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The Wonders of Jordan

I didn't know a thing about Jordan when I stepped off the plane. My friend had organized our trip, and wanting to go into the country with fresh eyes, I ignored all of his emails...

Discovering Israel and Palestine

Henning Petterson traveled to Israel and Palestine after a friend of his returned from her own visit with marvelous things to say about the region. In this photo essay, he shares his observations from...

Rebecca Holland: Scare Yourself

It’s 11pm on a Thursday when I step off the plane. The air is warm and filled with a scent I can’t immediately place, but will later fall in love with: sand, salt, citrus,...

Building Relationships, Building Community

For my brother Raan and I, travel has always been a way of life. Our father maintained an unwavering belief that "real education comes from seeing the world," and we were fortunate to journey...

Uncovering the Beauty of Iran

A very good friend of mine is a native of Iran and asked me to visit her during the summer holiday. I know this sounds naive, but prior to my visit, all I had in my...

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