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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.

Conde Nast Traveler: Cape Town Black Book

Conde Nast Traveler: Cape Town Black Book

Reporting this one was a lot of fun: for the April issue of Conde Nast Traveler, I put together the ultimate Cape Town guide, tapping in on the expertise of those who know it best to help me out. There are restaurant recs from chef Liam Tomlin, art picks from […]

Food & Wine: Where to Eat in South Africa

Food & Wine: Where to Eat in South Africa

Wondering what’s new on the South African culinary scene? I reported on all the hottest restaurants making waves these days in Cape Town, the Winelands, and Johannesburg. Read all about it here.

Cape Town’s Best Brunches and CBD Hot Spots

Cape Town’s Best Brunches and CBD Hot Spots

I recently contributed to a new travel site out of Australia, Elsewhere by ninemsn. They asked me to share my thoughts on Cape Town’s best brunches, and I happily obliged. I also penned a guide to the city’s rapidly evolving CBD.

As Seen In… Vogue India

As Seen In… Vogue India

Keep an eye out for a familiar face in this month’s Vogue India — that’s me talking about beach cover-ups by South African-Kenyan label Lalesso. Honored to be described as a “stylish Vogue girl,” even if that’s quite a stretch. Read the piece here.

Travel + Leisure: Coolest New Attractions of 2016

Travel + Leisure: Coolest New Attractions of 2016

If you need some travel inspiration this year, check out my Travel + Leisure slideshow of the most buzz-worthy new museums, amusement park rides, historical sites, and more across the globe this year.  

New York Magazine: Uber Drivers Around the World Tell All

New York Magazine: Uber Drivers Around the World Tell All

This one was a fun assignment: New York magazine gave me a budget to take a few Uber rides around Cape Town to interview the drivers, as part of a feature on Uber around the world. The story is a great way to learn about different issues that affect drivers […]