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As Seen In… Architectural Digest

As Seen In… Architectural Digest

For my first Architectural Digest story, I interviewed celebrated British architect Thomas Heatherwick when he was in Cape Town last month. He’s the mind behind the design of one of Africa’s most ambitious architectural projects at the moment: the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, which is scheduled to be […]

As Seen In… Mango Juice In-Flight Magazine

As Seen In… Mango Juice In-Flight Magazine

Flying Mango this month? Then look out for my face peeking back at you in the in-flight magazine. Travel writer Sarah Duff was kind enough to spotlight me as Blog of the Month in her column. Check it out here – or if you happen to see it in the […]

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

TripLit: What I Read When I’m On the Fly

TripLit: What I Read When I’m On the Fly

After my iPhone, my Kindle is probably my most indispensable travel accessory. I was a grudging late adopter — I mean come on, who doesn’t love the smell of a nice tangible book and the feel of coarse pages between your fingertips? — but it’s definitely changed the way I […]

What Do Locals Love About Cape Town?

What Do Locals Love About Cape Town?

You know those people you meet just once and immediately feel like you could be friends? Annie Fitzsimmons was one of those people for me. National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Urban Insider blogger, Annie is a great travel writer and industry expert who also happens to be super cute and fun. […]

Cape Town Goes Bollywood

Cape Town Goes Bollywood

Getting photobombed my Jaaved Jaaferi on my first time on a Bollywood set — not bad. Bollywood is no stranger to Cape Town — plenty of movies like Aashiqui 2, Welcome, Cocktail, and Andaaz took advantage of the Mother City’s mountains, oceans, and otherworldly sunsets. But more often than not, […]

As Seen In… Conde Nast Traveler

As Seen In… Conde Nast Traveler

Two new pieces for the U.S. edition of Conde Nast Traveler. For the June issue, I have an item on Sydney’s hippest up-and-coming nabe — watch out for Chippendale, it’s heating up with buzzy restaurants and a chic new hotel. Conde Nast Traveler June 2015 Sydney Meanwhile, I stayed close […]

I’m Back! + The Perfect Cape Town Weekend

I’m Back! + The Perfect Cape Town Weekend

I’m back, y’all! After a two-month spell gallivanting across various hemispheres (Boston, New York, Orlando, San Diego, LA,  and swaths of Australia) in a bureaucratic exile of sorts as I renewed my South African residence visa (you’ll be hearing more about that ordeal soon), I’m finally back home with a […]

Bon Appetit: Babylonstoren

Bon Appetit: Babylonstoren

It’s no secret that Babylonstoren, a lovely farm resort in the Cape Winelands, is one of my favorite places in South Africa. So I’m thrilled that my first piece for food bible Bon Appetit is a beautifully shot piece on the retreat for the May food issue. It’s also accompanied […]