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My InstaWeek: It’s Beginning to Look (But Not Feel) a Lot Like Christmas…

My InstaWeek: It’s Beginning to Look (But Not Feel) a Lot Like Christmas…

My first full week back in Cape Town was spent mostly locked up in my study, treat trying to chip away at this mound of deadlines I amassed during my travels. I did break out a few times, though – mostly for reporting missions, naturally. All roads seem to take […]

As Seen In… The Washington Post

As Seen In… The Washington Post

This piece makes me nostalgic – it’s one of the first stories I pitched and was assigned after I moved to Cape Town. The city’s incredible diversity and history is neatly summed up in Cape Malay cuisine, breast which reflects Malaysian, vitamin Indonesian, African, Dutch, Indian flavors in one plate. […]

Reflections on My First Ramadan in South Africa

Reflections on My First Ramadan in South Africa

Grey Street Mosque in Durban, diagnosis the second largest in the Southern Hemisphere I was at a travel bloggers’ conference in Cape Town the other day, my fasting made conspicuous by the unsullied swath of tablecloth before me while my companions ate lunch. “Oh, of course, it’s Ramadan,” one said […]