Canberra

By Tim Johnson Fondly known by locals as the “bush capital,” Canberra’s name derives from a Ngunnawal word meaning...

Munich

By Keith Hager When Americans think of Germany, chances are many of them picture Bavaria. The Alps and Germany’s...

Port Louis

Story by Isaac D. Pacheco Millions of years ago, as tectonic forces conspired to reorient the physical geography of...
A sunset can be seen from the roof of a skyscraper in Tirana, Albania. Photo by Alexey Koimshidi

Albania

By Liam Pepper One of the most pro-American countries in the world, Albania boasts majestic mountains, a stunning coastline,...
Ljubljana city center and aerial view of Prešeren Square. Photo by Xbrchx

Ljubljana

By Luke Jones, Julia Stanley, and J.B. Leedy Slovenia, the land “on the sunny side of the Alps,” has...
The Rambla of Montevideo is an avenue that goes all along the coastline of Montevideo, Uruguay, and also the longest continuous sidewalk in the world. At a length of over 22.2 uninterrupted kilometres, the promenade runs along the Río de la Plata and continues down the entire coast of Montevideo. Photo by Alejo Vazquez Young

Uruguay

By Jacqueline D. Mourot Often overshadowed by its larger and more well-known neighbors, Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay is a...
A beautiful cathedral and colorful architecture lines the skies in downtown Mérida. Photo by DouglasDepies

Mérida

By Ian Parker Since 1843, the U.S. Consulate General in Mérida has promoted trade and protected American citizens in...

Tanzania

By Isaac D. Pacheco  In 1964, three years after gaining its independence from the United Kingdom, Tanganyika merged with...
A panoramic view of Mount Ararat with the Khor Virap Monastery in the foreground. Photo by YuG

Armenia

By Lia Miller Armenia is an ancient country with a rich and fascinating history....
View from the top of the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata, Equatorial Guinea’s largest city, Jan. 30. The city’s oceanfront promenade is several miles long. Photo by Bryan Schiller

Equatorial Guinea

By Bryan Schiller On the western coast of Central Africa, just north of the Equator, lies the only country...