Basque shipping expeditions have been forging ties with other nations for more than a millennium, but this modern region now attracts foreigners to its homegrown achievements. In Bilbao a century of industry-based wealth is being poured into the arts and sciences creating a newfound identity as a creative capital. If it wasn’t for Frank Gehry’s […]
Rabaul is one of the rare places on earth that time left untouched. Most of the island remains undeveloped and many of the islands inhabitants still practice traditional village living and customs. As one of the 600 islands that make up the pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea, Rabaul offers unspoiled landscape, pristine white […]
Located deep in the heart of the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea lies the city of Tari, the capital of Hela providence. I had come here as a volunteer with Medicine Sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders). For the next few months, I would not only get a chance to practice medicine but to do so […]
Imagine being offered the chance to start all over again. To go back to the beginning of our life and do it one more time, knowing what you know now. Would you take it? I think the majority of people would. At the very least we would go back to make a few minor adjustments: […]
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Hi, I’m Derek. I’m a writer, photographer, and ultra-marathon runner who acquired a love of travel though humanitarian work in unusual places.