Some former prisons now cater to haunted-house enthusiasts and people who believe in the paranormal.
On this episode of Daily VICE we meet up with the hosts behind VICE Does America to talk about their epic road trip across the United States.
The USA is seen as a country of opportunities, but in many cases, in order to achieve your dreams, you have to sacrifice a lot. I often ask myself whether or not all of that sacrifice was worth it.
When you're black you don't have the luxury of even feigning colorblindness, because America always has a way of reminding you who you are.
I could never let Islamophobia stop me from seeing my country. At the end of the day, I'm an American. If I don't go out and confront the ignorance that tries to take that identity away from me, I'm letting it win.
The Wigwam Motel, an old Route 66 roadside motel comprised of 20 tipis, shows that roadside Americana is not long for this world.
Being arrested is never great, but it's even worse when you've paid for a flight to be there.
The sharing economy is a thing of beauty and a thing of horror.
We went through Yelp reviews around the country to find the beaches that made Americans the angriest.
After a chance encounter with a Black Panther, my father embarked on the adventure of his life—an adventure that led him as if by fate to my mother.
A travel hacker explains how to turn $49 cash into a $500 hotel room and how to book an international flight for free.
Watch the trailer for our new VICELAND show that follows VICE employees Abdullah Saeed, Wilbert L. Cooper, and Martina de Alba as they drive through the heart of America to find out what the hell is going on in the run up to the 2016 election.
Your body is a thing of beauty that will not be improved by a picture or a dreamcatcher or your name misspelled in Cantonese.
They go to the best universities in their home countries. But in America, they're just "the help."
The annual tradition is supposed to relinquish the babies' sins and protect them from all kinds of ailments—especially hernias.
Thanks to rampant poaching, Jamaica's crocodiles are facing extinction—but not if Lawrence Henriques has anything to say about it.
Mapping out the international relaxation industry.
Some came back to the mountain out of love, others out of economic necessity.
In 1971, just after returning to boxing and losing to Joe Frazier and just before his case went to the Supreme Court, Muhammad Ali picked up an unsuspecting 19-year-old thumbing a ride in Chicago.
In the middle of the ayahuasca industry boom, we wanted to find out what life's been like for one of the local shamans using the mind-bending medicine to heal people.
Photographer Rebecca Rütten discovered a hidden backpacker's paradise—only this one has less heavily armed pot farmers and more pigs on the beach.
The treasures were hidden in 1981 by publisher Byron Preiss, as part of his plan to promote his new book, The Secret. So far, only two of the 12 treasures have been recovered.
There's been a 61 percent decrease in marriage in Argentina. Worried they'll never experience a proper wedding party, young Argentinians are now paying to go to the closest thing they'll ever get.
Thousands of Chinese entrepreneurs poured into Uganda following a trail of billions of dollars in state-led investment. Mukwano Mall is their self-sustaining universe.