Award-winning travel writer Sarah Khan has lived in five countries on three continents (Canada, Saudi Arabia, India, the US, and South Africa), and has written about many others. Previously, Sarah was an editor at Travel + Leisure and Gotham magazines in New York City; these days, you can find her byline in The New York Times (where she’s also filled in for the popular Frugal Traveler column), The Wall Street Journal, Condé Nast Traveler (US, UK, India, Middle East, and China editions), Saveur, Food & Wine, Surface (where she’s a contributing editor), Vogue India, Virtuoso Life, and many other titles. Sarah has twice won Gold in the Society of American Travel Writers’ annual Lowell Thomas Awards, for her New York Times articles “7 Days, 1500 Miles in Namibia” in 2016 and “Once a Land of Princes and Palaces” in 2015, and her Wall Street Journal essay “Spitting Distance in Jodhpur” won Silver in the 2013 Solas Awards. Her essay “When Coconuts Attack” is featured in the travel anthology The Places We’ve Been: Field Reports from Travelers Under 35.

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New York Times

I wrote about a 1,500-mile road trip across Namibia for the New York Times, and the story was featured on the cover of the travel section. I also won a gold Lowell Thomas Award for Foreign Travel for the piece.

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Saveur

Saveur is one of my favorite magazines out there — they do such a great job of covering food and travel in a literary way — and I wrote this feature on Durban’s Indian food for their Origins issue.

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Condé Nast Traveller UK

I have two stories in the November Condé Nast Traveller UK — and if you look closely, I make a little cameo on the Contributors page, too.

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New York Times

If you only read one article I’ve written, please let it be this one: my New York Times Personal Journeys piece on the rapidly vanishing history of Hyderabad, the city in India where my family is from. I won my first gold Lowell Thomas Award for this feature.

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