Independent Travel Journalist
Nellie is a professional travel writer and editor with an eye for adventure and a love for the unknown. Originally from Singapore, she pursued an Engineering degree and spent her days dreaming of travel – the day after graduation, she packed her bags and headed off to experience the world.
She then spent the next few years working as a teacher, translator and project analyst. With sheer will and hard work, she eventually found her way into travel writing and fulfilled her lifetime dream.
Her work has since been published in numerous publications including National Geographic Intelligent Travel, CNN, BBC Travel, Travel+Leisure Asia, Wend, Women Adventure Magazine, Food&Travel, International Lifestyle, TNT Magazine, and Explorer, amongst others.
She is also a contributing guidebook author of VIVA Travel Guide Guatemala (1st Edition) and writer for World Travel Guides.
Interesting Facts about her:
She speaks four languages: English, Mandarin, Spanish and French.
Her favourite places in the world are some of the best wildlife-watching spots, such as the Galapagos and Madagascar.
Mojitos make her go weak at the knees, so do rum punch, margaritas, mai tai….
She hates cooking but loves eating.