Jade has been a journalist for more than 15 years. She has lived in and reported on the Middle East, China, Europe and the United States. It's no coincidence many of her favorite places have some of the best waves in the world. Jade has authored more than 40 Lonely Planet books. She's edited sections for Time Out, The Independent, The Telegraph and Radio Times and has contributed to The Times, CNN, Newsweek and Outside Magazine. She feels privileged to share tales from this wonderful planet we call home.