World Wanderer (Ibn Battuta's Journey)

Ibn Battuta chronicled the medieval era's great globalizing force: Islam

The Rise of Moderate Islam (Journey / The New Islamists)

The Arab Spring is forcing once extremist groups to soften their political positions

Somalia's Sea Wolves (Journey / Piracy)

For the world, piracy is a major scourge. For Somalia, it's big business

The Making of an Emirate (Journey / Dubai)

It was Western, not Islamic, financial know-how that built Dubai's grandeur

In Pursuit of Romance (Journey / The Sexes)

For young Saudi men and women, dating means staying ahead of the law

The New Great Game (Journey / Central Asia)

The theater is Kazakhstan. The player: China

History on a Plate (Journey / Food)

A taste of Ibn Battuta's world survives in a wheat-and-meat delicacy

Shades of Radicalism (Journey / Kerala)

Kerala has long been India's most open and tolerant state. That's changing

A Voyager for the Ages (Journey / Travelogue)

What Ibn Battuta saw and heard centuries ago still resonates today

One Man's Odyssey (Journey / The Route)

Along with Marco Polo and Zheng He, Ibn Battuta is one of history's great explorers. He set out from his native Tangier in 1325, when he was just 21. By the time he returned home for good almost 30 years later, he had covered some 120,000 km and nearly every part of the Islamic world


India's Leading Export: CEOs (Management)

Multicultural and resource-short, the subcontinent may be the ideal training ground for global bosses