Raised by expat parents in Germany and Japan, Arwen was bitten by the travel bug at an early age. After completing her undergraduate studies and law degree in the United States, she spent four years living and working in London and almost six in Singapore. She has travelled extensively in Europe, Asia and points beyond.

AFAR badgeHer writing and photography have been published in print and online. Look out for her features in magazines such as World Travel Magazine, Smile, Scoot, Fah Thai and JetWings. In 2011, AFAR Magazine’s online collaborative travel guide designated her as a “Local Expert” on Singapore.