Society of American Travel Writers 2016 Lowell Thomas Awards: Gold in Foreign Travel for “7 Days, 1500 Miles in Namibia,” New York Times
Society of American Travel Writers 2015 Lowell Thomas Awards: Gold in Personal Comment for “Once a Land of Princes and Palaces,” New York Times
North American Travel Journalists Association 2016 Awards: Silver in both Destination Travel and Adventure Travel for “7 Days, 1500 Miles in Namibia,” New York Times
Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing 2013: Silver in Most Unforgettable Character for “Spitting Distance in Jodhpur,” Wall Street Journal

The Places We’ve Been: Field Reports from Travelers Under 35: “When Coconuts Attack”
My Life Abroad: A Selection of Expat Stories: “From New York to Cape Town”

Selected clips

New York Times, 7 Days, 1,500 Miles in Namibia [Winner of Gold in Foreign Travel in the 2016 Lowell Thomas Awards from the Society of American Travel Writers and Silver in two categories in the 2016 North American Travel Journalists awards] New York Times, 13 Curry Stops, 5 Days, in Durban
New York Times, Returning to Hyderabad, Once a Land of Princes and Palaces [Winner of Gold in Personal Comment in the 2015 Lowell Thomas Awards from the Society of American Travel Writers] New York Times, In Estonia, a Hotel Keeps Its Promise
New York Times, 36 Hours in Mumbai
New York Times, 36 Hours in Hyderabad
New York Times, 36 Hours in Cape Town
New York Times, 36 Hours in Adelaide
New York Times, 36 Hours in Vilnius, Lithuania
New York Times, In South India, a Low-Key and Cheap Alternative to Goa [Frugal Traveler] New York Times, Fine-Art Landscapes at Postcard Prices [Frugal Traveler] New York Times, Temples for the Literary Pilgrim
New York Times, In Ancient Athens, a Most Modern Hotel
New York Times, In Melbourne, a Colorful and Quirky Retreat
New York Times, 52 Places to Go in 2015 [Durban, No. 7; Tanzania, No. 17; Oman, No. 20] New York Times, Chasing Elusive Flowers in South Africa
New York Times, Restaurant Report: La Parada in Cape Town
New York Times, Surfacing: In a Buenos Aires Barrio, a Quiet Metamorphosis
New York Times, Restaurant Report: Masala Library in Mumbai
New York Times, Restaurant Report: Floreria Atlantico
New York Times, In Cape Town, Local Color Comes in Bright Shades
New York Times, Have Some Dim Sum With Your Shirts?
New York Times, 52 Places to Go in 2014 [Cape Town, No. 1]
New York Times, Asian with an African Twist
New York Times, Art Is the Theme at a Cape Town Hotel
New York Times, All-American Eid [on New York Times/International Herald Tribune homepages, November 7, 2011] New York Times, Do We Amuse You?
New York Times, Aasif Mandvi on Food, Islam, Women
New York Times, From Bollywood Starlet to Florida Women’s Rights Champion
New York Times, Amid the Loin’s Grit, Tastes of the Subcontinent Bloom
New York Times, A Conversation with: Author Azad Essa
New York Times, South Asian Talent Showcase at ‘SubDrift’
New York Times, Mysterious Supper Club Serves Up Gujarati Food Spiced with Stories
New York Times, Dharun Ravi Case Raises Issue of Homophobia in Indian Community
New York Times, Reconciling Gandhi with Ambedkar

New York Times T Magazine, The Scene: When in India
New York Times T Magazine, South Africa’s Creative Uprising

WSJ. Magazine, Top Block: Mehar Chand Market
WSJ. Magazine, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai: India’s Emerging Art District
WSJ. Magazine, Karakoy: Istanbul’s Hippest Hood
WSJ. Magazine, Bree Street: Cape Town’s Hippest Block
WSJ. Magazine, African Gourmet

Wall Street Journal, An Insider’s Guide to Delhi, India
Wall Street Journal, An Insiders’ Guide to Marrakesh
Wall Street Journal, Hotel Perks That Go Vroom
Wall Street Journal, High-Design Hotels Go the Distance
Wall Street Journal, Spitting Distance in Jodhpur
Wall Street Journal, The Indian Thanksgiving
Wall Street Journal, More Manish Than Marchesa

