Chris Schalkx

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Chris Schalkx is a freelance writer and photographer with a focus on travel and design. He swapped his native Holland almost a decade ago for a home in Bangkok, which he uses as a base to explore cool local emerging designers and offbeat travel destinations in Asia and beyond. His words and photos have appeared in print and online on Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Architectural Digest, Bloomberg Pursuits, and more.

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