Zaina Brown is a professional bellydancer, relentless traveler, writer, and filmmaker. She began her dance career in her native Finland before relocating to the US in 2003. After years of dancing in the New York area, Zaina took her career overseas. She has worked as a bellydancer in Egypt, UAE, Bahrain, Yemen, Tunisia, Mali, Morocco, Algeria, Turkey, and India. Her e-book "Stories of a Traveling Bellydancer" (2012) is available on Amazon. Her documentary "Traveling Bellydancer in India" (2015) has screened at Ridgewood Guild Film Festival in New Jersey, the Festival of Colors in Brooklyn, New York, and is the winner of the Canadian ACCOLADE AWARD. Zaina is currently based in Hua Hin, Thailand. Her memoir "Fire In The Belly", about the thrills and hard knocks of dancing in the Middle East and traveling solo in Africa, Asia, and Arabia, is set for publication in January 2019.