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As Seen In… The New York Times

As Seen In… The New York Times

This weekend’s New York Times Travel section includes a full-page feature I reported last August that entailed me chasing flowers around South Africa. You read that right. For one weekend I became a compulsive flower-chaser. To understand why, read the story here. (The piece is accompanied by beautiful flowers courtesy […]

Six Girls, Five Days: A Whirlwind Cape Town Itinerary

Six Girls, Five Days: A Whirlwind Cape Town Itinerary

When my first wave of friends from the U.S. finally visited last month, I was pretty pumped… until they told me their dates. They’d be arriving on a Saturday afternoon and flying out on Friday evening — and they fully intended to include a two- to three-day safari somewhere in […]

10 Things I Love About Cape Town: Anniversary Edition

10 Things I Love About Cape Town: Anniversary Edition

Well that was fast. A year ago today I set foot into my new home in Cape Town to the sweet strains of Shakira’s “It’s Time for Africa” blaring on the speakers, courtesy some of The Husband’s sweet, sneaky relatives. And that was less than a year after my first […]

As Seen In… The New York Times

As Seen In… The New York Times

I have two stories out in the New York Times this weekend – first, my roundup of hot new shops in Mumbai’s Bandra suburb in T magazine, and now this spotlight on my favorite Cape Town neighborhood, Bo-Kaap, for the Travel section. Read it here.  

As Seen In… Travel + Leisure

As Seen In… Travel + Leisure

The last issue I worked on before I left Travel + Leisure last year was the big annual Food Issue, which was always my favorite. Last year, T+L debuted an epic package called Eat Like a Local, filled with more than a hundred insider tips from around the globe. This […]

As Seen In… New York Magazine

As Seen In… New York Magazine

New York magazine’s Spring travel issue comes out this week, and the theme is “town and country” — places where you can experience a city break and a country respite in one shot. I wrote about Cape Town and Paternoster, a sleepy beach town an hour and a half away […]

As Seen In… National Geographic Traveler

As Seen In… National Geographic Traveler

Pick up the April issue of National Geographic Traveler (US edition) to read my piece on the creative revival of Cape Town’s Woodstock neighborhood. Props to whoever came up with the title: A Pot of Design Gold in the Rainbow Nation – love it! Also love the photography, both in […]

As Seen In… New York Times T Magazine

As Seen In… New York Times T Magazine

In the April 13th issue of the New York Times T Magazine, you’ll find a piece I wrote on a spate of new concept shops in Mumbai’s ritzy Bandra neighborhood. Read it online here or in the PDF below. NYT T Magazine Bandra

As Seen In… Getaway

As Seen In… Getaway

In April’s 25th anniversary issue of the South African magazine Getaway, I spotlight six destinations to watch this year: Boston, Chile’s Millahue Valley, Portugal, Bale Mountains National Park in Ethiopia, Fez, and Coorg, India. Getaway 04.14 Six Destinations