The savvy eater knows that what's good for the belly is also good for the planet, so he or she gobbles what's local and what's in season whenever possible. Jessica Allen gives a brief guide about what to eat---and when---around the world.
Creating genuine connections with people from other cultures is rewarding, but it does not always come easy. Pamela Weis explores the nuances of her long-time friendship with a Ghanaian man and questions the meaning of their connection.
Suzanne Geudeke lived in Ghana for ten months, experiencing its culture from up close. The article describes a curious encounter she had one night, when a Ghanaian bar owner invited her to go to "Greece" - A run down house in a dark street where he served her a local drink called akpeteshie.