JUSTIN BERGMAN is the deputy politics and society editor at The Conversation, based in Melbourne. He’s also a food writing instructor with Le Cordon Bleu. 

Justin has reported across China and Southeast Asia as a correspondent for Monocle magazine and frequent contributor to The New York Times travel pages. He's also been published in Roads & Kingdoms, Time, The Associated Press, Mashable, FT Weekend Magazine, Modern Farmer, Elle Decor, The Guardian and other publications. 

He previously taught magazine writing and travel writing through Stanford University’s Creative Writing Continuing Studies Program. 

To contact him, please email at jb@monocle.com.