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Some of my more recent articles, focusing on my travel stories — see more of my portfolio over here, covering everything from fashion to film to social issues and beyond.

Architectural Digest, October 14, 2016: Discover South Africa’s Under-the-Radar Wine Destination: Franschhoek

New York Times, October 9, 2016: 36 Hours in Mumbai

Saveur, October-November 2016: Eating Bunny Chow in Durban

Turkish Airlines Skylife, October 2016: The Colorful Face of Durban

Travel + Leisure, September 2016: Cape Town Travel Guide

Afar, September/October 2016: Exit Through the Gift Shop

Amuse, September 2016: Block Parties, Beaches, and Braai in Cape Town

Virtuoso Life, July/August 2016: Insider’s Cape Town

Vogue, June 2016: Shore Thing, May 25, 2016: The 18 Essential Cape Town Restaurants

J.Crew, May 2016: Travel Notes: Cape Town

New York Times, May 1, 2016: In Ancient Athens, a Most Modern Hotel

New York Times, April 7, 2016: 36 Hours in Hyderabad

Mela, April 3, 2016: A few of my favorite spots around Cape Town [TV]

Conde Nast Traveler, April 2016: Cape Town Black Book

Conde Nast Traveler, April 2016: Hotel As Muse: Taj Falaknuma Palace

Food & Wine,  April 2016: Where to Eat in South Africa

C California Style, April 2016: Parks and Recreation

Conde Nast Traveler, March 2016: Get Out of (Cape) Town

Centurion Magazine, Spring 2016: The Motliest Market

Conrad, March 2016: Conrad Pezula 1/3/5

Travel + Leisure, March 11, 2016: The Coolest New Attractions of 2016

Vogue India, March 2016: People Are Talking About

New York Magazine, March 7, 2016: Uber Drivers Around the World Tell All

Elsewhere by ninemsn, March 2016: First Time in Cape Town? A Guide to the Quick-Changing CBD

Elsewhere by ninemsn, March 2016: Cape Town, Rivaling Australia for Best Brunches?

Conde Nast Traveller Middle East, February 2016: Shopping in Cape Town

Surface, February 2016: Outside the Box

Travel + Leisure, February 9, 2016: Could an Oil-Drilling Ban Save Virunga’s Gorillas?

New York Post, February 2, 2016: Africa on Sale

Guardian, February 2016: South Africa’s Coolest Cafes

Guardian, February 2016: South Africa’s Best Bars

C Weddings, Spring 2016: Sand Castles

New York Times, January 31, 2016: 7 Days, 1,500 Miles in Namibia

Robb Report, January 2016: The Top 21 Destinations for 2016 [Cape Winelands; Namibia]

Robb Report, January 2016: Taking Flight

Conde Nast Traveller Middle East, January 2016: Where to Go in 2016 [Botswana]

Conde Nast Traveller UK, January 2016: Personal Space

Conde Nast Traveller UK, January 2016: Digs of the Week: Royal Malewane

Travel + Leisure, December 2015: Downtown Cape Town Is Loosening Its Tie

Travel + Leisure, December 2015: Places to Go in 2016 [Andaman Islands, India; Zanzibar, Tanzania]

Surface, December-January 2015/2016: True Grit

AFK Travel, #InLoveWithAfrica: Falling Hard for Fez, a City With Soul

New York Times, November 29, 2015: 36 Hours in Adelaide

New York Times, November 22, 2015: In Melbourne, a Colorful and Quirky Retreat

Conde Nast Traveller UK, November 2015: Shopping in Cape Town

Conde Nast Traveller UK, November 2015: Swish and Chips [Chippendale, Sydney]

Travel + Leisure, November 10, 2015: A Cape Town Weekend on $25 a Day

New York Times, October 25, 2015: 13 Curry Stops, 5 Days, in Durban

New York Times, October 25, 2015: 36 Hours in Cape Town

Travel + Leisure, October 25, 2015: Our Favorite Local Bakeries Around the World

WSJ Magazine, October 2015: Top Block: Mehar Chand Market

Conde Nast Traveler, October 2015: In Athens, You Should Stay Awhile

Town & Country Travel, Fall/Winter 2015: In Living Color

Vogue India, October 2015: On the Global Map

Conde Nast Traveller India, October 2015: Where to Shop in Cape Town

Conde Nast Traveller India, October 2015: Which Vineyard in South Africa Is for You?

