Author: Joe Yogerst

Sipping Commandaria in Cyprus — The World’s First Branded Wine

I swirl the amber nectar around in my mouth and let it slide down my gullet. A bit on the sweet side, with a slight taste of raisin. Actually quite pleasant. Especially when served ice cold on a sweltering afternoon. Which describes almost every day on Cyprus, the Mediterranean island where I’m sipping the wine.

The Vietnam War and My Own Travels

Had another book drop this week — The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History by DK. Quite a departure from the travel-related books that I’ve worked on over the past year. But certainly not my first work on Vietnam. Published jointly with the Smithsonian, the book chronicles America’s military and political involvement in Southeast Asia […]