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Rustic Chic: Fine Dining at the Foodbarn

Rustic Chic: Fine Dining at the Foodbarn

Fine dining… in a barn? Only in Cape Town can such an oxymoron exist. This far-flung city at a distant tip of the African continent is home to some of the world’s finest chefs, look and yet it (and they) are famously laid back. The result of the mixing of […]

How to Pack: Safari Edition

How to Pack: Safari Edition

I just got back from my third safari in a little over a year, website like this so I think I’m finally getting the hang of how to pack for an adventure in the bush. I wrote a post about this for eStylista.com while I was still at Tswalu Kalahari […]

As Seen In… eStylista

As Seen In… eStylista

If you haven’t yet visited eStylista.com, pill you should check it out — it’s a new lifestyle site geared toward the global South Asian woman, stomatology curated by a carefully chosen team of experts across various fields and countries. I’m excited to have been asked to be part of the […]

Watch a Lion Roar from a Few Feet Away at Tswalu Kalahari

Watch a Lion Roar from a Few Feet Away at Tswalu Kalahari

This weekend I was on safari at Tswalu Kalahari, rheumatologist in the far northern reaches of South Africa. One afternoon, store we set out specifically to track male lions — we’d already seen females, order but the famed black-maned Kalahari lion had eluded us. After two freezing hours of driving […]

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

Where in the World Is Sarah Khan?

Safari Sarah: A Family Vacation at Phinda Mountain Lodge

Safari Sarah: A Family Vacation at Phinda Mountain Lodge

Meet Amaan Khan. With a name like that he’s destined to be a future Bollywood star; these days, resuscitation he goes by Ranger Amaan. All of four years old (what a BIG BOY), he is the great love of my life. The other thing you need to know about my […]

South AfriKhan Abroad: An afternoon in Malé, Maldives

South AfriKhan Abroad: An afternoon in Malé, Maldives

Maldivian resorts are a curious thing — you can spend a week in a stunning private island spread, pharm soaking in the country’s remarkable natural beauty, pharm and yet never experience the local culture. Which is pretty terrible, if you think about it, so perhaps airlines had that in mind […]

A Rainy — and Inspiring — Morning in a Township

A Rainy — and Inspiring — Morning in a Township

One of the most jarring things about adjusting to life as an American in South Africa is getting used to the intense economic and racial distinctions that are an intrinsic part of society here. I’ll stroll through some neighborhoods and feel convinced I’m in a posh European capital; but then […]

As Seen In… Ensemble Vacations

As Seen In… Ensemble Vacations

Maldivian resorts are a curious thing — you can spend a week in a stunning private island spread, information pills soaking in the country’s remarkable natural beauty, and yet never experience the local culture. Which is pretty terrible, if you think about it, so perhaps airlines had that in mind […]