The writer Diana Kuan is a freelance writer who has contributed to The Boston Globe, Food & Wine, TimeOut New York, and Metro newspapers. She has lived in China, Hong Kong, Puerto Rico, New York, and Boston.

During her undergraduate days at Brandeis University, she studied English and Fine Arts, and dreamed about living abroad again. To support this travel and writing addiction, she worked as a caterer, web editor, and yoga studio painter, among other jobs, before becoming a full-time writer. Currently she is abroad again in China, writing and photographing at every chance.

She can be contacted at indietrekker(at)gmail(dot)com.

The weblog

I decided to move back to China in 2006 because I wanted to reacquaint myself with my birth country, especially in this time of dynamic changes. There are many media outlets covering China right now, but very few that focus on how growth is affecting new ideas, creativity, and daily life in both big cities and small towns. This blog is my outlet for recording and passing on encounters and stories from around China. So, trek along and enjoy the journey!