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Nina Koo-Seen-Lin

Travel, food and fashion writer based in London

Originally from North West London, Nina graduated with a 2:1 BA degree in English from De Montfort University. She went on to do a Masters in Children's Literature at Roehampton University, completing a 20,000 word dissertation on the Moomins. Her writing work has been published in both print and online publications including Prima, EasyLiving.co.uk, The London Word and Running In Heels.

With a passion for reading, Nina can often be found rummaging through boxes of books in independent bookshops, charity stores and car boot sales. Her favourite writers include Tove Jansson, Daphne du Maurier, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Neil Gaiman. She's currently working on her own idea for a children's novel typing the drafts on her vintage typewriter.

Five Cool Things to do With Rum

It's summertime now and therefore, every day is rum day, hooray! Rum is one of best spirit to drink during the hot months. The pirates of the Caribbean regarded it as their most precious treasure.
18/06/2014 13:30 BST

Singapore Twitterati Reveal the Island-Country's Best Kept Foodie Secrets

There are many reasons to go to Singapore. In fact, there are so many that people are now moving out there in droves to live the expat life. The No.1 reason to at least visit the city-state is food. Eating is a big part of the Singapore lifestyle, because anything you decide to order is bound to taste incredible.
16/06/2014 15:18 BST

How to Write a Letter to Your Long Lost Family

You are on a mission - an emotional journey - to find your long lost family member. The person you have wondered about all your life. You have done the research, built a family tree, asked relatives about what they know
27/08/2013 14:05 BST

Five Caribbean Islands for Celeb-Spotting

Like the rest of us, celebrities sometimes need to get away from the humdrum of normal working life. The Caribbean is a hot spot for celeb-spotting. There are so many stars shining on the beach they can out-rival the number of twinkly lights in the sky on an overcast night.
24/06/2013 15:01 BST