Condé Nast Traveler, Cape Town Black Book
Condé Nast Traveler, Where in the World to Eat
Condé Nast Traveler, Mumbai Black Book
Condé Nast Traveler, Hotel Breakfast: Babylonstoren, South Africa
Condé Nast Traveler, Hotel As Muse: Taj Falaknuma Palace
Condé Nast Traveler, Get Out of (Cape) Town
Condé Nast Traveler, In Athens, You Should Stay Awhile
Condé Nast Traveler, How to Beat the Crowds in Botswana’s Okavango Delta
Condé Nast Traveler, Made Here, Buy Here: What You Can’t Leave Cape Town Without
Condé Nast Traveler, Next Up: Chippendale

My Travel + Leisure Local Expert page for Cape Town
Travel + Leisure, Our Definitive Guide to Mumbai
Travel + Leisure, Cape Town Travel Guide
Travel + Leisure, Q&A: DJ Black Coffee Shares His Favorite International Spots
Travel + Leisure, The Coolest New Attractions of 2016
Travel + Leisure, Downtown Cape Town Is Loosening Its Tie
Travel + Leisure, Stars Descend on Durban, South Africa for Essence Festival
Travel + Leisure, Could An Oil-Drilling Ban Save Virunga’s Gorillas?
Travel + Leisure, Places to Go in 2016 [Andaman Islands, India; Zanzibar, Tanzania] Travel + Leisure, Our Favorite Local Bakeries Around the World
Travel + Leisure, Why Zambia Should Be Your Next Safari Destination
Travel + Leisure, Cape Town’s Best Walking Tours
Travel + Leisure, A Cape Town Weekend on $25 a Day
Travel + Leisure, Cape Town’s Bree Street Is a Gastronomic Hotspot
Travel + Leisure, First Look: AndBeyond Benguerra Island
Travel + Leisure, Why Durban is South Africa’s Next Destination
Travel + Leisure, View Restaurant Heats Up Johannesburg’s Dining Scene
Travel + Leisure, Cape Town Is Offering Crazy Dining Deals Right Now
Travel + Leisure, Cape Town’s Tintswalo Hotel Reopens After Fire
Travel + Leisure, Tracking the Palatial Offerings of the Middle East’s Newest Hotels
Travel + Leisure, World’s Coolest New Tourist Attractions 2015
Travel + Leisure, Best Places to Travel in 2015: Istanbul
Travel + Leisure, Affordable Safaris
Travel + Leisure, The Best Indian Restaurants in the U.S.
Travel + Leisure, Best Places to Eat Like a Local – Desserts to Try Around the World [Charly’s Bakery] Travel + Leisure, Watershed Moments
Travel + Leisure, World’s Most Colorful Cities
Travel + Leisure, It List 2013: Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri, Coorg, India
Travel + Leisure, It List 2013: Park Hyatt Hyderabad, India
Travel + Leisure, Cape Town Food Find: Home Cooking from a Top Chef at His Beach House
Travel + Leisure, Vancouver: A Hungry Diner’s Tour
Travel + Leisure, Four Great Holiday Travel Destinations
Travel + Leisure, It List 2012: Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Vancouver
Travel + Leisure, Gliding Around Chicago on a Segway
Travel + Leisure, Q&A: Bollywood Star Abhay Deol
Travel + Leisure, It List 2011: Ranvas, Rajasthan, India
Travel + Leisure, It List 2011: Taj Falaknuma, Hyderabad, India
Travel + Leisure, Editor Report: Going Home to Hyderabad
Travel + Leisure, In Las Vegas, the Price Is Right
Travel + Leisure, Editor’s Find: Morocco’s Best-Kept Secret?
Travel + Leisure, Vintage Summer Getaway: Old Orchard Beach, Maine
My blog at Travel + Leisure, Carry On

