Aerial night shot of the coast of the Beirut cityscape. Photo by Diplomedia

Lebanon

By Ellen T. Peterson Built in the 19th century, one of Lebanon’s most iconic houses—with its red and orange roof, blue shutters, and tan and...

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...

Pretoria

A regional hub in a robust and prosperous democracy
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...
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...
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,...

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...
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...
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 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,...