Unfamiliar Land

Issue 1: Atomic Tourism

An abandoned laboratory in the forests of Georgia. An unfinished nuclear plant in Washington. A road trip exploring scientific and military oddities in the southwest desert. Join me in visiting some of the places that define America’s nuclear age.

Issue 1: Atomic Tourism

An abandoned laboratory in the forests of Georgia. An unfinished nuclear plant in Washington. A road trip exploring scientific and military oddities in the southwest desert. Join me in visiting some of the places that define America’s nuclear age.


More Travel Destinations

Heinold’s Saloon

Oakland, CA — Built with lumber from a whaling ship in 1883, Heinold’s First and Last Chance Saloon is famous for being the inspiration for many of Jack London’s stories.

Centennial Light

Livermore, CA — I visited the famous Livermore Centennial Light Bulb, the world's longest-lasting light bulb. The bulb has been burning (almost) continuously in a California fire station for 118 years.

Adalanta Desert

Atlanta, GA — In the basement of a boutique shopping mall in Atlanta, there’s a historical plaque located at an intersection point between the Kcymaerxthaere dimension and our own world.

Old LA Zoo

Los Angeles, CA — A hidden secret in Griffith Park is the old LA Zoo. The zoo opened in 1912 with only fifteen animals, but continued to grow over the next few decades.

Frenchman's Tower

Palo Alto, CA — I imagine the Frenchman’s Tower is an endless source of urban legend for incoming Stanford students. This small, brick building was built in 1875, a few miles from the university’s campus.