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Surface: Outside the Box

Surface: Outside the Box

If you’re in Joburg anytime soon, you HAVE to go to 27 Boxes β€” it’s a funky new shopping center constructed entirely from shipping containers, each of which is inhabited by different burgeoning designers you really should get to know. For the February issue of Surface magazine, I interviewed Arthur […]

New York Times: A Namibian Road Trip

New York Times: A Namibian Road Trip

My latest New York Times story also marks a milestone for me: it’s my first feature on the cover of their travel section. I recount a seven-day, 1,500-mile road trip across Namibia with four of my friends through a series of lessons we learned along the way. Read it here. […]

New York Post: Africa on Sale

New York Post: Africa on Sale

Looking for reasons to visit South Africa? How about seven reasons? I wrote about seven excellent reasons to get here ASAP, to take advantage of the country’s depreciating currency. Read them all here.

Robb Report 2016 Top Destinations: Namibia, Winelands

Robb Report 2016 Top Destinations: Namibia, Winelands

Wondering where you should be booking a flight for this year? Robb Report has a great 2016 list, with two contributions from me: Namibia and the Cape Winelands. Read the full list here. Also in the issue: my writeup on Mozambique’s new AndBeyond Benguerra Island lodge.

Conde Nast Traveller UK: Personal Space

Conde Nast Traveller UK: Personal Space

Want to head to a beachy destination and feel like you have the whole place to yourself? Like, really all to yourself? I wrote about a trio of brand-new private island resorts in Madagascar, Indonesia, and Cambodia for the January issue of Conde Nast Traveller.

#InLoveWithAfrica: Falling Hard for Fez, A City With Soul

#InLoveWithAfrica: Falling Hard for Fez, A City With Soul

I’ve been to Morocco twice, and both times I was less enamored with Marrakech, which I assumed would be my favorite, but utterly mesmerized by Fez. AFK Travel asked me to put my feelings for the city to words for their #InLoveWithAfrica series, and I was happy to try to […]

Surface: Sydney’s (New) Old Clare Hotel

Surface: Sydney’s (New) Old Clare Hotel

I was recently named a contributing editor for the super-cool design magazine Surface, and for this month’s issue I wrote about Sydney’s hip new Old Clare Hotel, in the booming Chippendale district. Read it here, along with a hilarious bio senior editor Charles Curkin wrote for me.

Cape Town After Dark: Travel + Leisure

Cape Town After Dark: Travel + Leisure

Wondering where Capetonians like to spend a night on the town? The December issue of Travel + Leisure (how awesome is that cover, btw?) has a global nightlife feature, and I contributed a page on the hottest new spots in the heart of the city. Read it here.

New York Times: 36 Hours in Adelaide

New York Times: 36 Hours in Adelaide

My latest contribution to the New York Times’ popular “36 Hours” series: a guide to spending a weekend in the lovely city of Adelaide, Australia. Read it in this weekend’s Travel section or find it online now. I was also interviewed by a local Adelaide site on how the story […]