Articles by Bruce Northam

16 Things You Didn’t Know About Armenia

Europe’s Final Frontier—and the cradle of Christianity—is surrounded by Arab countries. It remains Europe’s last undiscovered corner. Not only do most people have no idea…



Savoring Pure Greece

Don’t be afraid to roam out of bounds. There is more to Greece than the image of tourists infesting beaches like locusts from sprawling hotels….


Porto: Northern Portugal’s Heartbeat

The Portuguese word for casual is pronounced caz-oo-wahl. That’s half of what you’ll need to know about Porto. Portugal’s hundreds of miles of Atlantic Ocean…









A Song for the Canadian Rockies

The fabled Canadian Rockies showcase Banff’s majesty for contributor Bruce Northam—and dazzles a New York City starlet. “Public washrooms?” inquires a confused 10-year-old. It’s my…


Q&A: The Calculus of the Galápagos

Veteran guides’ advice—the who, what, when, where—for seeing the “big 15” animals, as curated and then applied by contributor Bruce Northam. Timing an optimum visit…