Aric S. Queen is a writer, photographer, former radio and television presenter, author, snacker and hat-lover. His previous projects can be seen on National Geographic, BBC Travel and Lonely Planet, and his book "the shanghai [exile] diaries" got excellent reviews by the 17 people who read it. He loves Otis Redding, being an uncle and all forms of Mexican food. He hates raisins, gazpacho and performance art - in that order. He is 42.