Award-winning journalist, TV host, producer, photographer, and director. He's best known for producing and directing the documentary series Tough Rides: Brazil and Tough Rides: India. He became a regular contributed to the New York Times in 2004.
He earned a degree in International Politics from the University of Toronto in 2001. Subsequently, he moved to China in 2002.
He published several books such as Sacred Mountains and Chinese Turkestan. He was named to PDN magazine's list of 30 emerging photographers in the world.
He married Jasmine Bian in September 2008. The couple has two children together.
He's a fan of comedian Jerry Seinfeld.