Hongkong

China

Richard Halliburton

This author has been called the “grandfather of travel writing” – but is he really that good?

In the early 1920s, young American graduate Richard Halliburton feels bored. He decides to go traveling on a shoestring budget, so he hops on a ship to Europe and takes it from there…

Rob Lilwall's "Walking Home From Mongolia"
China

Rob Lilwall

What’s wrong with adventure travel writing if we get bored by it?

in 2011, British adventurer Rob Lilwall has just finished a bike ride from Siberia to the UK. This time, he decides to take a buddy along (Irish adventurer Leon McCarron) and walk from Mongolia to Hongkong, which is his new home…

Yu Ying's "Go Out And Talk To People About Their Dreams"
Australia

Yu Ying

Does the Chinese literary world need to train tougher editors?

in the late 2000s, Yu Ying, a 20-something woman from Southwest China, works as a personal assistant for a fashion model in Beijing. She applies for the Best Job In The World, a project that places an individual on the Great Barrier Reef as a spokesperson…