Food & Wine, Where to Eat in South Africa
Food & Wine, Cape Town’s Best Date Spots
Food & Wine, Cape Town’s Best Restaurants for Groups
Food & Wine, Go List: Cape Town

Saveur, Eating Bunny Chow in Durban
Saveur, Acquired Taste

Bon Appetit, Eat, Drink, and Garden Your Heart Out at Babylonstoren

Town & Country Travel, In Living Color

Afar, Where It’s At
Afar, Exit Through the Gift Shop

Delta Sky, The New South Africa

Washington Post, In Cape Town, the Colorful Cuisine of the Cape Malay Quarter

Architectural Digest, Discover Tanzania’s New Luxury Safari Camp: The Highlands
Architectural Digest, Discover South Africa’s Under-the-Radar Wine Destination — Franschhoek
Architectural Digest, Museum Quality

Elle Decor, Elle Decor Goes to Cape Town

Departures, Eat, Sleep, Shop the Cape – Huguenot Street [On Contributors Page] Available online here and here.

Bloomberg Pursuits, Where to Go in 2017

Condé Nast Traveller UK, Shopping in Cape Town
Condé Nast Traveller UK, Personal Space
Condé Nast Traveller UK, Swish and Chips
Condé Nast Traveller UK, Where to Stay in Cape Town
Condé Nast Traveller UK, Off the Wall
Condé Nast Traveller UK, Where to Stay: Johannesburg
Condé Nast Traveller UK, Digs of the Week: Royal Malewane
Condé Nast Traveller UK, Gold List: Shimmy Beach Club

Vogue, Shore Thing

Elite Traveler, A Place to Stay A While

Forbes, Buzios is the Hamptons’ Sexy Brazilian Twin

Guardian, South Africa’s Coolest Cafes
Guardian, South Africa’s Best Bars

The Atlantic, Growing Up Is Hard to Do: Forced into Adulthood by an Aging Parent
The Atlantic, My Own Private Bollywood
The Atlantic, Blame It on the Alcohol: An Unintentional Bender in New Delhi

The Independent, Satyagraha House, Johannesburg: B&B and Beyond
The Independent, 48 Hours in Istanbul
The Independent, 48 Hours in Hyderabad
The Independent, 48 Hours in Fès, World’s Most Colorful Cities

Condé Nast Traveller India, Where to Shop in Cape Town
Condé Nast Traveller India, Which Vineyard in South Africa Is for You?
Condé Nast Traveller India, Cape Town City Guide
Condé Nast Traveller India, The Rise of Resort Wear [On Contributors page]

National Geographic Traveler, A Pot of Design Gold in the Rainbow Nation
National Geographic Traveler, I Heart My City: Sarah’s Cape Town

Condé Nast Traveller Middle East, Shopping in Cape Town
Condé Nast Traveller Middle East, Where to Go in 2016: Botswana

Surface, Wheat’s End
Surface, In and Out of Africa
Surface, Bright Shining Glamour
Surface, Outside the Box
Surface, True Grit
Surface, Raw Hideaway
Surface, Bone Yard

Centre, Cape Town Rising

New York Magazine, Uber Drivers Around the World Tell All
New York Magazine, Winter Travel 2015: Delhi
New York Magazine, Escape From Your Vacation: Cape Town and Paternoster
New York Magazine, Hyderabad instead of Mumbai
New York Magazine, Durban instead of Cape Town

Vogue India, Cape of Good Hope
Vogue India, People Are Talking About
Vogue India, On the Global Map
Miss Vogue, #Summer2015: Girls’ Trip 101
Vogue India, Go Surfing in Buzios
Vogue India, Sisterhood of the Travelling Bags
Vogue India, Where Do We Go?
Vogue India, What’s the Word?
Vogue India, Make It Mine
Vogue India, Into the Wild
Vogue India, Beauty and the Geek
Vogue India, Shape Up
Vogue India, Southern Comfort
Vogue India, A Globetrotter’s Christmas
Vogue India, Far and Away
Vogue India, Razzle Dazzle
Vogue India, The Charmed Life
Vogue India, American Pie
Vogue India, Between the Lines [On Contributors page] Vogue India, Chasing the Monsoon
Vogue India, For Art’s Sake
Vogue India, Behind the Seams
Vogue India, Relative Stranger
Vogue India, The Mistress of Potions
Vogue India, Honoring Ranjana Khan during NYFW

