Kristen Lum


  • Beijing, China, Asia

Kristen Lum is a correspondent who lives in Beijing and covers the city for Forbes Travel Guide. Born and raised in the Sunshine State, Lum graduated with double degree in communications and Chinese. Since moving to Beijing in 2006, she’s been hooked on the dynamic, fascinating city. Beginning her career in PR and marketing for Beijing’s top nightlife and dining destinations, she went on to create, one of the city’s most-read lifestyle blogs offering the inside scoop on local happenings. A devoted foodie with an insatiable curiosity to seek out both hidden gems and current trends, Lum likes sharing her tips on Beijing’s multifaceted, quickly developing creative industries, including art, music, film, fashion, nightlife and the exciting (yet fickle) dining scene.