Archive for category: Hotels

As Seen In… Vogue India

As Seen In… Vogue India

Whether you’re looking to fly solo, page with your girlfriends, cialis sale or with your family, gastritis 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, eczema 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 […]

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, pill 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, hemorrhoids beautifully shot by […]

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, view 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 […]

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, health 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, mind artists collectives, great hotels […]

Elite Traveler: Cape Town Itineraries

Elite Traveler: Cape Town Itineraries

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

How to Plan An Affordable Safari

How to Plan An Affordable Safari

Anyone planning a trip to South Africa knows: safari ain’t cheap! For the November issue of Travel + Leisure, this I reported on some budget-friendly tips and tricks to help you save on your dream African adventure. Travel + Leisure November 2014 Affordable Safaris

Junk Food, Owls, Spit, And Boobs: A Random Assortment of Travel Memories

Junk Food, Owls, Spit, And Boobs: A Random Assortment of Travel Memories

I’ve always loved reading the fun questionnaires over on the travel site Fathom, patient so I was thrilled to be asked to do one myself. I mused on my preferred souvenirs (owls and junk food), there weirdest experiences (being spit on in Jodhpur is high up there), and childhood travel […]

As Seen In… Fathom

As Seen In… Fathom

I’m back, web y’all! After a two-month spell gallivanting across various hemispheres (Boston, more about New York, Orlando, San Diego, LA,  and swaths of Australia) in a bureaucratic exile of sorts as I renewed my South African residence visa (you’ll be hearing more about that ordeal soon), I’m finally back […]