Afghanistan

Tips and Articles in Afghanistan

In the midst of last winter’s revolts across the Middle East and North Africa, I kept getting e-mails and text messages from friends and colleagues in Tripoli, Cairo, Sanaa, and Benghazi. It made me homesick for the days when I spent more than hal...
Sabratah, LibyaWHAT YOU'RE MISSING: Libya sees tourism as its next growth business. And why not?It has a thousand miles of Mediterranean coastline, as well as hundreds of Greek, Phoenician, and Roman ruins, of which the second-century B.C. amphith...
The American bombing of Afghanistan began on October 7 last year, almost a month after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The capital city of Kabul fell to the U.S.-supported Northern Alliance in mid-November, and by...
A clear sign that Afghanistan's capital is on the road to recovery: the $37 million, 177-room Kabul Serena Hotel. Set in the heart of the city, the Serena has marble floors, wooden screens, silk curtains— and two restaurants, ...
See our slideshow of the World’s Strangest Sports. It takes nerves of steel to ride India’s Wall of Death. In fact, it takes gumption just to watch cars and motorcycles swirling on the walls of a 30-foot diameter, near-vertical barrel. For the dr...