Filmmaker Ken Burns on America’s National Parks

The documentarian sees climate change as an existential threat to places like Glacier National Park. Getty Images The filmmaker, who directed the award-winning 2009 PBS documentary The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, talks about the political and spiritual underpinnings of the park system.    What prompted you to make your series about the national parks? This […]

Best Barbados Beaches

Tucked in the southern corner of the Lesser Antilles, Barbados is the Caribbean’s easternmost island. Its different coasts offer beaches that range from powdery sand and cerulean waters of the Caribbean to the perfect swells of the eastern Atlantic coast. Sequestered from the luxury resorts, the rugged Atlantic coast is where surfers and naturalists flock. […]