Author: Alisha Patel

A Bombay-born writer, Alisha Patel has travelled the world in quest of all she dreams to write about - people, places, culture, food and design. After working at Assouline Publishing in New York City, and living in Bologna, Italy, she returned to a rapidly-changing Mumbai in 2006. Since then she has freelanced for various publications including Vogue and Elle Decor, and has also completed a course at the London School of Journalism.

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