Place-based writings:




How to Embrace Winter in Quebec City (Shermans Travel)


Hot air balloon landing: Luxor, Egypt. Photo by author.

Hot air ballooning in Luxor, Egypt (Matador Network)

Night Train to Cairo (Blog)


South Bank: London, U.K. Photo by author.

London (Blog)


Kihnu, Estonia. Photo by author.

Kihnu: Not a travel guide (Blog)

Faroe Islands


Why Music Lovers Should Visit the Faroe Islands (Condé Nast Traveler)

Checklist: The Faroe Islands (Paste)

How the Faroe Islands’ First Spirits Company Changed the Country’s Distillation Law (Munchies -VICE)

Tórshavn to Kirkjubøer (Blog)

How to Visit the Faroe Islands on a Budget (Shermans Travel)


Helsinki Train Station. Photo by author.

 Budget Guide to Helsinki (Matador Network)



Tbilisi for Art and Design Lovers (Fodor’s)

4 Reasons to Visit Georgia Now (Paste)

Checking In: A Design-Conscious Boutique in Tbilisi (Shermans Travel)



Checking In: Grenada’s First Ever Sandals Resort (Shermans Travel)



A Photo Tour of Reykjavík’s Street Art (Condé Nast Traveler)

Six Reasons to Visit Iceland in the Winter (Shermans Travel)

Baby it’s Cold Outside , So Take a Dip in Ion’s Lava Spa (HotelChatter)


Visit to the Wall (Blog)



I Was No Tourist (Jezebel)

Reading into the Fate of Lucie Blackman (Matador Network)

The Place You’d Never Know Was There (The Toast)

What type of people work in the Mizu Shobai? (Blog)

The Great Happiness Space (Tits and Sass)

Foreign Fuzoku (Blog)

                                                                                                                 ——- More about Japan


Riga, Latvia. Photo by author.

Riga’s Art Scene (Blog)




Northern Regeneration (Public Art Review)

The Lofoten Islands are Norway’s Answer to Marfa (Condé Nast Traveler)

An Art Festival on Norway’s Arctic Islands Considers How Humans are Changing Them (Hyperallergic)

A Symbolic Wound Takes Place in Norway (Hyperallergic)


Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. Photo by author.

This Remote Scottish Island is Coming Back to Life (BBC Travel)

Is It the End of the Scottish Cringe? (BBC Culture)

Tartan Day: A Great Time to Learn about the Scottish Pattern’s Checkered History (The Guardian)

What to Do in Leith (Condé Nast Traveler)

A Photo Tour of Glasgow’s Murals (Condé Nast Traveler)

Dundee: A New Cultural Capital (Condé Nast Traveler)

10 Foods You Must Try in Scotland (Condé Nast Traveler)

What Not to Do in Edinburgh (Condé Nast Traveler)

How Outlander is Revitalizing Scottish Fashion (Harper’s Bazaar)

Exhuming Edinburgh’s Hidden Stories (Hyperallergic)

At a Glasgow Museum, Local Artists Grapple with National Politics (Hyperallergic)

A New Spirit Obsession is Taking Hold in Scotland (Travel + Leisure)

A Tour of Scotland in Gin Botanicals (Tales of the Cocktail)


Malmo, Sweden. Photo by author.

Why You Should Get Out of Copenhagen and Visit Malmö (Condé Nast Traveler)

In Malmö, Street Art with a Social Conscience (Hyperallergic)

Meet Silvana Imam, the Queer Feminist Rapper who’s Taking on Sweden’s Fascists (Noisey – VICE)

Walking into Ladonia (Matador Network)

Breakdown of a visit to Malmö, Sweden (Matador Network)


Sculpture Park, Nong Khai.

United States of America

— Hawaii

King Kamehameha Day: Honolulu, Hawaii. Photo by author.

King Kamehameha Day: Lei Draping Ceremony (Blog)

Oahu, Hawaii. Photo by author.

Country Circus (Honolulu Weekly)

                                                                                               ——- More about Hawaii


Burlesque Hall of Fame: Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by author.

The Burlesque Hall of Fame 2009 (Blog)

New York

Manhattan. Photo by author.

New York City in Pictures (Blog)

— Ohio

Rockmill Brewery: Lancaster, Ohio. Photo by author.

Rockmill Brewery: Something in the water (Discover Ohio)