Latest Issue: Fall 2014

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Inbound: From the Field: Editors' Choice
A round-up of Verge editorial staff’s favourite blog posts over the past few weeks.

 

Rebuilding Beirut 26 Miles at a Time
Building peace in the Middle East is a marathon.

 

Packing for a Purpose
Another great reason to pack light.

 

Great Excavations: Volunteering on Archaeological Sites Worldwide
If you have a penchant for the past and don’t mind a bit of dirt under your nails, diggers are in demand.

 

Uneasy Rider
In Tanzania, public transit has its own set of rules.

 

The Beat of Mali
In the Sahel desert, music is the voice of its people.

 

Write of Passage: Working as a journalist in Thailand
Armed with a journalism degree, Mai Nguyen thought she was prepared for her internship in Thailand. But a run-in with police taught her there’s a whole new set of rules here.

 

The House That Friends Built
Solidarity, social justice and affordable digs in Mexico's largest city.

 

The Wecome Sound of Silence: Temple Stays in South Korea
Get some respite from Seoul's fast pace through a South Korea temple stay.

 

In Photos: Beyond Ankor Wat
In shoulder-width tunnels four storeys underground, Cambodia's precious stone workers dig for that one gem that will lift them from poverty.

 

Galapagos: Paradise on the Brink
Tourist visits to this fragile ecosystem could soon reach more than a quarter of a million per year. Is it possible for your trip-of-a-lifetime to do more good than harm?

 

One Life in a Billion
When Carly Vandergriendt witnesses an accident in India, she is left wondering what the value of a human life is in a country where people aren't at a premium.

 

The Bakiga Bridesmaid
Trina Moyles had been a bridesmaid before—but never in a wedding like this.

 

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