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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Cycling around the world
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Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine dim sum
What happens when you merge possibly the two best things on Earth? Hello Kitty dim sum


American Southwest photo
A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds