Journalism

I write long feature stories for a wide variety of publications, on travel, culture, counter culture, the environment, the arts and politics in South and South East Asia. Past clients include The Times, The Guardian, The Asia Wall Street Journal, The South China Morning Post, The Far Eastern Economic Review, Marie Claire, The Diplomat, Geographical etc as well as tattoo and other niche magazines.

On assignment in Cambodia

I’ve been destination expert for The Daily Telegraph‘s travel section for eight years and am a regular contributor to The Nikkei Asian Review. Other recent clients include MERIAN and The Mekong Review.

Interviewing German photographer Ralf Tooten

Read Going ‘wild’ in Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains – Glamping for a Cause in Cambodia in The Nikkei Asian Review (with Laure Siegel).

Read After The Quake – 5 Years after the Nepal Earthquake in The Mekong Review.

Read A Prison Encounter With Charles Sobhraj, Asia’s Most Infamous Serial Killer at Hardboiled Wonderland.

With Nikkei Asian Review editor Gwen Robinson, journalist Laure Siegel, fixer Jan Supatra and Chaloem Changthongmadn, president of the Motorcycle Taxi Association of Thailand (AMTT) at the Foreign Correspondents Club Thailand.

Read Hard Choices in the Andaman Islands in The Nikkei Asian Review.

Read Darjeeling’s tea king wants an organic agricultural revolution in The Nikkei Asia Review

Read Belt and Road reaches Nepal’s wild north, winning China influence in The Nikkei Asian Review (with Laure Siegel).

Shooting night shift police in Kolkata

Read Bangkok’s ‘motorcycle mamas’ roar into men’s world in The Nikkei Asian Review (with Laure Siegel)

Read India’s decaying ‘Little Europe’ gets a facelift in The Nikkei Asian Review (with Laure Siegel).

Read Vang Vieng, Laos: From party capital to eco-adventure paradise at CNN Travel (with Laure Siegel)

Read Not easy rock ‘n’ roll — the saving of Srey Thy in The Nikkei Asian Review

Rise Tattoo Magazine on Nepal

Read Kolkata places to visit: Tips for exploring the city in three days at CNN Travel (with Laure Siegel).

Read Phnom Penh’s cultural revival in The Guardian.

Read Vann Molyvann, Cambodia’s greatest living architect in The Wall Street Journal.

Read A Home Alone – India’s Havelis and Their Fabled Frescoes in The Wall Street Journal.