A roiling volcano in the cruelest desert. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.
Viva Fidel? A long journey to hear Castro speak. THE NEW REPUBLIC.
A feast of the grotesque in the dead of Iceland's winter. VQR.
One day of invisibility in a four-layer burka. BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2013.
How to sleep when the light won't quit? A PUBLIC SPACE.
Portrait of a belly dancer--from Los Angeles. BEST WOMENS' TRAVEL WRITING 2014.
Bracing for fireworks in a fragile, post-conflict moment. WITNESS.
A silver mining town with a not-so-subtle secret. THE INNOCENT ABROAD (LONELY PLANET).
The story of the Cuban Revolution, as told in one woman's kitchen. QUARTERLY WEST.
Driving with Ernest: a journey of no steps. GADLING.
Wandering the largest food warehouse in the hemisphere. GADLING.
To wear or not to wear: the swine flu costume. NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE.
A ghost town under the shadow of an unsolved murder. GADLING.
Santo Venia: private mansion turned public nursing home. NINTH LETTER.
Why so many junk cars in one tiny town? GADLING.
A tangent into palm reading. 20-Something Essays by 20-Something Writers (Random House).
The loner life as the island's expat. GRAPEVINE MAGAZINE.
Sometimes, you just need a holiday from communism. PRAIRIE SCHOONER.
Where are they now? The young cast of my guidebook, five years deeper into adulthood. WASHINGTON POST.COM.
Photo dispatches - Part II. "TINY GLIMPSES OF THE NILE."
Photo dispatches - Part III. "TINY GLIMPSES OF THE NILE."
Photo dispatches - Part IV. "TINY GLIMPSES OF THE NILE."
The hottest--and oddest?--place on earth. GADLING.
Photo dispatches from Cairo. "TINY GLIMPSES OF THE NILE."