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Firsts: What we Leave Behind
First, I remember leaving behind my best friend. Throughout my childhood, my immigrant Korean-American family moved a lot. That story of serial displacement is shared...
Firsts: Our Own Archipelago
Two days since midsummer passed. We partied all night on summer cottage decking and drank strong beer with a bear’s face snarling at us from...
Sunday Magazine: 16.10.16
Welcome to the second edition of our weekly Sunday Magazine. Each Sunday, we bring you selected travel-themed works from around the world, including poetry, memoir,...
Weekend Reading: Food for the inner child
My first meaningful encounter with food took place on the French Riviera in the summer of 1991. I don’t remember it, but the story has...
Weekend Reading: Anastasia maps
Each night my handiwork charts Calypso’s serenade, the arrival of things that can only be made from scratch, a second language learned by the precisionist...
Weekend Reading: An unreliable guide to London
Lord Kitchener, the late Trinidadian calypsonian, arrived in England on the Empire Windrush in 1948, with several songs in his back pocket. Kitchener, a then...
Weekend Reading: Taal Lake and the Lagunzad Trail
Dan Lagunzad was a botanist: he was built slim and thrumming, like a low, springy tree that was just a little bit taller than I...
Weekend Reading: Byron and Hobhouse in the Bernese Oberland
Lord Byron and John Cam Hobhouse were university chums. Hobby had been best man at Byron’s unlikely and short-lived wedding to Annabella Milbanke in 1815,...
Weekend Reading: Twenty Years of Balkan Tangle
It was in the town of Shkodra, in northern Albania, that I first picked up the name Edith Durham. Strolling the streets in the dry...
Treasures: New York’s Unreal Estate
A traveller by definition is a person far from home, and as such, is receptive to a never-ending stream of impressions roused by the strange....
Treasures: The Empty Country
In 1933, my father spent his 18th birthday hanging upside down in a cell in Vilna’s infamous Lukiskes gaol, urine poured into his nostrils by...
Treasures: Cartography: I’le Glut you with Gold — The Strange Ambivalence of the Treasure Map
I beheld great heaps of coin and quadrilaterals built of bars of gold. That was Flint’s treasure that we had come so far to seek...
Open: Alive Among Italy’s Dead
Less than 9km from Mount Vesuvius, near the entrance to Pompeii, a vendor sells bottles resembling penises. The corked bottles are red, white, blue, and...
Open: Annaghmakerrig: Where Art and Other Strange Things Happen
We were sitting around an ancient oak table in the dining area of a mid-18th century Irish farmhouse, all seven of us: the poet from...
Open: Hameen’s Wallet
The wallet’s leather folds wink beneath the shuffle of feet on Tottenham Court Road. Tired feet, anxious feet, melancholy feet, sweaty feet tromp around it,...
There had been bombings, small ones that failed for the most part. A detonation in front of the Israeli Embassy that wounded only the bomber,...
Open: Bola Nuts
The sun was hot on the back of my neck. Hunger stretched and yawned like an expectant embryo needing nourishment in my belly. I unwrapped...
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