hapcheon County south… [more]

Korea: A Temple Sleepover Korea: A Temple Sleepover

Seoul: Traditional Architecture

SEOUL, South Korea — The Korean word hanok refers to a traditional Korean house. I had occasion to… [more]

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New York: The 9/11 Memorial Museum

NEW YORK — Last year, at my sister’s request, we visited the World Trade Center site, aka Ground… [more]

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Seoul: With Designs on the Future

Editor's Note: This is the second of a series of articles on South Korea by Nadine Godwin. Read her first… [more]

Seoul: With Designs on the Future Seoul: With Designs on the Future

Seoul: Palace Hopping

SEOUL, South Korea — I have seen the most exotic changing-of-the-guard ceremony ever — well, the… [more]

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Kenya and the World’s Largest Land Mammal

NAIROBI, Kenya — I have a foster elephant, and her name is Kamok. Actually, quite a few people are… [more]

Kenya and the World’s Largest Land Mammal Kenya and the World’s Largest Land Mammal

Exploring Kolob Canyons

This is part of a series by Kelly Monaghan and Sally Scanlon on Zion National Park. Check out other articles here and here and… [more]

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Exploring Zion Canyon

This is another in a series of articles by Kelly Monaghan and Sally Scanlon about Zion National Park. Other… [more]

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