“Call Me Heena”: Q&A with Photographer Shahria Sharmin

Shahria Sharmin’s photo project on hijra, or third-gender, communities in Bangladesh and India explores femininity, familial rejection, and sexual taboos. | Continue reading


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Making Hummus, Winning Awards: Michael Solomonov

Michael Solomonov, co-owner of the James Beard Foundation's restaurant of the year, on repping Israeli food in Philly. | Continue reading


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24 Things to Know Before You Go to Lima

From historic bars to hearty street food, a local’s very comprehensive guide to eating, drinking, and traveling well in Peru’s capital. | Continue reading


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A Murder in Honduras: Q&A with Nina Lakhani

Journalist Nina Lakhani reported on the murder of an environmental activist and discovered a high-reaching conspiracy. | Continue reading


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Yukio Iwamasa: Growing up in the Camps

Yukio Iwamasa spent half his childhood imprisoned for being Japanese-American, locked away in Manzanar in the middle of the desert for four years during World War II. | Continue reading


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Making Fashion Good with Walé Oyéjidé

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Borders of Water

Canadian mining projects threaten Alaska’s salmon-rich rivers. Alaskan fishermen are fighting back. | Continue reading


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Lunch Wine with Kris Yenbamroong

This week on The Trip podcast, Kris Yenbamroong on creating his wine collection, ambushing Jonathan Gold, and his two James Beard nominations. | Continue reading


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A Modern American Cookbook: Q&A with Priya Krishna

Priya Krishna is bringing her family’s unique recipes to the world with her new cookbook, “Indian-ish.” | Continue reading


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Carolina Miranda in her East LA Eden

Los Angeles Times staff writer Carolina Miranda invites Nathan Thornburgh over to taste the good life east of the Interstate 110. | Continue reading


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Hong Kong Runs on Carbs

Get out of Central, take to the water, and eat as much as you can: a smart guide to Hong Kong. | Continue reading


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R&K Insider: From Hong Kong with Love

On R&K this week, the 23 keys to doing Hong Kong right, a big whiskey-fueled conversation about African-Americans in barbecue culture, and an African Food Map from filmmaker Tuleka Prah. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 1 month ago

23 Things To Know Before You Go To Hong Kong

Get out of Central, take to the water, and eat as much as you can: a smart guide to Hong Kong. | Continue reading


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Dr. Howard Conyers is Reclaiming BBQ for Black Pitmasters

Rocket scientist and barbecue pitmaster Dr. Howard Conyers talks aeroelastic engineering, whole-hog roasting, and how black pitmasters have been written out of the history of barbecue. | Continue reading


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Mapping African Cuisines: Q&A with Tuleka Prah

Quality content about African food is lacking. Filmmaker Tuleka Prah is changing that, one recipe at a time. | Continue reading


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R&K Insider: Save our Stinky Tofu

On R&K this week, a smelly delicacy in Shaoxing, China, a guide to Montevideo, Uruguay, and civil resistance in Morocco. | Continue reading


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20 Things to Know Before You Go to Montevideo

From river beaches and dancing to local wine and super-sized sandwiches, a smart guide to Uruguay's capital. | Continue reading


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A Stink Over Fermented Tofu in Shaoxing

When the authorities started to get serious about food safety in China, one suspiciously smelling street food got caught in the crosshairs. | Continue reading


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Pepper Bowen is Laying Down the Food Law in New Orleans

Food and environmental lawyer Shawn “Pepper” Bowen downs a What the Fuck? daiquiri and talks about the regulation of what Americans eat, working with small businesses, and African American land ownership. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 1 month ago

Silver and Water in Morocco: Q&A with Nadir Bouhmouch

A Moroccan filmmaker and activist documents an Amazigh community’s years-long resistance against Africa’s largest silver mine. | Continue reading


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R&K Insider: Finding new love in Old Beijing

On R&K this week, a dispatch from the Beijing park where seniors look for dates, what you need to know before you go to Byron Bay, and talking art and revolution in New Orleans with L. Kasimu Harris. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 1 month ago

23 things to know before you go to Byron Bay

A field guide to Australia’s ultimate beach town. | Continue reading


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Looking for Love (Again) in Beijing

"Are you here for dating?" On Tuesdays and Saturdays, this quiet park in Beijing is a hub for older singles looking for new partners. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

