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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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@charukesi — 2,955 followers, 9,425 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

Please send me regular updates - or add me to your khufiya WhatsApp group @anitaraokashi @Kiranmehta17 @Amrita_Dass @DelishDirection

Nov 20, 2017

@Phillygrrl Me! Me! Was explained to patiently how it is to be a woman travelling alone in India. I listened coz jaw had dropped.

Nov 19, 2017

RT @geet_k: Adult friendships are all about saying "we should hang out sometime" to everyone month after month until you move o…

Nov 19, 2017

Note to self: never read @XplodingUnicorn 's Twitter feed in a public place (the airport comes to mind). People give you strange looks because you're giggling non stop.

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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