Akanksha Singh is a writer and culture journalist based in Mumbai, India. She has written for Atlas Obscura, Bustle, Bon Appétit, CNN's Parts Unknown, HuffPost, The Independent, Roads and Kingdoms, South China Morning Post, and Sydney Morning Herald among others. Prior to transitioning into freelancing full-time, she worked in an advertising agency, in a laboratory, and in a mining company as a geology intern. She holds a B.Sc. in geology from McGill University, Canada, and studied writing at The University of Queensland, Australia.