My Berlin

By Bob Bestor • Photographs Courtesy Bob Bestor Germans we met on our trips to Europe in the late 1970s all seemed to ask if we had “seen Berlin.” As a child of World War II, my newsreel-formed images of the... Read More...

Volkswagen Factory Delivery — 1979

As Saturday Night Live’s Roseanne Roseannadanna so often reminded, “It’s always something. If it ain’t one thing, it’s another.” In 1979 it was Khomeini getting rid of the Shah and Jimmy Carter starting a ph... Read More...

Medical Adventures in Europe and Asia

In 28 years of travel to Germany, Austria and Switzerland to do research for my subscription travel newsletter, my wife, Liz, and I made a few bad choices. But one last-minute decision—checking two pieces of lu... Read More...