Amar Grover grew up in Hong Kong before moving to London to study law. In between long spells of travel in Australasia he qualified and worked in London for a several years before turning to travel writing and photography. His work has appeared in most of the British broadsheets' travel sections. He now contributes mainly to the Financial Times Weekend Travel, Geographical magazine, WEXAS Traveller, Travel Africa and occasionally to the Independent on Sunday
and Conde Nast Traveller.