Hg2 : The Hedonist

Kristina Pérez

Kristina Perez has been a Visiting Assistant Professor at Hong Kong University’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre. Her work covering China and Southeast Asia has appeared in The Wall Street Journal Asia, Conde Nast Traveler, CNN, and the South China Morning Post, among others. She is also the author of THE MYTH OF MORGAN LA FEY (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) based on the research for her PhD at the University of Cambridge. Previously she worked for many China-based publications including The Beijinger, That’s Shanghai, That’s Beijing Home, Urbane China, That’s Pearl River Delta and Urbanatomy Shanghai. She is frequently cited as a local travel expert by CityWeekend Beijing magazine and The Global Times. What makes her a hedonist? “I think I was a hedonist from age four. We spent a month at the Alvear Palace in BA so I could be a flower girl in my godfather’s wedding. At the time

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