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Namibia Road Trip Goes for the Gold!

Namibia Road Trip Goes for the Gold!

Woke up to some good news from China today: my Namibia road trip feature for the New York Times earlier this year just won Gold in the 2016 Society of American Travel Writers Foundation Lowell Thomas Awards, search in the category of Foreign Travel.

Architectural Digest: Discover South Africa’s Under-the-Radar Wine Destination: Franschhoek

Architectural Digest: Discover South Africa’s Under-the-Radar Wine Destination: Franschhoek

I recently spent a weekend in beautiful Franschhoek, in the heart of South Africa’s Winelands region, to report on all the latest happenings there for Architectural Digest.

Turkish Airlines Skylife: The Colorful Face of Durban

Turkish Airlines Skylife: The Colorful Face of Durban

Flying Turkish Airlines this month? Then make sure you check your seatback pocket — I wrote the cover story, healing an eight-page spread on Durban.

New York Times: 36 Hours in Mumbai

New York Times: 36 Hours in Mumbai

I spent a few days running all over Mumbai with my family earlier this year, and I narrowed down the highlights into this quick-and-dirty guide to spending 36 Hours in the city locals still insist on calling Bombay. Read it in this weekend’s New York Times.    

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, no rx 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.