Joshua Samuel Brown is the author of two books of short stories, How Not To Avoid Jet Lag & other Tales of Travel Madness (2014) and Vignettes of Taiwan (2005). He’s also authored or co-authored over a dozen travel guides, including two editions of Lonely Planet Taiwan (2007 & 2010), two editions of Lonely Planet Belize (2008 & 2011) and the Singapore City Guide (2008).
His work has appeared in numerous publications, including Bicycle Times, the South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong Standard, the China Post, the Taiwan News, the Colorado Daily, Beijing Scene, City Weekend, Business Traveler Asia, Cat Fancy, Dim Sum Literary Journal, Destination Belize, Travel in Taiwan & many others.
A passionate amateur chef, Joshua is also regular contributor to Lonely Planet’s annual trade publications, having researched, prepared & written up a dozen recipes for books with titles like The World’s Best Street Food, The World’s Best Spicy Food & The World’s Best Brunches. He contributes regularly to the Lonely Planet Website has maintained a blog called Snarky Tofu since 2006.