• To the Turks and Caicos!


    A low-lying archipelago of 40 islands just southeast of our beloved Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos are a gorgeous British territory in the Caribbean sea. Several years ago we had the joy of

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  • Artful Women Raise the Bar for Bahamian Crafts

    eleuthera arts and cultural center, tarpum bay, bahamas, crafts,

    I call Audrey earlier that morning to confirm that she still has time to meet. Ringing in the fire station in Tarpum Bay, the woman answering the phone tells me Audrey is "on the grounds,"

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  • What You Should Know About Fair Trade

    Fruit display on small streetside stall in Bali

    When we first started From Around the Globe, I knew a little about the concept of fair trade, but hadn't really done any real research into the term or organizations utilizing that name. It

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  • My Kind of Town (Chicago is)

    chicago skyline, adler planetarium, U.S. travel

    Growing up in a western suburb of Chicago, it's a wonder I didn't make it downtown very often as a child. That's okay, I think, because I might not have appreciated it very much anyway, and

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  • To Know a Place

    Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island, Bahamas, path

    Just down the road from the little village where we live on Eleuthera, there's a small "island" called Princess Cay, where cruise ship passengers from the Princess Cruise line disembark for

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