Educated in Taiwan and the USA, she now works in Switzerland and China. Since her teens, she has been keen to discover places in the more remote corners of the world. She works as a cultural researcher and is writing the book CHINA AT ITS LIMITS with Matthias Messmer, a cross-culture "thinker with a camera." He has worked in China since 2001. They are also the authors of CHINA'S VANISHING WORLDS.