National Geographic Travel: Oaxaca welcomes spirits home with “bread of the dead”

Walking through 20 de Noviembre market in Oaxaca City, I felt the eerie feeling of being watched. It wasn't by somebody, but by some faces embedded in loaves of pan de muerto (bread of the dead). My quest to discover the significance of this bread within Día de Muertos led me to four towns, a … Continue reading National Geographic Travel: Oaxaca welcomes spirits home with “bread of the dead”

VICE: My Uncomfortable Stay in the BDSM Room of a Brazilian Sex Motel

Love motels. They seem weird, don't they? But in Brazil and many countries around the world they're a common sight. When I thought about going to one with my girlfriend Stephanie Foden, I didn't think she'd want to go, let alone do a story on it. But she loved the idea and we tried one … Continue reading VICE: My Uncomfortable Stay in the BDSM Room of a Brazilian Sex Motel

Toronto Star: Quebec’s language watchdog targets store’s use of English on Facebook

I knew when Eva Cooper walked into the Low Down to Hull and Back weekly newspaper's office in Wakefield, Qc with a notice from the OQLF,  it would be a big story. I definitely can't say I was surprised it went viral, but I'm not going to lie, it felt good to be the journalist who … Continue reading Toronto Star: Quebec’s language watchdog targets store’s use of English on Facebook