Introducing Jim Mielke, Public Health Doc, Travel Writer and Bon Vivant–Part 2

Editor's Note: I first met Jim Mielke about 20 years ago at the East West Center in Honolulu. I had just washed ashore in Hawaii...

Introducing Jim Mielke, Public Health Doc, Travel Writer and Bon Vivant–Part 1

Editor's Note: I first met Jim Mielke about 20 years ago at the East West Center in Honolulu. I had just washed ashore in Hawaii...

Sex, drugs and Goa

Editor’s Note: This is from a series of travel stories by the late Rebecca Bruns. The overnight boat from Bombay is jammed with cadaverous natives on...

Paleohora, the Island of Crete — a timeless travel tale

Editor’s Note: This is from a series of travel stories by the late Rebecca Bruns. It was late summer and the tall grasses that swept the...

BALI HIGH IN UBUD – Part 2

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part series by the late Rebecca Bruns on the splendors of Ubud, the fabled mountain village...

BALI HIGH IN UBUD Part 1

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series by the late Rebecca Bruns on the splendors of Ubud, the fabled mountain village...

Driving with scissors –a bracing start to motoring in Malaysia

  Exit 158 of North-South Expressway Northern Route in Malaysia -Licensed under Public Domain via Commons. My first driving experience in Malaysia was a master class...

What it Means to Miss New Orleans–A Tribute to Rebecca Bruns

Editor's Note: Rebecca Bruns was an accomplished New Orleans-born travel writer who resided for many years in San Francisco. She died on May 13, 1994. “What...

Visiting Sandakan–Borneo’s charming entrepot

by Rob Kay and Kurt Stewart Sandakan is a port town and an entrepot to the wildlife refuges of the fabled Kinabatangan River. (See our recent...

A visit to Sandakan Memorial Park

By Kurt Stewart & Rob Kay On any given day, a walk through the Sandakan Memorial Park will stir up the wandering souls of the...