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Turning Forty

On turning forty Vogue Page 1 Vogue Page 2

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Tai Chi Me for Condenast Traveler

Just out. Condenast Traveler (US edition). June issue. A piece I wrote about learning tai chi in Shanghai and Beijing. Haven’t seen the hard copy but they took great photos of a tai chi master in New York. Here is … Continue reading

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Singapore Fling: For Condenast Traveler

SINGAPORE FLINGSo much to do, so little time—at least if you’re Shoba Narayan. Her manic mission: to wring the most out of this nonstop island-nation in just forty-eight hours. Let her loss (of sleep) be your gain—and guide Published July … Continue reading

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My Life as a Geisha: Condenast Traveler October 2009

Condenast Traveler’s October Issue has two stories that I reported, one on Kyoto and one on Mumbai. The printed version is at the below link. I’ve uploaded the long version below. My Life as a Geisha I have come to … Continue reading

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Condenast Traveler Mumbai Story: October 2009

Condenast Traveler’s October Issue has two stories that I reported, one on Kyoto and one on Mumbai. The printed version is at the below link. It’s Mumbai, Yaar!

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Goa Grows Up: Condenast Travel October 2008 issue

The October 2008 issue of Condenast Traveler has a cover story I wrote about Goa. It is available at http://www.concierge.com/cntraveler/articles/13145 or below There are some great pictures to accompany the story but I don’t think I am allowed to post … Continue reading

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My Blue Heaven: Condenast Traveler July 2008

My Blue Heavenby Shoba Narayan | Published July 2008 | http://www.concierge.com/cntraveler/articles/12522?pageNumber=1 I don’t want to write about this place. Few people know of it; fewer still visit. Perhaps that’s the way it should be. In this rapidly shrinking world, there … Continue reading

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Mommie Dearest

FROM CONDENAST TRAVELER NOVEMBER 2004 ISSUE http://www.concierge.com/cntraveler/articles/5936 Once mortified by her mother’s haggling, Shoba Narayan finds that driving a hard bargain is as de rigueur in New York as in New Delhi The thought occurred as I eyed a stunning … Continue reading

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Singapore Fling

FROM CONDENAST TRAVELER JULY 2005 ISSUE http://www.concierge.com/cntraveler/articles/6102 So much to do, so little time—at least if you’re Shoba Narayan. Her manic mission: to wring the most out of this nonstop island-nation in just forty-eight hours. Let her loss (of sleep) … Continue reading

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Mekong Bound: a river runs through it

FROM CONDENAST TRAVELER OCTOBER 2005 ISSUE http://www.concierge.com/cntraveler/articles/10010 A river runs through them, yes, but that’s not all that connects the former French colonies of Cambodia and Laos. Shoba Narayan plies Southeast Asia’s new tourist axis Cambodia is like a lotus … Continue reading

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