Half-Chinese freelance writer Nicole Chabot has lived in Edinburgh, Hong Kong, London and Amsterdam and has worked with clients in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. These range from agencies and corporate clients to publishers, magazines and newspapers. Fodor’s, South China Morning Post, Tatler, and Business Traveller are among her clients. Her writing has also appeared in inflight magazines.

From 2007 to 2011, Chabot worked as a research associate at the China Business Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University where she conducted the interviews for Kowloon: Unknown Territory. She currently works as a freelance writer for the SCMP and other titles.