Brides, October 2015: Bucket-List Beaches

Surface, October 2015: Raw Hideaway

Travel + Leisure, October 30, 2015:  Cape Town’s Tintswalo Hotel Reopens After Fire

New York Magazine, October 21, 2015: Winter Travel 2015: Delhi

Indagare, October 15, 2015: Cape Town Update – What to Know Now

Conde Nast Traveler, October 2015: How to Beat the Crowds in Botswana’s Okavango Delta

Travel + Leisure, Cape Town’s Best Walking Tours

Vogue India, September 2015: Cape of Good Hope

Surface, September 2015: Bone Yard

Travel + Leisure, September 16, 2015: Why Zambia Should Be Your Next Safari Destination

Travel + Leisure, July 27, 2015: Cape Town’s Bree Street Is a Gastronomic Hot Spot

New York Times, July 19, 2015: In Estonia, a Hotel Keeps Its Promise

New York Times, July 12, 2015: 36 Hours in Vilnius, Lithuania

Travel + Leisure, July 2015: Why Durban Is South Africa’s Next Destination

Travel + Leisure, July 2015: View Restaurant Heats Up Johannesburg Dining Scene

Travel + Leisure, July 2015: Cape Town Is Offering Crazy Dining Deals Right Now

Travel + Leisure, June 2015: First Look: AndBeyond Benguerra Island

Architectural Digest, June 2015: Museum Quality

Conde Nast Traveler US, June 2015: Next Up – Chippendale

Iberia Excelente, June/July 2015: Surf City [Muizenberg]

Conde Nast Traveler US, May 2015: Made Here, Buy Here – What You Can’t Leave Cape Town Without

Bon Appetit, May 2015: Eat, Drink, and Garden Your Heart Out at Babylonstoren

Conde Nast Traveller UK, April 2015: Where to Stay in Cape Town

Miss Vogue, April 2015: #Summer2015: Girls’ Trip 101

Vogue India, April 2015: Go Surfing in Buzios

Robb Report, April 2015: Pink Palace [Four Seasons Westcliff]

WSJ Magazine, March 2015: Karakoy – Istanbul’s Hippest Hood

Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2015: An Insider’s Guide to Delhi, India

Travel + Leisure, February 25, 2015: Tracking the Palatial Offerings of the Middle East’s Newest Hotels

New York Times, February 19, 2015: In South India, a Low-Key and Cheap Alternative to Goa

WSJ Magazine, February 2015: Kala Ghoda, Mumbai: India’s Emerging Art District

WSJ Magazine, February 2015: Bree Street: Cape Town’s Hippest Block

Vogue India, February 2015: Sisterhood of the Travelling Bags

Forbes, February 2015: Buzios is the Hamptons’ Sexy Brazilian Twin

New York Times, January 25, 2015: Returning to Hyderabad, Once a Land of Princes and Palaces

New York Times, January 25, 2015: Fine-Art Landscapes for Postcard Prices [Frugal Traveler]

New York Times, January 11, 2015: 52 Places to Go in 2015 [Durban, no. 7; Tanzania, no. 17; Oman, no. 20]

Travel + Leisure, January 2015: World’s Coolest New Tourist Attractions 2015

Endless Vacation, The Winelands of South Africa

Elite Traveler, January-February 2015: A Place to Stay A While

Virtuoso Life, January-February 2015: Higher Calling

British Airways The Club magazine, January 2015: Cape Town, Six Reasons to Stay On

Sunday Times Travel Magazine (UK), January 2015: Total Guide, Johannesburg

New York Times, November 30, 2014: Restaurant Report – La Parada in Cape Town

Travel + Leisure, November 2014: Affordable Safaris

Conde Nast Traveller UK, November 2014: Off the Wall

Food & Wine, November 2014: Cape Town’s Best Date Spots

Food & Wine, November 2014: Cape Town’s Best Restaurants for Groups

Food & Wine, November 2014: Cape Town’s Best Hangover Cures

Food & Wine, November 2014: Cape Town’s Best Birthday Bars

Travel + Leisure, October 2014: Our Definitive Guide to Mumbai

Fathom, September 2014: Meet the Traveler: Sarah Khan

Vogue India, September 2014: Where Do We Go?

Vogue India, September 2014: What’s the Word?

