Rachel B. Doyle reports from Europe, the U.S., and Africa on culture, travel, science, and history. Working as Senior editor, History/A+E Networks. Email: email@example.com
Where Tanzanians Tap Their Feet
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city, is host to a vibrant, wide-ranging music scene.
Where Rimbaud Found Peace in Ethiopia
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.
In Sleepy Nazareth, a Culinary Awakening
The emerging restaurant scene is making the Biblical city more than just a quick stop on religious tours.
In Ethiopia's Capital, a Resurgent Jazz Scene
Several venues featuring different jazz styles have sprung up in Addis in recent years, more than two decades after an evening curfew was lifted.
In Rwanda, Looking to Art to Soothe
A flourishing arts scene in Kigali is bringing healing and reconciliation 20 years after the genocide.
In Armenia, Art in the Shadow of Ararat
A vibrant arts scene is juxtaposed with ancient sites and traditions in Yerevan, the Armenian capital.
36 Hours in Antigua, Guatemala
In Antigua, Guatemala, visitors can browse markets, zip line over a working coffee farm, eat regional food and hike up volcanoes.
Norwich, England - A Book-Lover's Town
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.
Belgrade Opens Up With Amps On
Belgrade has emerged in the post-Milosevic era with a musical scene that mixes the pop and the political.
Christopher Isherwood's Seductive Berlin
In the city that inspired some of Christopher Isherwood’s notable fiction, searching for traces of the writer’s life there.
36 Hours in Johannesburg
Tourists who bypass Johannesburg and head straight to Cape Town or out on safari are missing one of Africa's most thrilling metropolises.
Rambling with W.G. Sebald in East Anglia
The author’s walks through the once-important coastal towns and villages around Suffolk County found their way into his hybrid novel, travelogue and memoir “The Rings of Saturn.”
Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Flavored With a Dash of Poland
The recession halted development in this waterfront community, but new projects are now springing up.
36 Hours in Zanzibar
Venture off the eastern coast of Tanzania to stroll through historic Stone Town, listen to local music and sample one of Zanzibar’s spectacular beaches.
Restaurant Report - Mizlala in Tel Aviv
Mizlala by Meir Adoni, which opened last June near Tel Aviv’s Carmel Market, can sometimes seem more like a well-designed club than a restaurant.