Mekita Rivas is a multiracial writer and editor based in Washington, D.C. In addition to Greatist, her work has been featured in Bustle, GOOD, Racked, Teen Vogue, and others. When not at the gym, Mekita can be found binge-watching documentaries and developing her wine palette. A chronic wanderluster, she is constantly planning her next great escape. Keep up with Mekita on Twitter and Instagram.