WSJ Magazine: Karakoy, Istanbul’s Hippest Hood
The dockside Karakoy district in Istanbul is in the throes of a hotel, restaurant, and retail boom — and it also happens to be one of the best located neighborhoods to stay in. Read all about this rising area in my latest for the March issue of WSJ Magazine.
Sunday Times Travel Magazine: Total Guide – Johannesburg
If you’re planning a trip to Johannesburg anytime soon, be sure to check out my Total Guide on what to eat, see, and do in the city, from the January issue of the UK Sunday Times Travel Magazine.
Wall Street Journal: An Insiders’ Guide to Delhi
I interviewed four high-profile Delhi-ites — author William Dalrymple (my favorite writer), fashion designer Manish Arora (you’ve probably seen his wacky ensembles on the likes of Lady Gaga and Katy Perry), curator Neha Kirpal, and chef Ritu Dalmia — for my latest Wall Street Journal piece, out this weekend. Read An Insider’s Guide to Delhi here.
Vogue India: Sisterhood of the Travelling Bags
Whether you’re looking to fly solo, with your girlfriends, or with your family, I have a few different travel options for you to consider in the February issue of Vogue India. Read them all here.
New York Times: In South India, a Low-Key and Cheap Alternative to Goa
For my second turn as the New York Times’ substitute Frugal Traveler, I hit the beaches of Varkala, Kerala, a quiet coastal town that’s a world away from the raging party scene of Goa. Read it here.
WSJ Magazine: Two Stories
The February issue of WSJ Magazine comes out with the weekend edition of the newspaper today, and I have two stories in it: one, a two-page feature on Mumbai’s artsy Kala Ghoda district, and the second a roundup of all the action on Cape Town’s buzzy Bree Street.
New York Times: Returning to Hyderabad, Once a Land of Princes and Palaces
If you only read one article I’ve written, please let it be this one. My second feature in this weekend’s New York Times is on a subject very dear to my heart: a Personal Journeys piece on the rapidly vanishing history of Hyderabad, the city in India where my family is from. Wait for it in the weekend’s paper, or just read it here. I’d love to hear what you think!
New York Times Frugal Traveler: Fine-Art Landscapes for Postcard Prices
I’m helping fill in for the New York Times’ Frugal Traveler, Seth Kugel, while he takes a break, and you’ll find my first column in the paper this weekend: a recap of my road trip along Route 62 and the Karoo last month. Wait till the weekend to see it in print, or read it here.