Contributor at Forbes. Author: Ghost Cities of China. Other bylines: The Diplomat, Citiscope, SCMP, Reuters. Traveling since 1999, 82 countries.

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I am the author of Ghost Cities of China (Zed Books), and I'm currently working on a book about the New Silk Road. I am a regular contributor to the South China Morning Post, and my stories have appeared in Thompson-Reuters, CityMetric, the New Inquiry, Wanderlust Magazine, and many other top pub...