Afternoon sunlight illuminates a panoramic view of Naples, Mount Vesuvius, and the Gulf of Naples. Photo by Boris Stroujko

Naples

Afternoon sunlight illuminates a panoramic view of Naples, Mount Vesuvius, and the Gulf of Naples. Photo by Boris Stroujko panoramic view of Naples, Mount...
An aerial view of Monrovia with Providence Island in the middle. Mamba Point sits to the left. Photo by Derrick Michael Kollie

Monrovia

An aerial view of Monrovia with Providence Island in the middle. Mamba Point sits to the left. Photo by Derrick Michael Kollie By Sean Boda  “The...
The picturesque colonial city of Granada abuts beautiful Lake Nicaragua, a habitat for freshwater bull sharks as well as many bird species living on Las Isletas, a group of 365 diminutive islands dotted throughout the lake. Photo by SL-Photography

Managua

The picturesque colonial city of Granada abuts beautiful Lake Nicaragua, a habitat for freshwater bull sharks as well as many bird species living on...
An aerial view of Juba, the capital of South Sudan, with the Nile River. Photo by Frontpage

Juba

By Moulik D. Berkana The Republic of South Sudan became the world’s newest country, July 9, 2011, with Juba as its capital. On that occasion,...

Strasbourg

By Isaac D. Pacheco In the summer of 1918, Allied Forces fighting in World War I launched one of the largest military operations in modern...
A beautiful nighttime cityscape of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo by Adznano3

Riyadh

By Ann Mangold and Chris Sorensen Ask most staff members of Embassy Riyadh to describe their posting to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and you...
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...