Guest Writers

Magic: Are You Really Looking

Magic: Are You Really Looking

An eight-year-old sees things most of us can't in this excerpt from Barclay Henderson's new book, "A Bungalow of Surprises."
Driving Me Hazy in the Philippines

Driving Me Hazy in the Philippines

Guest Globejotter Jerry F. Smith dodges jeepneys and chickens on a wild, smoke-choked motorcycle ride in the Philippines.
Video – Tormented Beauty on Côn Sơn Island

Video – Tormented Beauty on Côn Sơn Island

A video by Jeff Nesmith & Dave Fox: Until you step inside a former torture chamber and sense its ghosts, you cannot fully understand the energy such a place evokes.
Tough Cows and Tougher Bread: Growing Up German in America

Tough Cows and Tougher Bread: Growing Up German in America

Guest Globejotter Rudy Linke muses on the archaeological wonders of German cuisine.
Hilarious Headlines at the Kulata Café

Hilarious Headlines at the Kulata Café

On an Australian quest for caffeine, Guest Globejotter David Higham finds big laughs in small-town news.
We’re Going to Eat What?!?! – A Thailand Street Food Challenge

We’re Going to Eat What?!?! – A Thailand Street Food Challenge

Guest Globejotter Joan Lindsay Kerr promises to eat whatever she is offered. Rural Thailand tests her courage.
She Smoked Parliaments

She Smoked Parliaments

Guest Globejotter Deborah Burghardt shares a personal memoir about cigarettes, disabilities, and glamour in the 1950s.
Crazy Stuff I Make My Husband Do: Free Floating

Crazy Stuff I Make My Husband Do: Free Floating

On Valentine's Day, a fun story about a nearly-drowned husband from guest Globejotter Kattina Rabdau-Fox
I Missed My Train: A Holocaust Survivor’s Story

I Missed My Train: A Holocaust Survivor’s Story

An unexpected package reveals a long-kept secret. Film-maker and guest Globejotter Elke Hautala returns to Amsterdam to tell the tale.
Fossil Hunting in Svalbard

Fossil Hunting in Svalbard

Fossils don’t form in frigid environments. So why is this arctic archipelago full of them? Guest Globejotter Kattina Rabdau-Fox explains.