Author: Jenara Nerenberg

Her passion is the one-on-one interview; she's interviewed everyone ranging from high fashion superstars to up-and-coming designers to UN leaders, literary giants, cashmere producers, and royal mistresses. Prior to her studies in politics and social issues at UC Berkeley (BA) and Harvard (MS), she studied performing arts at the San Francisco School of the Arts. Jenara is a tea lover, avid swimmer, design appreciator, has a palpable curiosity in every person she meets, and is currently opening a Miami-inspired lounge in Kathmandu as part of the lifestyle brand she co-founded, South Beach Nepal. In addition to CNN, her work has appeared in TIME, BlackBook Magazine, and NextBillion.

Latest Posts

Fighting for gay rights in Nepal

Fighting for gay rights in Nepal

Nepal could be about to legalize same-sex marriage, and it would be due to Sunil Pant, Nepal’s first openly gay parliamentarian and the man leading the gay rights revolution in Asia
Unseen Asia: 25 of Asia's most overlooked destinations

Unseen Asia: 25 of Asia's most overlooked destinations

Can't get home to Europe or looking for new takes on familiar countries? Here are our picks of Asia's 25 most overlooked tourist stunners
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Taiwan food: Beef noodles
From mountains of shaved ice to chicken cutlets as big as your face, Taiwanese eating always comes with superlatives.


great American factory tours
These manufacturing walk-throughs give a glimpse of assembly line magic. And free samples