Rachel B. Doyle reports from Europe, the U.S., and Africa on culture, travel, science, and history. Formerly: Deputy editor at Atlas Obscura, and News Editor at Curbed. Email: email@example.com
The President's attitude toward government-funded research is nothing new. Just ask our neighbors to the north.
The mercurial French poet Arthur Rimbaud found a refuge from his earlier life in his ‘beloved Harar,’ where he became a merchant and arms dealer.
The rigorous design school in Weimar, Germany put on marvelous costume parties back in the 1920s.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city, is host to a vibrant, wide-ranging music scene.
The emerging restaurant scene is making the Biblical city more than just a quick stop on religious tours.
Several venues featuring different jazz styles have sprung up in Addis in recent years, more than two decades after an evening curfew was lifted.
Starting in 1902, Julian Abele designed hundreds of elegant public buildings, Gilded Age mansions, and huge swathes of a prestigious then-whites-only university's campus.
A flourishing arts scene in Kigali is bringing healing and reconciliation 20 years after the genocide.
In Antigua, Guatemala, visitors can browse markets, zip line over a working coffee farm, eat regional food and hike up volcanoes.
A vibrant arts scene is juxtaposed with ancient sites and traditions in Yerevan, the Armenian capital.
Underground galleries, modern-day milk bars, and what it means when a teen says he’s “Chung.”
Drinking, dancing, and tank-driving where little is verboten.
For the last five years, Macedonia has been involved in one of the more improbable public works projects around, filling its capital with gaudy, faux-antique statues and buildings.
Two hours from London, medieval Norwich is a reader’s town, with a university that hosts literary festivals and plentiful bookstores and cafes where author readings draw crowds.
Midcentury architect Paul Rudolph specialized in the airy Bauhaus-on-the-beach homes that became a hallmark of the style known as Sarasota Modern.