The Independent, September 21, 2014: Satyagraha House, Johannesburg: B&B and Beyond

The Independent, September 13, 2014: 48 Hours in Istanbul

Fathom September 2014: Buzios is the Hamptons’ Sexy Brazilian Twin

Fathom, September 2014: Paraty, You Had Me Even in the Rain

Saveur, August-September 2014: Acquired Taste

September 25, 2014: Shopping in Marrakech

AFK Travel, September 12, 2014: The Ateliers and Artisans of Fez

AFK Travel, September 2, 2014: A First-Timer’s Guide to Visiting a Moroccan Hammam

Yahoo! Travel, August 20, 2014: Yes You Can! Conquer Mumbai on Your Own

New York Post, August 11, 2014:  Be a Cape crusader on your visit to Africa’s new design capital

Four Seasons Magazine, August 2014: Insider’s Guide to Johannesburg

AFK Travel, August 1, 2014: Fez, Morocco: A Living Museum

New York Times, July 13, 2014: Surfacing: In a Buenos Aires Neighborhood, a Quiet Metamorphosis

New York Times, July 6, 2014: Restaurant Report: Masala Library in Mumbai

AFK Travel, May 21, 2014: Where to Eat and Drink in Marrakech

AFK Travel, May 21, 2014: A Taste of Morocco: Learning to Cook in Marrakech

New York Times, May 11, 2014: Restaurant Report: Floreria Atlantico

New York Times, April 27, 2014: Chasing Elusive Flowers in South Africa

Virtuoso Life, May/June 2014, In the Neighborhood: Get Down to Business

Food & Wine, May 2014: Go List: Cape Town

New York Times, April 13, 2014: In Cape Town, Local Color Comes in Bright Shades

New York Times T Magazine, April 11, 2014: The Scene: When in India

New York Magazine, April 7, 2014: Escape From Your Vacation

National Geographic Traveler, April 2014: A Pot of Design Gold in the Rainbow Nation

Travel + Leisure, Best Places to Eat Like a Local [Charly’s Bakery]

The Independent, March 22, 2014: 48 Hours in Hyderabad

New York Times T Magazine, February 28, 2014: South Africa’s Creative Uprising

Elle Decor, March 2014: Elle Decor Goes to Cape Town

Delta Sky, February 2014: The New South Africa

Conde Nast Traveller India, online: Cape Town City Guide

New York Times, March 20, 2014: Art Is the Theme at a Cape Town Hotel

WSJ. Magazine, February 2014: African Gourmet

New York Times, January 26, 2014: Have Some Dim Sum with Your Shirts?

New York Times, January 11, 2014: 52 Places to Go in 2014 [Cape Town, No. 1]

Conde Nast Traveller UK, February 2014: The Gold List: Shimmy Beach Club

Endless Vacation, Spring 2014: Cape of Great Food

Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2013: Journal Concierge: Insider’s Guide to Marrakesh

Harper’s Bazaar India, January/February 2014: Beyond Marrakesh

Conde Nast Traveller UK, January 2014: Where to Stay: Johannesburg

British Airways High Life, December 2013: City Hot Spot: Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg

The Wall Street Journal, November 29, 2013: Hotel Perks That Go Vroom

The Indepedent, November 23, 2013: 48 Hours in Fès

Washington Post, November 15, 2013: In Cape Town, the Colorful Cuisine of the Cape Malay Quarter

India Today Travel Plus, November 2013: Cape Town Cool

New York Magazine, Winter Travel Special: October 25, 2013: Durban and Hyderabad

Getaway, April 2014: 6 Destinations to Watch

Getaway, March 2014: New York Portfolio

Getaway, November 2013: Dubai Portfolio

Travel + Leisure, October 2013: Best Indian Restaurants in the U.S.

Departures, October 2013: Eat, Sleep, Shop the Cape

The New York Times, October 13, 2013 Asian with an African Twist

The Wall Street Journal, September 27, 2013: High-Design Hotels in Surprising Destinations

The Places We’ve Been: Field Reports from Travelers Under 35 (a travel anthology that includes my essay “When Coconuts Attack”)

India Today Travel Plus, September 2013, A Store a Day in NYC

Open Skies, September 2013, Los Muertos Motorbikes

Marie Claire South Africa, February 2014, A Taste of Hawaii

Fodor’s, August 30, 2013, Best Day Trips from Cape Town

Fodor’s, July 22, 2013, Insider’s Guide to Cape Town

Travel + Leisure, June 2013 It List

Ensemble Vacations, Summer 2013, Best of Cape Town Cruising

Jetsetter, Fancourt Hotel

Vogue India, January 2013, Southern Comfort

Travel + Leisure, May 2013, Watershed Moments

Travel + Leisure (and, March 2013, World’s Most Colorful Cities