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Saveur: Eating Bunny Chow in Durban

Saveur: Eating Bunny Chow in Durban

Saveur is one of my favorite magazines — they do such a great job of covering food and travel in a lush, literary way — and I wrote this 10-page feature on Durban’s Indian food for its Origins issue, on stands now. The issue dives into the history of beloved […]

Amuse: Block Parties, Beaches, and Braai in Cape Town

Amuse: Block Parties, Beaches, and Braai in Cape Town

Another week, another Cape Town guide – this one for UK lifestyle site Amuse. Check out that gorgeous picture of Table Mountain! Read it here.

Travel + Leisure: Cape Town Guide

Travel + Leisure: Cape Town Guide

I know, I know: How many guides to Cape Town can one person possibly write? This one for Travel + Leisure is one of the most comprehensive, though, a searchable collection of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, activities, and more. It also comes in app form so you can have it […]

As Seen In… Virtuoso Life

As Seen In… Virtuoso Life

My Cape Town insider’s guide — featuring tips on what to see/do/eat from GMs at some of the city’s top hotels — is the cover story for this month’s Virtuoso Life. Read it here.

As Seen In… Vogue

As Seen In… Vogue

After writing for Vogue India for years, I finally have my first story for the US edition of Vogue this month! I reported on Jalakara, a stylish new boutique hotel in India’s Andaman islands. Read it below.

Eater.com: The 18 Essential Cape Town Restaurants

Eater.com: The 18 Essential Cape Town Restaurants

Considering how well I document my gluttony on social media, people are constantly asking me what to eat and where to eat it in Cape Town. I finally have the ultimate list for you, courtesy food bible Eater.com: they asked me to compile a list of Cape Town’s 18 essential […]

New York Times: In Ancient Athens, a Most Modern Hotel

New York Times: In Ancient Athens, a Most Modern Hotel

In this weekend’s New York Times: my review of AthensWas, an ultra-modern new boutique hotel in the heart of the historic Plaka district. Definitely worth staying in if you’re in the city. Read more here.  

New York Times: 36 Hours in Hyderabad

New York Times: 36 Hours in Hyderabad

I wish this piece had come out last week when I was actually in Hyderabad, but that’s OK. In this weekend’s New York Times Travel section you’ll find my guide on what to see, do, and eat in a whirlwind 36-hour stay in one of my hometowns. If you can’t […]

As Seen On… Mela

As Seen On… Mela

I made my South African TV debut today with a spot on the show Mela on SABC3. I had a blast showing the lovely Carishma Basday (a fellow curly girl!) around some of my favorite spots in the Cape Town CBD. Watch it here.