I traveled through Mongolia for 16 days in the back of a Soviet-built four-wheel-drive van, covering about 800 kilometers, maybe 60 of them paved.
Isla Holbox is Yucatan’s anti-Cancun
By John Henderson Special to Tribune Newspapers ISLA HOLBOX, Mexico – I watched the dolphins swim and play and feed […]
A Moveable Feast: Yucatan cuisine makes up for Cancun’s buffet of debauchery
About the only thing Mayan in Cancun is the occasional hotel maid. She must look at the Sigma Chi rush chairman stumbling around in a sombrero and wonder what has happened to her proud, 3,500-year-old culture.
Where she finds it is the same place I did: the dining table.
Healthy, tasty surprises fill tourists’ plates in Croatia
The tall, striking blond filleted the fish at my table with the precision of a surgeon and the care of a mother.
Tim Horton’s doughnuts are Olympic gold
I’ve found myself falling into a certain morning routine here at the Winter Olympics. Every day, it’s the same thing.
L.A. Times: Wild Journey into the Kelabit Highlands
BARIO, MALAYSIA — “At one time or another, I imagine that we have all dreamed about how wonderful it would be to live in a Shangri-La where the climate is ideal, food is plentiful and the girls are beautiful.” — W.M. Toynbee, Canadian schoolteacher and author, on Borneo’s Kelabit Highlands.
Brunei: Islam’s tiny corner of peace and tranquility — but you can’t drink to it
By John Henderson Special to The Dallas Morning News BENSAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei – It’s sunset in Brunei and school […]
Eurochocolate: Perugia’s Cocoa Bacchanal
By John Henderson I stood in a chocolate mosh pit, straining to hear the Italian spoken by a blonde beauty […]
Brunei’s $23,000-a-night hotel room blows minds as much as budgets
By John Henderson Special to the Dallas Morning News JERUDONG, Brunei – See Borneo on $23,000 a day. I found […]
Mountain biking in St. Lucia: Blood, sweat and beauty on the grounds of slavery
By John Henderson Special to the St. Petersburg Times ANSE MAMIN, St. Lucia – I’ve traveled a lot through the […]