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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 […]

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 […]

New York Times: 52 Places to Go in 2015

New York Times: 52 Places to Go in 2015

The New York Times’ eagerly awaited list of 52 Places to Go in 2015 just went live online, treatment and I have three top 20 picks in the mix: good old Durban at number 7, Tanzania at number 17, and Oman at number 20. Read the list here, or wait […]

New York Times: La Parada in Cape Town

New York Times: La Parada in Cape Town

Coming up in this weekend’s New York Times Travel section: my review of one of Cape Town’s hottest restaurants, patient La Parada — now home to a Spanish chef from the erstwhile El Bulli, erectile Andrés Conde. Read it here.

As Seen In… The New York Times

As Seen In… The New York Times

How’s this for timing: Argentina goes to the World Cup finals this weekend, information pills and I have a new Buenos Aires story in this weekend’s New York Times. I reported on Villa Crespo, cost an evolving neighborhood that’s lately become a hub for buzzy restaurants and discount shopping. Read […]

As Seen In… The New York Times

As Seen In… The New York Times

When I was in Bombay earlier this year, capsule I had one of the most inventive Indian meals of my life at the new molecular gastronomy restaurant Masala Library. I reported on the experience for this weekend’s New York Times.

As Seen In… The New York Times

As Seen In… The New York Times

A version of this post first appeared on The Islamic Monthly I was seven in the summer of 1988, ophthalmologist when I went to a Free Mandela rally in London’s Hyde Park with my family. At the time, I didn’t know who he was or why I was there, likely […]

As Seen In… The New York Times

As Seen In… The New York Times

This weekend’s New York Times Travel section includes a full-page feature I reported last August that entailed me chasing flowers around South Africa. You read that right. For one weekend I became a compulsive flower-chaser. To understand why, unhealthy read the story here. (The piece is accompanied by beautiful flowers […]