Intersection | Dakar’s Downtown Flair
In downtown Dakar, Senegal, Mamadou Sow, an artist and merchant, likes to mix traditional African clothing with a European flair for Friday prayers.
Design, With a Gritty Past
In a superheated real estate market, Toronto’s Queen West residents embrace specialty shops and loft apartments, while regretting the flight of art...
App Smart | Road Trips
Kit Eaton reviews three apps that can make your summer road trip smoother and more memorable.
An Unlikely Trip to the World Cup
Instead of taking an expensive direct flight to the World Cup in Brazil, Seth Kugel, the Frugal Traveler, took a cheaper and more adventurous journ...
Modern Style in Minneapolis
In the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis, Qais Munhazim, a Ph.D. candidate in international security, wants to show that Afghan men can be stylish...
The Self-Drive Safari
Seth Kugel rents a car and guides himself through the roads of South Africa’s Kruger National Park in search of big game.
The Rhythms of Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city, is host to a vibrant, wide-ranging music scene, thanks to a legacy supported by both the government and loc...
On Top of Devil's Mountain
Teufelsberg, or Devil’s Mountain, includes an abandoned Cold War N.S.A. listening post in Berlin that has evolved into a de facto art installation.
The Duck March
In a daily Memphis tradition, ducks march through the lobby of the Peabody Hotel.
The King of Fruits
Durian stinks so badly that it’s banned from hotels and mass transit in parts of Southeast Asia, yet it’s regarded by some as a delicacy.
Brazil's North Zones
The Frugal Traveler heads to the north sides of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, where urban explorers can find affordable adventures.
Berlin’s New Pastrami Star
After unsuccessfully scouring Berlin for a good pastrami, Oskar Melzer decided to open Mogg & Melzer with his partner, Paul Mogg. The restaurant’s ...
Ultra Dining at Ultraviolet
At the restaurant Ultraviolet in Shanghai, the chef Paul Pairet has taken dining and turned it into theater, adding ambient music, unorthodox utens...
Minnesota County Fairs
Seth Kugel winds down his summer road trip at county fairs, where livestock competitions and pig races are just part of the action.