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I write about travel, food, arts and culture, books, development, and social media for a range of Indian and international publications, including BBC Travel, South China Morning Post, Silverkris, The National, Conde Nast Traveller and Mint, among others. And in my spare time, I writes blog posts...

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Sep 22, 2017

@Finelychopped Work tables by windows are the best - here's to happy and productive days!

Sep 22, 2017

@veenavenugopal As a freelancer, am facing the prospect of getting paid even less than usual (didn't think that was possible but in our la la land, it is)

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started out as a freelancer, writing travel stories for the weekend supplement of a national daily

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I learned to type on a typewriter

How is social media changing news?

News is discovered, created, consumed and spread faster through social media