Ben Keene Travel Articles

 
Eight of the Best German-Style Beer Halls Outside of Germany
Eight of the Best German-Style Beer Halls Outside of Germany Hardly a rarity in their country of origin, Bavarian beer halls do exist in other parts of the world, too. Ben Keene tracks down eight of them outside Germany.
Losing Your Innocence Abroad: A Night in Bangkok’s Red Light District
Losing Your Innocence Abroad: A Night in Bangkok’s Red Light District When the request for "no lady boys" went unheeded by Ben Keene's local friend in Bangkok, he ended up seeing much more than he bargained for that night.
How Music Makes the Foreign Familiar
How Music Makes the Foreign Familiar Ben Keene stumbled upon a music festival in Denmark that ended up transporting him back home to Virginia with just a few notes, reminding him that music really is a universal language.