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Shafik Meghji

About Shafik Meghji

Shafik Meghji is a travel writer, journalist and editor, officially based in South London but more often than not off exploring the world. He is the co-author of The Rough Guide to India, The Rough Guide to Nepal, The Rough Guide to Chile, and The Rough Guide to Bolivia, and has contributed to the Rough Guides to Egypt, Paris, Ecuador, Central America on a Budget, and the Baltic States. Shafik also co-writes the Buenos Aires *Essential* Guide app, and has contributed to three travel writing anthologies: Earthbound, Make the Most of Your Time on Earth, and Make the Most of Your Time in Britain. His journalism has been published in numerous newspapers, magazines and websites around the world, including The Guardian, The Independent, and the Evening Standard.

Festival Spotlight – Hola Mohalla festival in Anandpur Sahib, India

Travel writer, journalist and editor Shafik Meghji writes his first post for us about the fascinating festival of Hola Mohalla, held annually in the Punjabi city of Anandpur Sahib, India. With its celebration of athleticism, equestrian events and martial arts … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Kathmandu: A stroll down Freak Street

Shafik Meghji is the co-author of the Rough Guide to Nepal, edition 7 of which will be published in 2012. “I sit beside the dark / Beneath the mire / Cold grey dusty day / The morning lake / Drinks … Continue reading

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