L. Kasimu Harris Imagines an Uprising in New Orleans

Visual artist and writer L. Kasimu Harris breaks out the Maker’s Mark in the Ninth Ward and talks about photographing the revolution, missed opportunities after Katrina, and how fighting with your girlfriend can lead to creative breakthroughs. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

Hammered Vegans with Shannon Martinez

One of Australia's great chefs of vegan cuisine is an avowed meat-eater. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

Medellín, Expressed in Hip Hop

Photographer Ozzie Hoppe captures the Colombian city’s growing hip-hop community. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

Medellín, expressed in hip hop

Photographer Ozzie Hoppe captures the Colombian city’s growing hip-hop community. | Continue reading


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R&K Insider: Masarap Manila and the Leisure Blight

This week on R&K, a delicious guide to Manila, portraits from the migrant trail in Mexico, and bleisure and bananas with Francis Lam in Thailand. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

24 Things to Know Before You Go to Manila

An insider's city guide to the capital of the Philippines. | Continue reading


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Stories from the Migrant Trail: Q&A with Brett Gundlock

Photographer Brett Gundlock carried a photo studio through Mexico to document the stories of migrants. | Continue reading


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24 Things to Know Before You Go to Manila

An insider's city guide to the capital of the Philippines. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

Francis Lam is on a Bleisure Trip to Thailand

Business plus leisure, plus indigenous coffee and some sick Nam Prik: acclaimed food writer, editor, and radio host Francis Lam talks about it all with Nathan in Chiang Mai. | Continue reading


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Spiritual Advice: Q&A With Shannon Mustipher

Brooklyn bartender and rum expert Shannon Mustipher on Caribbean rums, tiki culture, and making the rum industry a more inclusive place for women. | Continue reading


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The imperfect crossing: A (sort of) love letter to cacilheiros

Celia Pedroso on her love-hate relationship with the stalwart ferries connecting Lisbon with Almada, the south bank. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

R&K Insider: Yangon Calling

This week on R&K, what to know before you go to Yangon, a lobster feast (and a herb bath) in Brazil, and talking borderless cuisine with Naomi Duguid. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

22 Things to Know Before You Go to Yangon

A smart guide to Myanmar's largest city. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

A Dinner of Herb Baths and Lobster in Salvador de Bahía

In Salvador de Bahía, Spanish food writer Pau Arenós experiences a campfire banquet that showcases the faith, traditions, and ingredients of the Tereré quilombo—a community built by former slaves. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

Naomi Duguid on the Charms of Chiang Mai

Legendary cookbook author Naomi Duguid talks fermented sticky rice wine, raucous Thai market culture, and the immeasurable value of unscheduled time. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

A Most Violent Year: Q&A with Gary Coronado

Photographer Gary Coronado embedded with Tijuana’s ambulance service to document homicides related to the street-level drug war. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

R&K Insider: Hello Istanbul, goodbye Anna Loulou

This week on R&K, a guide to Istanbul, a music farewell to a beloved Tel Aviv club, and filmmaking in Thailand | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

23 Things to Know Before You Go to Istanbul

How to get around, what to eat and and where to get away from it all: a guide to Turkey’s largest city. | Continue reading


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A Fond, Musical Farewell to Jaffa’s Anna Loulou Bar

A tribute and a playlist to celebrate the shuttered Anna Loulou, the Jaffa bar that became a legendary shared space for all. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

R&K Insider: Going to Dublin

This week on R&K: What to know before you go to Dublin, a ridiculously calorific breakfast in Norway, and how to hunt for food in Tokyo. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

Creating Thai Cinema with Tom Waller

Thai filmmaker Tom Waller talks Thai iced tea, government censors, and his upcoming movie about the dramatic 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue. | Continue reading


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Street Connections: Q&A with Ashley Tillery

Ashley Tillery creates intimate portraiture with her phone on the streets of D.C. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

25 Things to Know Before You Go To Dublin

A local's guide to Ireland's capital, from Guinness pours to post-pub feasts. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

A glorious, comforting, and ridiculously calorific taste of northern Norway

An initiation into møsbrømlefse, a hyper-regional dish from the northern Norway sea-coast district of Salten. | Continue reading


@roadsandkingdoms.com | 2 months ago

Tokyo Fixing with Shinji Nohara

Legendary Tokyo food journalist and fixer Shinji Nohara talks to Nathan Thornburgh about Anthony Bourdain's first show, the scourge of the gastronaut, and what makes Tokyo such a deeply good eating city after locating the perfect 7 a.m. breakfast at Haneda Airport: stellar ramen … | Continue reading


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