Bahrain

By Christian J. Lynch The Kingdom of Bahrain is a small archipelago of 33 islands, with the largest being Bahrain Island, but contains cultural and...
Pedestrians walk along the notoriously congested highway linking Kinshasa's city center to N'djili International Airport. Photo by Isaac D. Pacheco

Kinshasa

Story by Isaac D. Pacheco Rising up along the eastern bank of the Congo River, Kinshasa is a bustling metropolis with an estimated population of...
The Kuwait Towers rise in the foreground of a beautiful sunset over Kuwait City. Photo by ADionisio

Kuwait

By Leyth Swidan Piercing through the clouds, the iconic Kuwait Towers could be overlooked as a purely decorative element in the city’s skyline, but they...
Baku TV Tower, the tallest reinforced concrete building in the Caucasus, looks out over the city’s distinctive Flame Towers (left), and provides breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscape.

Azerbaijan

Story and photos by Isaac D. Pacheco Situated at the southern extent of the Caucasus, a mountain range that broadly marks the transition between Europe...
Consulate General Quebec City staff members gather in front of the consulate building on a beautiful fall afternoon in Vieux Quebec. Photo by Isaac D. Pacheco

Québec City

Above: Consulate General Québec City staff members gather in front of the consulate building on a beautiful fall afternoon in Vieux Québec. Photo by...
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...
Landmarks like St. Mary's Basilica, Cloth Hall Building and Old Town Hall Tower can be seen in this panorama of Old Town Square. Photo by Grisha Bruev

Krakow

Story by Amy Steinmann American consulate general employees pose in front of the historical building of the consulate, Oct. 5, 2018. Photo by Bozena Pilat Once...
The Panama City skyline rises up in the distance behind a historic cathedral. Photo by Duarte Dellarole

Panama

Story by Mark Hungerford U.S. Embassy Panama City sits on a hill surrounded by a lush rainforest that still covers much of the former Canal...

Pretoria

A regional hub in a robust and prosperous democracy
A stitched 360-degree panorama shows the Bosporus separating the European (foreground) and Asian (background left center) sides of Istanbul as seen from Galata Tower.

Istanbul

Story and photos by Isaac D. Pacheco Istanbul’s prominence as a trading hub and cultural crossroads stretches back to antiquity thanks to its strategic location...