Archive for category: Cape Town

The South AfriKhan Guide to Bargaining, in Greenmarket Square and Beyond

The South AfriKhan Guide to Bargaining, in Greenmarket Square and Beyond

Whether I’m in Cairo, information pills Fez, Florence, Barcelona, Dubai, or Hyderabad, odds are, by the last day of my trip, you’ll know where to find me: at a local market, bargaining away for a menagerie of unnecessary frivolities. I usually spend my first few days in an intoxicating haze […]

Life’s a Picnic at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Life’s a Picnic at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

My family was visiting from Boston and San Diego a few weeks ago, thumb and I loved showing them around my adopted city. I made sure they covered all the classics: Cape Point, visit this site Waterfront, geriatrician Bo-Kaap, Bon Jovi… (What? They were playing, and I didn’t want the […]

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

Saturday Ritual: Old Biscuit Mill

Saturday Ritual: Old Biscuit Mill

Locals are a huge fan of hitting up the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock on Saturdays, infertility where Cape Town’s famed Neighbourgoods Market sets up shop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. While some shy away from the Biscuit Mill’s blatant hipsteriness (not to mention its recent proliferation of American […]

High Tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel

High Tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel

Cape Town’s Mount Nelson Hotel is a local icon, symptoms so I couldn’t think of a more fitting venue to ring in the end of my very first week as an official Cape Town resident. Grand white pillars welcome you into a sprawling complex with rose-colored buildings dating back to […]

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?