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Billy Lok Ming Poon

Born and raised in multicultural Hong Kong, Billy has learnt to appreciate the beauty of cultural diversity from a very young age. He is enthusiastic about travelling and deems every travel experience as a new way of looking at the world. Inspired by the simplicity of life, he is very… more »

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C. A. Xuan Mai Ardia

C. A. Xuan Mai Ardia is a Vietnamese-Italian from Padova, Italy. She currently resides in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where she has been living since 2009. Mai holds a BA in Chinese/History of Art and Archaeology and an MA in Chinese Studies from the School of Oriental and African… more »

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Casey Brand

Casey Brand recently graduated from American University, where she studied print journalism, studio art and French language. She spent last summer in New York City and loved every minute of it. She now attends Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France. In her free time, she loves drawing, traveling and reading.

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Cassandra Naji

Cassandra Naji is a writer and editor with over ten years of experience in magazines and media fundraising. A graduate in English Literature, she went on the study for a post-graduate diploma in Newspaper Journalism before reading for a Masters in Theatre at Edinburgh, where she specialised in Scandinavian Modernism… more »

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Charlotte Chorley

Charlotte is currently studying for a BA (Hons) in English at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. A poet and journalist, she has written for several websites and publications, and regularly performs her work at student events in Cambridge. She has a great interest in art, especially female sculptors of the… more »

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Chloe Hanschen

Chloe is currently attending college at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania and majoring in International Affairs and English. When she heard about the opportunity to write at The Culture Trip, she was super excited because she felt that this experience would combine both of her majors and interests. Chloe loves to… more »

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Chloe Hay

Chloe Hay is a 24-year-old food obsessed Londoner who spends her days thinking, talking and writing about food. When she’s not scurrying around her home city seeking out the next hottest deli or underground speakeasy, she’s likely to be on the hunt for the best local eateries abroad. To see… more »

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Chris Agathangelou

Chris has been documenting his visits to exotic destinations and dreamy Mediterranean beaches on his personal blog for more than 5 years now. Practically raised watching his father at work in a small travel agency in north London, reading all of the travel brochures became a regular part of his… more »

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Chrissy Pak

Chrissy is currently pursuing a degree in English at Williams College after studying abroad for a year at the University of Edinburgh. When she’s not reading obscure authors and drinking obscene amounts of coffee, she coxes for the varsity men’s rowing team, works as a writing tutor, and watches a… more »

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Christina Nhu

Christina is a fashion merchandising junior at Liberty University. After three years of of college, she has gained a lot of valuable experience, from marketing and social media to writing.

She wants to work for a high-end and luxury fashion company when she graduates. She is a citizen of the… more »

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Christopher Bryn Viner

Christopher Bryn Viner is a writer, and the editor of the London based quarterly literary magazine You Stumble into a Room Full of Poets. He has a special interest in poetry, taking particular inspiration from the romantics, the moderns, and the beats.

When Christopher isn’t writing or editing, you might… more »

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Claire Baker

After four years of studying French and Hispanic literature in Northern England, the natural move for Claire was to live and work in Paris and put her language skills to good use. She now tends more towards Facebook than Flaubert, and logistics than Latin American poetry, working in community management… more »

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Claire Hayward

Born and raised in Kent, Claire Hayward has lived in London since 2007, where she studied at Kingston University. Having completed her BA (Hons) History and MA Early Modern History there, she decided to stay a little longer and has recently embarked on a History PhD. Her research has previously… more »

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Claudia Claros

Claudia isn’t really from anywhere specific, but completed her studies in Philosophy and German in the UK and lives alternatively between Brussels, Berlin and Barcelona. After graduating and realizing that pursuing Philosophy in academia might actually distance her from reality, she is now trying to learn ‘real’ skills in order… more »

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Colette Lewis

A student of Philosophy and French at Oxford University, Colette has always been curious about the world around her and has written a range of different blogs and articles over the years. She adores the European Enlightenment, when people lived and breathed philosophy, and is an avid fan of Voltaire… more »

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Costanza Beltrami

Born in a small village on the Italian Lake Orta, Costanza moved to London to study History of Art at the Courtauld Institute. Still overwhelmed by the crowds and sights of the big city, she sources the best of its art for the student magazine The Smoke, for which she… more »

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Crystal Au

Crystal is associated with too many places sometimes it can be (very) difficult to explain. Born and raised in Macau (a former colony of Portugal but now a Special Administrative Region of China), she has studied in Brisbane, Australia and Maastricht, the Netherlands. Her current inhabitant is Turku, Finland, but… more »

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Danna Lorch

Danna Lorch is a Dubai-based freelance writer and editor. She blogs about Middle Eastern art and pop culture at DannaWrites.com and obsessively covers the flourishing gallery scene in the United Arab Emirates, particularly the industrial arts district of Al Quoz in Dubai. Her work has recently appeared in Open Skies… more »

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Deren Erelçin

Born in Istanbul, Deren Erelçin developed a passion for the arts from an early age. She went to the Austrian High School in Istanbul where she took dance, drama and piano classes for 8 years. At university, she studied Sociology whilst also learning Argentine Tango and Salsa. London was her… more »

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Diana Condrea

Diana Condrea was born in Romania and although she travelled and studied abroad, she still has a keen affection for the specific culture of Eastern Europe and her home country. With a Bachelor’s in Political Sciences and a Master’s in Tourism, Diana’s main cultural interests relate to the immaterial heritage… more »