Nina currently works with Lifestyler, a luxury travel magazine out of Canada with a distribution of over 100,000. 

Find her cover story from the 2013 Spring issue on pursuing happiness in McLeod Ganj, India, here:

Other features include:
Upcoming features include a piece on Mexico City's colorful art scene.

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contact magazine


Nina acted as editor-in-chief of Contact magazine, a grassroots publication out of McLeod Ganj, India, that's works for the Tibetan freedom movement. For the monthly magazine, Nina wrote a number of political features. She also copyedited all incoming work from the number of local and volunteer journalists that she managed and trained. Nina also worked with local photographers and designers on layout for the hardcopy publication. Contact magazine works in conjunction with LHA Charitable Trust, an exemplary volunteer organization and cultural exchange that doubles as the publication's publishing house. 

In 2009-2010, Nina was Time Out Singapore's travel editor. Besides the travel section, Nina also wrote features and listings for a number of other sections, including Around Town, Art, Film, Music, Shopping & Beauty, Sports, and The Rojak. Some of her features include:
For more clips, please contact Nina.

C-Holiday magazine was a luxury lifestyle publication geared towards expatriates living in Thailand. In 2009, Nina wrote a number of articles for C-Holiday, including:
  • Thai-ing the Knot, an article about the Thai wedding tradition sin sod;
  • Bird's Nest Soup; and
  • an in-depth exposé entitled Phi Phi Problems, which delved into heartbreaking stories on possible poisonings and suspicious gang activities on Koh Phi Phi, a popular tourist destination.
C-Holiday is no longer publishing. To read the aforementioned articles, please contact Nina.

From Ink Publishing's Singapore headquarters, Nina wrote as a travel and business writer for a number of their in-flight magazines, including Tiger Tales, Fah Thai, and CONNECT business magazine. In 2009-10, her work included features of the Angkor Butterfly Center in Cambodia; Q&A interviews with Southeast Asian restauranteurs; international event listings; and reviews of the year's best festivals to the year's most innovative underwater watches.

Nina covered Bangkok, Thailand, (2007-08) and Mexico City, Mexico, (2008) for National Geographic Explorer. These comprehensive city guides include articles about the respective city's history, culture, subcultures, food, entertainment, and art.

    About nina

    Nina-Noelle Hall is a freelance writer and editor. She writes features on a number of topics, including travel, culture, politics, music, and more. A globetrotter who hails from Colorado, USA, Nina currently is based in Yangon, Myanmar.