The main building of the Organization of American States is located on the corner of 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue in Washington. Photo by Luis A Jimenez

U.S. Mission to the Organization of American States

By Sarah Galbenski  For Foreign Service officers wanting to serve at a United States embassy while still living in Washington, the U.S. Mission to the Organization of...
An aerial view of Wuhan at night. Photo by Hrui

Wuhan

By Jeffrey Lakshas and Christopher Green Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province and home to 12 million people, is located in China’s heartland. Sometimes called the “Chicago of China” for its similar geographic location...
An aerial view of Colonia on the island of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. Photo by tank200bar

Federated States of Micronesia

Opening photo: An aerial view of Colonia on the island of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. Photo by tank200bar By Andrew Posner Just north...
An aerial sunset view of Vienna. Photo by Calin Stan

Vienna

By Cesar G. Soriano and Jordan Coughenour  The sun is barely peeking over the Danube River, but downtown Vienna is already teeming with activity. The...
A vivid sunset overhangs Ela Beach in Port Moresby. Photo by Christine_Gneh

Port Moresby

Opening photo: A vivid sunset caps the end of day at Port Moresby's beautiful  Ela Beach. Photo by Christine_Gneh By Teresa M. Morris Papua New Guinea,...
An aerial view shows the city of Lomé, Togo. Photo by The EITI

Lomé

Opening photo: An aerial view shows the city of Lomé, Togo. Photo by The EITI By Harry Sullivan and Tiffany Miller A majestic waterfall is one of...
Aerial drone view of Dhaka during sunset. By Lumenite

Dhaka

Opening photo: Aerial view of Dhaka during sunset. By Lumenite Story by Daniel Buchman, Luis Linares, and Helen von Gohren  Fierce Bengal tigers lurking in the...
A panoramic view of the historical center of Minsk. Photo by karp5

Minsk

By Jeffrey Cole Belarus—strategically located between the European Union to the west, Russia to the east, and Ukraine to the south—is a country in transition....
An aerial view shows the coastline and bustling architecture of Belize City. Photo by Photosounds

Belmopan

An aerial view shows the coastline and bustling architecture of Belize City. Photo by Photosounds By Adam Benz Belize—the only English-speaking country in Central America—is a...

Canberra

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