From hitching a ride on a Bahamian mailboat to chronicling what legal prostitution looks like in the Dominican Republic, Alexandra is always on the hunt for her next longform article. In addition to her gonzo journalist adventures that has found her trailing one percenter motorcycle gangs in the Middle East, she spent two years chronicling the hurdles that Hamptons farmers face in one of the most expensive zip codes in the country. 

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Pride in the Arab World

After the Beirut Pride Week organizer was detained by authorities, this feature magazine story investigates what it means to be LGTBQ+ in Lebanon. Playboy Magazine, June 2018.

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Amman’s Female Street Artist Revolution

Street art is newer to Jordan than the rest of the Arab world, but artists are making its capital their canvas. The National, July 2018.


Tinder in the Hamptons Is Like Nothing You’d Expect

On its sixth birthday, Tinder’s courting a new audience: the over 60 set. For retirees, windows and yes, some sugar daddies, the app gives them the opportunity to bounce back to dating. Playboy, May 2018.


Can the Shinnecock Nation Save their Fishing Rights?

The New York tribe has repeatedly faced state laws encroaching on their economic and food sovereignty. Now they’re fighting back. Civil Eats, March 2018.


How To Save Money When You Visit Denver's Recreational Weed Dispensaries

A guide to legal marijuana in the Mile High City. Forbes, February 2018.

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Meet the Middle East’s Battle Rap Gods

As Arabic battle rap leagues boom all over the region, Lebanon’s become the de-facto hub for free speech, expression and some serious burns. Roads and Kingdoms, March 2018.


Inside Beirut’s Best Manakeesh Shop

Started during the Civil War, Faysal’s bakery in Hamra remains one of the best in Lebanon. In a country where the only thing more important than politics is the food, that’s saying a lot. Extra Crispy, November 2018.


To Uncover the Heart of Beirut, Take a Walk with this Local

After a four-year hiatus, Ronnie Chatah is back with his beloved walking tour. AFAR, March 2018.

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The Secrets of Sex Tourism in the Caribbean

The Dominican Republic is one of the biggest sex tourism destinations in the world, and yet they boast some of the lowest STD/HIV rates in the Caribbean. Speaking with sex workers and industry advocates, Playboy investigates. Playboy, May 2018.

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Tagging the World with Calligraphy and Hope

Catching up with legendary French-Tunisian artist eL Seed about the calligraffiti movement, street art and neoimperialism. Playboy, November 2017.

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Showcasing Lebanese Culture in a Sri Lanka Surf Village

The only thing not Lebanese about the Hummus bar is it’s tropical location. The National, May 2018.