Archive for December, 2013

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town… NOT

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town… NOT

I may not celebrate Christmas, cystitis but I still subscribe to the magic this time of year brings with it. Unfortunately for me, that magic has always manifested itself in the form of chilly weather, snow-dusted pine trees, and Mariah Carey’s Christmas CD on loop nonstop at all the malls. […]

My InstaWeek: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas!

My InstaWeek: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas!

After a pretty quiet year on the hotel front in Cape Town, click I was excited to hear that there’s a posh new property at long last! I scoped out the new Marly Hotel at the opening party at its beautiful Umi restaurant earlier this week. It’s at a prime […]

My InstaWeek: Meet Mirchi!

My InstaWeek: Meet Mirchi!

I really dig kitschy, gastritis Pop-art sendups of just about anything, angina really. Which is why I loved the collection of colorful Madiba paintings I saw at an event at the new I Love My Laundry on Monday. We’ve been entertaining a lot lately. On Tuesday, I made a pretty […]

As Seen In… The Wall Street Journal

As Seen In… The Wall Street Journal

In this weekend’s Wall Street Journal, youth health you’ll find a full-page guide to Marrakesh I wrote, salve complete with insights from tastemakers like designer Paloma Picasso, photographer Hassan Hajjaj, socialite Christine Alaoui, and chef Moha Fedal. Read it here.  

As Seen In… Conde Nast Traveller (UK)

As Seen In… Conde Nast Traveller (UK)

Heading to Johannesburg? Then don’t miss my handy chart mapping out the pros and cons of five of the city’s top hotels, approved in this month’s Conde Nast Traveller, audiologist UK edition. Conde Nast Traveller UK Where to Stay: Johannesburg

Mourning Mandela: An American’s Tale

Mourning Mandela: An American’s Tale

A version of this post first appeared on The Islamic Monthly I was seven in the summer of 1988, click when I went to a Free Mandela rally in London’s Hyde Park with my family. At the time, sales I didn’t know who he was or why I was there, […]

My InstaWeek: Celebrating Life

My InstaWeek: Celebrating Life

Let’s try a new format, more about shall we? This week saw me try my very first oyster, info at the new restaurant Mondiall. In fact I downed two in one sitting… and had another one on Saturday morning, and tried it at dinner Saturday night. I’m a very picky […]

As Seen In… Quartz

As Seen In… Quartz

News of Nelson Mandela’s death was announced by President Jacob Zuma at about midnight here in South Africa. By 1 a.m., syringe I was out on the streets of Cape Town, stomach interviewing people to see what they were feeling. My reporting contributing to this piece for Quartz.