The Team

Akiko Nakamura

Travel Editor

Akiko was born in the Japanese city of Osaka. Following an architecture study and brief period as an interior architect she decide an office was not her thing. After completing her Bachelor in Journalism she became a travel editor for a leading Japanese newspaper. Since 2002 she covers the travel industry. 

Favorite destinations: 

Bali, Hong Kong, Thailand

Anna Nilsson

Travel Editor

Anna is born and raised in Stockholm and still calls the Swedish capital her home today. She started her career at a local television station and held various editorial positions after that. Following her role as editor-in-chief for an international travel magazine she is now one of the thriving powers at 10 to Travel. 

Favorite destinations: 

Italy, Mexico, South Africa

David Frei

Freelancer

David from Switzerland loves traveling and turned his passion into his job. In his previous career he was a banker which paid well enough but provided nowhere near enough spare time to pursue his desire to explore the world. David enjoys both luxury hotels but also explore locations off the beaten track. 

Favorite destinations: 

Japan, Seychelles, Vietnam

George Spencer

Freelance

George from London has been writing about all things travel related since 1996. Following various positions at national and later international travel publications he returned to his beloved freelance position. George racks up the most miles traveling all corners of the world year after year. 

Favorite destinations: 

Chile, Namibia, Hong Kong

Javier Rodriguez

Contributing Editor

Javier is originally from Mexico but has lived in Los Angeles the most part of his live. Following his journalism studies he  worked for an American daily newspaper where he got the opportunity to specialize in travel. It took him to unexpected parts of the world and he loves to contribute to 10 to Travel.  

Favorite destinations: 

Brazil, France, Oman

Li Jing

Travel Editor

Li Jing is from Chongqing, probably one of the least known cities with more than 15 million inhabitants. After finishing her studies International Politics she moved to Hong Kong where following  a range of different careers she became a editor-at-large for a leading travel magazine. 

Favorite destinations: 

India, New Zealand, Switzerland

Philipp Neumann​

Contributing Editor

Philipp from Hamburg completed a Master in Business Administration in Vienna. He worked for a leading business travel company for nearly two decades before starting his own venture which he sold just 5 years later. Now he travels the world and contributes to 10 to Travel on a regular basis. 

Favorite destinations: 

China, Greece, Maldives

Susan Kent

Travel Editor

Susan from a small town in South England was born with a pen in her hand. Both her mother and grandfather are successful writers and novelists. Susan decided to write her own story and contributes short pieces to dozens of leading publications around the world. Traveling is her main passion. 

Favorite destinations: 

Indonesia, Portugal, Scotland