DANAKIL, ETHIOPIA.
DANAKIL, ETHIOPIA.

A roiling volcano in the cruelest desert. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.

HAVANA, CUBA.
HAVANA, CUBA.

Viva Fidel? A long journey to hear Castro speak. THE NEW REPUBLIC.

Kirkjub├Žjarklaustur, Iceland
Kirkjub├Žjarklaustur, Iceland

A feast of the grotesque in the dead of Iceland's winter. VQR.

CAIRO, EGYPT
CAIRO, EGYPT

One day of invisibility in a four-layer burka. BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2013.

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND.
REYKJAVIK, ICELAND.

How to sleep when the light won't quit? A PUBLIC SPACE.

CAIRO, EGYPT.
CAIRO, EGYPT.

Portrait of a belly dancer--from Los Angeles. BEST WOMENS' TRAVEL WRITING 2014.

MONROVIA, LIBERIA.
MONROVIA, LIBERIA.

Bracing for fireworks in a fragile, post-conflict moment. WITNESS.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

Five tense days in a baffling epidemic.  WITNESS.

BATOPILAS, MEXICO.
BATOPILAS, MEXICO.

A silver mining town with a not-so-subtle secret. THE INNOCENT ABROAD (LONELY PLANET).

HAVANA, CUBA
HAVANA, CUBA

The story of the Cuban Revolution, as told in one woman's kitchen. QUARTERLY WEST.

MONROVIA, LIBERIA.
MONROVIA, LIBERIA.

Driving with Ernest: a journey of no steps. GADLING.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

Wandering the largest food warehouse in the hemisphere. GADLING.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

To wear or not to wear: the swine flu costume. NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE.

STEINS, NEW MEXICO.
STEINS, NEW MEXICO.

A ghost town under the shadow of an unsolved murder. GADLING.

HAVANA, CUBA.
HAVANA, CUBA.

Santo Venia: private mansion turned public nursing home. NINTH LETTER.

CLEVELAND, NEW MEXICO
CLEVELAND, NEW MEXICO

Why so many junk cars in one tiny town? GADLING.

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN.
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN.

A tangent into palm reading. 20-Something Essays by 20-Something Writers (Random House).

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND.
REYKJAVIK, ICELAND.

The loner life as the island's expat. GRAPEVINE MAGAZINE.

BEJUCAL, CUBA.
BEJUCAL, CUBA.

Sometimes, you just need a holiday from communism. PRAIRIE SCHOONER.

BUFFALO, NY.
BUFFALO, NY.

Under the skin of a chronic blusher. THE KENYON REVIEW.

DELAYING THE REAL WORLD.
DELAYING THE REAL WORLD.

Where are they now? The young cast of my guidebook, five years deeper into adulthood. WASHINGTON POST.COM.

BEJUCAL, CUBA.
BEJUCAL, CUBA.

A child as old and irreverent as the Cuban Revolucion. THE GETTYSBURG REVIEW.

DOKKI, EGYPT.
DOKKI, EGYPT.

Photo dispatches - Part II. "TINY GLIMPSES OF THE NILE."

CAIRO, EGYPT.
CAIRO, EGYPT.

Photo dispatches - Part III. "TINY GLIMPSES OF THE NILE."

CAIRO, EGYPT.
CAIRO, EGYPT.

Photo dispatches - Part IV. "TINY GLIMPSES OF THE NILE."

DANAKIL, ETHIOPIA.
DANAKIL, ETHIOPIA.

The hottest--and oddest?--place on earth. GADLING.

DOKKI, EGYPT.
DOKKI, EGYPT.

Photo dispatches from Cairo. "TINY GLIMPSES OF THE NILE."

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