Alexandra Purcell Garcia

Alex is Shanghai Family’s Managing Editor, who started writing for Ringier as a freelancer back in 2014. With a BA degree in Travel and Tourism, A Level in Freelance Writing and teaching qualifications, she was also a former ESL secondary school and kindergarten teacher. She enjoys researching and writing anything beauty, fashion or wellness related – among other topics – and loves interacting with the growing number of Shanghai-expat-families. Originally from the UK, she was a journalist in Madrid, Spain, and a copywriter for a UK travel website before moving to Shanghai in early 2014 with her husband. Her free time is spent traveling, blasting out her favourite songs and trying all the dinner hotspots in the city. She also worked as the Beauty and Wellness Editor on our partner magazine, City Weekend.

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