Vive les escargots!

So much of travel writing relies on sensory memory – the aroma of spice and fire in Mumbai, the sound of crickets at dusk in Maine, the feel of still, humid Caribbean air. Thinking back through my years there, it would seem a natural conclusion, then, to write about Morocco through the lens of taste.  […]


How can I help?

A number of people have e-mailed me asking what they can do to help financially. As the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) reports on Twitter, the Palestinian Red Crescent is in need of money for medical supplies, and the UNRWA is working on supplying flour. After failing to figure out how to donate to SARC […]