A US-born Brit, Josh Colston has traveled extensively in Asia, Europe and Latin America. During the three years that he spent working as a consultant in demography for an international development agency, Josh would go on frequent trips to Latin America where he developed a deep interest in the politics and culture of the region. Prior to this, Josh had worked as a singing waiter in Paris, a university lecturer in Beijing, a volunteer for an NGO in India and an amateur music journalist in London.