Library of Alexandria, Egypt

Egypt: Where It All Began

Today, with the reconstruction of its ancient library, the city of Alexandria represents the firmly planted roots of what we—the West—have become. Its history has come full circle once more. Those are the forces that built the High Dam at Aswan, and those are the forces that are now struggling to take over modern Egypt even as its consciousness clings so deeply to the mysteries of its past.
Modern Home Meets Ancient Bridge in Donegal

My Irish Shades of Green

On a trekking journey across Ireland, technically Irish author Ryan Murdock sets off to discover his genetic roots.

The Expat Life

I live on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean. I didn’t know anything about the place before we moved here, just the name. I flew over with my wife to look at rental places, fell in love with this 400-year...