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21 Things to Know Before You Go to Iran

The Saffron Tales author Yasmin Khan shares her sharpest food, drink, and travel wisdom.

"You're going to have an amazing time"

21 Things to Know Before You Go to Iran

Radio Nowhere

From Istanbul, a Syrian radio station in exile broadcasts much-needed news and popular soap operas, bringing comfort to listeners back home in Syria.

“That’s the beauty of radio: It has soul.”

Radio Nowhere

More Than One Way to Cook a Goat

The unapologetically meaty cuisine of Mumbai's mysterious Bohra Muslim community—long scarce outside their private homes—has found a growing, appreciative audience.

Meat Diplomacy

More Than One Way to Cook a Goat

A Weed Wonderland in the Mojave

The tiny mining town of Nipton is trying to transform itself once again: this time, into a marijuana destination nonpareil.

From Gold rush to green rush

A Weed Wonderland in the Mojave

R&K Insider: A very special weed edition

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R&K Insider: A very special weed edition

R&K Insider: The Perfect Dish with Anthony Bourdain edition

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R&K Insider: The Perfect Dish with Anthony Bourdain edition

Digging up Kabul’s Historic City

Preserving Afghanistan’s cultural heritage in the face of conflict.

Digging up Kabul’s Historic City
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The Fonio Revival

West Africa’s indigenous superfood is coming back from obscurity and making an appearance on the world stage.

The Fonio Revival

A Very R&K Thanksgiving

We're getting through Turkey Day 2017 with our favorite food writing about hot (edible) dates, the ugliest noodles this side of Jakarta, copious amounts of mezcal—and the camel-milk hangover cure.

A Very R&K Thanksgiving

How to Build an Elite Island

Diamond Island didn’t exist 50 years ago. Today, it’s slated to be one of Cambodia’s biggest real estate projects.

How to Build an Elite Island

A People Without Refuge

Fleeing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, the Rohingya find no warm welcome in India.

A People Without Refuge

R&K Insider: Weird World Cup edition

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R&K Insider: Weird World Cup edition

23 Things to Know Before You Go to Nairobi

Music, matatu, meat, repeat: travel smart in Kenya’s free-wheeling capital.

23 Things to Know Before You Go to Nairobi

The Life and Legend of India’s Bandit Queen

Phoolan Devi’s legacy—as a murderer, goddess, and liberator—masks the woman behind the stories.

The Life and Legend of India’s Bandit Queen

After the Quake

In southern Mexico, a community is still reeling from a devastating natural disaster.

After the Quake
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