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Wall Street Journal: An Insiders’ Guide to Delhi

Wall Street Journal: An Insiders’ Guide to Delhi

I interviewed four high-profile Delhi-ites — author William Dalrymple (my favorite writer), fashion designer Manish Arora (you’ve probably seen his wacky ensembles on the likes of Lady Gaga and Katy Perry), curator Neha Kirpal, and chef Ritu Dalmia — for my latest Wall Street Journal piece, out this weekend. Read […]

As Seen In… Vogue India

As Seen In… Vogue India

Whether you’re looking to fly solo, with your girlfriends, or with your family, I have plenty of trip options to help you plan in the February issue of Vogue India. Read them all here. Vogue India Feb 2015 Travel

New York Times: Varkala, a Low-Key and Cheap Alternative to Goa

New York Times: Varkala, a Low-Key and Cheap Alternative to Goa

For my second turn as the New York Times’ substitute Frugal Traveler, I hit the beaches of Varkala, in the southwest Indian state of Kerala. I found a low-key seaside retreat with plenty of yoga, ayurveda, and surfing — an affordable, chilled-out alternative to the raging raves you always hear […]

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

As Seen In… WSJ Magazine

As Seen In… WSJ Magazine

The glossy WSJ magazine launches its February issue in today’s weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal, and if you get ahold of a copy you’ll find two articles by yours truly inside. The first is a two-page feature on Mumbai’s artsy Kala Ghoda district, beautifully shot by photography team […]

New York Times: Returning to Hyderabad, Once a Land of Princes and Palaces

New York Times: Returning to Hyderabad, Once a Land of Princes and Palaces

If you only read one article I’ve ever written, please let it be this one. My second story in this weekend’s New York Times Travel section (the other one is my Frugal Traveler piece on South Africa’s Route 62) is one that’s very close to my heart: a Personal Journeys […]

New York Times Frugal Traveler: Route 62

New York Times Frugal Traveler: Route 62

I’m one of the travel writers selected to fill in for Seth Kugel as The New York Times’ Frugal Traveler, and in this weekend’s paper you’ll find my first column: a road trip along the Western Cape’s Route 62. It’s filled with quirky spots, artists collectives, great hotels — and […]

Elite Traveler: Cape Town Itineraries

Elite Traveler: Cape Town Itineraries

The über-luxury private-jet magazine Elite Traveler unveils a complete revamp this month, and I’m excited to be a part of the slick new look. I wrote about three possible Cape Town itineraries, depending on if you’re in town for a weekend, a week, or longer. Spend a busy few days […]

Virtuoso Life: Higher Calling

Virtuoso Life: Higher Calling

In the January/February issue of Virtuoso Life, you’ll find a feature I wrote on the otherworldly terrain of Cappadocia, Turkey. Read it here. Virtuoso Life January 2015 Cappadocia