Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs
When first female solo traveller Ida Pfeiffer visited Hong Kong in 1847
- The Austrian travel writer paved the way for famous solo female travellers such as Nellie Bly and Isabella Bird
- ‘One of the most remarkable travellers who ever lived, she circumnavigated the globe twice
Adam has lived in Hong Kong since 1988. He briefly managed the demise of the Wanderlust travel bookshop on Hollywood road in the mid 1990s, then worked as Associate Editor on Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine Discovery for several years. He began writing Travellers’ Checks for Post Magazine in 1998, working for several years under the pseudonym Peter Walbrook. A former contributing editor for the exclusive luxury travel guide NB Review, he has also edited several books, including the first-ever travel guide to Uzbekistan in 1996, and 'The Amazing Adventures of Betsy And Niki' (2008) by Captain Charles “Chic” Eather. His non-fiction book 'The Great Fire of Hong Kong', was published in 2010.