Asia
April 13, 2021

Travel Panic in Pudu

Overwhelmed by the noise and chaos of Kuala Lumpur, a novice traveler must decide whether to push on with her journey, or retreat to the familiar. This story forms part…
Europe
April 6, 2021

Locked in

A traveler in Tuscany gets locked in his apartment, where he witnesses the lives of passersby below his balcony and gets a taste of the Covid-19 lockdowns to come. I…
Africa
March 30, 2021

Sleepless in Madagascar

An idyllic beach in Madagascar seemed suspiciously quiet to our writer... and then the locusts arrived! The cloud in the distance was the oddest one I’d ever seen. I furrowed…
South America
March 8, 2021

A Book for a Book

A mugging in the colorful port town of Valparaíso, Chile, helps a traveler understand the country's troubled past and turbulent present. When I was in Chile, I got mugged.  It…
AsiaReunions
February 20, 2021

The Jeweled Lotus

A thief unwittingly stirs up memories of a distant past. This story, spanning oceans and generations, is the winner of the Reunions travel writing competition. At the end of the…