Melbourne-based Shawn Low is Lonely Planet's Asia-Pacific Travel Editor. He is a regular contributor to the award-winning Lonely Planet Magazine (UK edition) and blogs for www.lonelyplanet.com and www.news.com.au. He has authored Lonely Planet guides to Singapore, Southeast Asia and China, and written for print publications such as Marie Claire Singapore.
Shawn has provided commentary on travel news and events in the media, including CNN International, Seven Sunrise, Ten News, ABC Radio, 2UE, 3AW and the Australian Radio Network.
Shawn was also the presenter and main subject of the China episode of National Geographic and Lonely Planet TV's Lonely Planet: Roads Less Travelled, which has aired internationally and was nominated for two Asian TV awards.
Find him on twitter @shawnlow (twitter.com/shawnlow)
Watch a trailer for his show here: www.lonelyplanet.com/roadslesstravelled/china.cfm
Publication Date: June 1, 2011 | Series: Country Travel Guide
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