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Sarah Khan
Sarah Khan is an editor at Travel + Leisure and her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Vogue India, New York Press, and other outlets. You can read more of her work at or follow her on Twitter @BySarahKhan.

Blog Entries by Sarah Khan

Growing Up Is Hard to Do: Forced Into Adulthood by an Aging Parent

0 Comments | Posted January 12, 2012 | 12:25 AM

I approached my 30th birthday with the typical trepidation associated with the occasion: I lamented all I hadn't accomplished; I surveyed my face for crevices. Midnight was marked with friends and cupcakes. I fielded the requisite phone calls and flowers at work, and had dinner with 15 friends who braved...

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My Own Private Bollywood

0 Comments | Posted January 4, 2012 | 10:17 AM

After the Slumdog boom, Bollywood has become more Hollywood -- and looks like it's in America to stay. What does that mean for people who grew up with it?

"So, your last name's Khan, huh?" a guy at work asked out of the blue one day. Though we'd always smiled...

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Santa Claus Is Coming to Town... NOT

0 Comments | Posted December 20, 2011 | 12:01 PM

When I was a kid I, like millions of other children across America, ardently believed in Santa Claus.

The problem? That persnickety detail that I'm Muslim. Oh, and that I happened to be living in Saudi Arabia at the time.

There I was, in a desert nation, mere miles from...

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Ramadan Rumblings

0 Comments | Posted August 18, 2011 | 10:22 AM

A few years ago, I approached my desk after a morning meeting and was greeted by giant glossy color images of donuts, burgers, ice cream, and french fries plastered on the wall of my cubicle.

This was my then-boss's charming way of helping me ring in in the first day...

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