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Hi ! Welcome to my creative workspace

I am a full-time freelance features journalist, science writer and a travel blogger based in Shillong, India, with five years of experience in reporting journalistic stories, and seven years in content writing and blogging. My writings delve into science, arts, architecture, heritage, food and sustainability at their intersection with travel, climate change and anthropology.

My work appears in The New York Times Style Magazine, Nature Medicine, The Guardian, BBC Travel, Smithsonian Magazine, The National UAE, Hakai Magazine, South China Morning Post , NatGeo Traveller UK & India, Architectural Digest, Whetstone Magazine, BBC Future, TripSavvy and many other digital and print publications.

I also curate a family travel and lifestyle blog named PolkaJunction.

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