Harper’s Bazaar India, Beyond Marrakesh [On Contributors page]

India Today Travel Plus, Cape Town Cool
India Today Travel Plus, A Store a Day in NYC [On Contributors page]

Virtuoso Life, Higher Calling
Virtuoso Life, Insider’s Cape Town
Virtuoso Life, In the Neighborhood: Get Down to Business
Virtuoso Life, The Layover: Dubai International Airport
Virtuoso Life, The Layover: Mumbai Airport T2

Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Total Guide: Johannesburg

The New York Post, Africa on Sale
The New York Post, Be a Cape crusader in Africa’s new design capital

Robb Report, The Top 21 Destinations for 2016 [Cape Winelands and Namibia] Robb Report, Taking Flight
Robb Report, Pink Palace [Four Seasons Westcliff]

Condé Nast Traveller Turkey, Cape Town Shopping

Centurion Magazine, The Motliest Market, 18 Essential Cape Town Restaurants

Meridian, Búzios is the Hamptons’ Sexy Brazilian Twin, #InLoveWithAfrica: Falling Hard for Fez, a City With Soul, Shopping in Marrakech, The Ateliers and Artisans of Fez, A First-Timer’s Guide to Visiting a Moroccan Hammam, Fez, Morocco, a Living Museum, Where to Eat and Drink in Marrakech, A Taste of Morocco: Learning to Cook in Marrakech

KLM Holland Herald, Beyond Bollywood

Turkish Airlines Skylife, The Colorful Face of Durban

British Airways The Club, Cape Town: Six Reasons to Stay On
British Airways High Life, City Hot Spot: Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg

Amuse, Block Parties, Beaches, and Braai in Cape Town

Emirates Open Skies, Los Muertos Motorbikes

Iberia Excelente, Surf City

Fodor’s, Insider’s Guide to Cape Town
Fodor’s, Best Day Trips from Cape Town

Yahoo! Travel: Yes You Can! Conquer Mumbai on Your Own

Brides, Bucket-List Beaches

Elsewhere by ninemsn, First-time in Cape Town? A Guide to the Quick Changing CBD
Elsewhere by ninmsn, Cape Town, Rivaling Australia for Best Brunches?, Cape Town Update: What to Know Now

Endless Vacation, The Winelands of South Africa
Endless Vacation, Cape of Great Food

Ensemble Vacations, Best of Cape Town Cruising

Conrad Hotels, Conrad Pune 1/3/5
Conrad Hotels, Conrad Pezula 1/3/5

Four Seasons Magazine, Insider’s Guide to Johannesburg

J.Crew: Travel Notes: Cape Town

American Express, Cape Town Guide
American Express, Cape Town: A Fashion Mecca

C California Style, Parks and Recreation
C Weddings, Sand Castles

Getaway, 6 Destinations to Watch
Getaway, Portfolio: New York City
Getaway, Portfolio: Dubai

Marie Claire South Africa, A Taste of Hawaii

Christian Science Monitor, A Third Grader’s Theft, Fancourt Hotel

Quartz (, A Divided South Africa Unites to Mourn Nelson Mandela
Quartz (, Credible India: After gang rape, the tourism industry assures female travelers they are safe

Huffington Post, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town…NOT [on Huffington Post homepage, December 20, 2011] Huffington Post, Ramadan Rumblings

New York Press, The Felons on the Bus Go Blah Blah Blah

DailyCandy, Get Nailed
DailyCandy, Puff Daddies
DailyCandy, Arch Angel
DailyCandy, Brewed Awakenings

Fresh Yarn, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town…NOT

LiveMint, A Bite of the Big Apple

Beauty and the Feast, Curl Talk: A Coveted Cut at the Ouidad ‘Curly Hair’ Salon

Miss Malini, Desi Girl Traveler Goes to South Africa!

Divanee, We Review Lakme Fashion Week – Haute!

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