Once introduced as a hippie journalist who believes a dance party can solve any problem. Reporting from Pakistan, Mississippi, Arkansas and Standing Rock. Mostly at VICE. Feminist. Travel notes & photography from Iceland, Mexico, Italy & around. Sometimes talking about music & stuff that would interest Gen-X -cusp- millennials.

Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos is a collection of 40 Caribbean islands, 8 of which are inhabited. It's a British territory, which means lots of celeb Brits have homes there, and on the most touristy island of Provo, everything is ridiculously expensive. But maybe it's worth it, because everything is also ridiculously pretty?

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Pictures from Standing Rock

 On December 4, 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would not grant an easement to allow the 1,172 mile long Dakota Access Pipeline to be completed until a thorough environmental impact survey was conducted. Water protectors celebrated with drumming, song, prayer and fireworks.

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Iceland: Reykjavik Arts Festival and clubbing

 You wander through woods, coming first to a small fishing boat lined with hay and fur that you curl up inside (it's so cozy and sweet-smelling), listening to birdsong. You leave reluctantly and stumble upon a hut. Inside the hut, you smell and hear fire and burning sage, but it's nearly pitch black. As your eyes adjust, you see a woman swathed in cloth, but for her eyes. 

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Iceland: Akranes and Reykjavik

We had a late lunch at Kaffi Vinyl, the city's only all-vegan restaurant, which is also a coffee shop (people seem comfy hanging for a bit and bringing their dogs) and a record store. We were lucky enough to be in town for the Reykjavik Art Festival, so afterwards we hit up The Nordic House for The Weather Diaries opening.  

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