Janna Zinzi

Janna Zinzi

Travel, culture, lifestyle writer.

I write for women with a focus on travel, arts, culture, health, sexuality and spirituality.

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Island Soul Food

"Da Kitchen" is a Maui institution! I spoke with the owners for "Griots Republic" about their inspiration for creating an island soul food restaurant and learned about their entrepreneurial journey.

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'Baby Dolls' Breaking Sexual Barriers and a New Orleans Second-Line

On the eve of New Orleans Jazz Fest, our beloved Prince passed away. I attended a second line in his honor with thousands of locals and tourists. There are many connections between Prince and New Orleans culture that became apparent during that experience. Here they are.

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Surviving Trump: Black Women Strengthen Coalitions, Practice ...

I interviewed Black women social justice leaders from across the country after the election of Trump to learn how they are fighting for our civil rights and caring for their communities.

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Meet 5 Savvy Entrepreneurs of Isla Mujeres

Only a few decades ago, Isla Mujeres was a sleepy fishing village, but now it boasts a bustling tourism scene and offers opportunities for anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit to start anew. Meet five such women who did just that....

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Integratron & Bathing in Sound

Sometimes you just need to get your chakras aligned and clear out some energy, right? Well if you’re in Southern California and can’t make it to Sedona, you can get some proper energy vortex action at the Integratron in the Yucca Valley. Visitors flock here to experience the hour long healing sound bath which the site accurately calls “kindergarten naptime for adults.”

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One Night in Paris…Las Vegas

What happens when you and your sisterfriend road trip from LA to Vegas for 24 hours to see an Anderson .Paak show? Read and find out.

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Amber Rose's 'Slutwalk' Was a Good Thing - Rewire

Amber Rose faced a lot of criticism for her "Slutwalk" in Los Angeles. As a participant and performer, I tell you why we need more celebrities like her promoting healthy sexuality and engaging in activist work.

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Guns N’ Roses, Sexual Awakening and Dodgers Stadium – Medium

My inner tween dream was fulfilled: I saw Guns N' Roses live in concert. Twice. In Los Angeles, their hometown. Check out my review of both shows and what became clear about their music once I experienced it live.

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Viva La Vida: Frida Kahlo, Fierce Woman | The Green Feminine ...

Viva La Vida: Frida Kahlo, Fierce Woman | The Green...

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Portland, City of Roses | The Green Feminine Hygiene Queen

Portland, City of Roses | The Green Feminine Hygie...


Social Media and the End of Gender?

Social Media and the End of Gender?

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What's So Terrible About Calling Vaginas "Yonis?" | Alternet

What's So Terrible About Calling Vaginas "Yonis?" |...


Your Voice Matters: What I Learned Before Having Fibroid Surgery ...

Your Voice Matters: What I Learned Before Having Fi...