Annpo is the pen name of Huang Yi-Ying. Trained in anthropology and journalism, she has worked in international development and as a journalist, before concentrating on her writing full time. Anthropological methods shape the very way she sees the world, every day life is fieldwork. She also takes a deep interest in cultural topics and learning Asia’s many different languages. Annpo is hungry to know the world, she loves to travel, to talk to locals, and judges the success of a trip by how many times she is invited to eat with strangers and new friends. She has previously published Unseen Beijing and writes a blog entitled Hello, Malinowski.