In: Field Correspondent
Unprecedented, yes and no
I wrote my friend Poemoana Teri’inohora’i in Tahiti the other day. Because of Covid-19, I will not see her this year,...
Women’s History Month
It was an honour to be part of Women’s History Month this year along with 30 other women who were profiled...
National Geographic Russia: How women live in Chukotka
Here is a story I wrote for National Geographic Russia. This story appeared both on-line and in the printed magazine in...
National Geographic: A fading culture adapts to the changing times
Here is Meet the North’s next National Geographic story. With each new border and political shift, the indigenous women of Chukotka, Russia...
A word from our sponsor …
Lindblad Expeditions has been my main sponsor since 2015. Sometimes they ask Eric Guth and me to share some stories and...
South to the South Pacific
The title says it all! This June, a new chapter of my cultural storytelling begins in French Polynesia (insert endless exclamation...
BBC Travel: Iceland and Nunavut
Photographer Eric Guth and I have been working with the BBC to showcase some of the stories from Meet the North and our travels. We're happy to present these features from BBC Travel.
Meet the North goes live!
My latest project, Meet the North, is up and running, and I'm running with it. In the past two months, I've reported from Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Iceland and Nunavut. I leave for Greenland very soon and will be back to Iceland in September.
Globe and Mail: Sacred Waters
"To truly understand the wonders of Cambodia's Angkor Wat, follow the river that shaped its history" My first journey to Cambodia had some twists and turns. My mission to follow the sacred rivers of Angkor from their source to their mouth became this feature story for the Globe and Mail.
Tips for Travelers: Katherine Breen and Eric McNair-Landry
I'm asking people of the north this question: You meet someone who is traveling to the north for the first time. What advice do you have for them? This time I talked to Katherine Breen and Eric McNair-Landry
Follow the Fish
I'm a Field Correspondent with an Arctic mission, but before I head north I'm looking around home for connections to the higher latitudes. . . By the time I saw Lycodes paamiuti, an obscure fish dragged from the Arctic Ocean, it had been reduced to a droplet of clear liquid at the bottom of a plastic vial. I was at the finish line of a relay that had started far, far away.
Tips for Travelers: Richard van Camp
Four million people live above the Arctic Circle and many more make up the world's northern cultures. For those of us who are travelers, visitors or guests, going north may feel like a trip into the unknown. Perhaps you are wondering how to prepare for life way up there. I asked Richard van Camp.
Where I’m from, where I’m going
I have a new assignment in 2015 as the Field Correspondent for Lindblad Expeditions in partnership with National Geographic. As I get ready to head north later this spring, I've written an introduction to me, to the project and to my hopes and dreams for the year.