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I guess you want to know who Erica Ho is.
I travel first and write second, even though I started the other way around. I used to be a reporter for TIME in Hong Kong and before that, a closet geek over at Gizmodo and Lifehacker. Now I travel over 100,000 miles a year on what my family still is convinced is a four-year-plus "vacation." I also like to eat Mexican food and unfriendly kangaroos for dinner, but never together because that's kinda weird.
The seasons are changing, and so is the site. Starting now, we’re going to be closing commenting for good and will be moving everyone toward our new discussion boards. read more »
Erica Ho // Apr. 16, 2014 // Comment
How has each leader of the free world approached the hazards of jet lag? Each personal technique seems just as different as how they liked their eggs for breakfast. read more »
Erica Ho // Apr. 9, 2014 // Comment
Knowing the the place value of a number is good. read more »
Airline ticket buying advice is mostly all stupid. That is except, of course, mine. read more »
Dr. Charles F. Ehret // Molecular biologist // Overcoming Jet Lag
The atmosphere in the airplane cabin is literally as dry as the Gobi Desert.
It’s crazy to believe there are still places out there that practice it and that I won’t chance across a mass murderer by accident. read more »
It’s certainly one way to make sure your luggage never ends up in the wrong hands. Not literally your face, but a picture of your face would probably suffice. read more »
For years, I’ve been looking for the perfect map to adorn my walls. But I think I’ve finally found The One. This scratch-off map comes alive on the walls, revealing a kaleidoscope of colors once you’ve marked the places you’ve visited. read more »
Erica Ho // Mar. 27, 2014 // Comment
It’s just not about having paper and pen handy when your phone dies on you. Though that certainly helps. read more »
I think it’s safe to say that no one enjoys long-haul flights. No one. But here’s how to safely survive a couple of days trapped in an aluminum cannister with your sanity intact. read more »
Erica Ho // Mar. 19, 2014 // Comment
Not all numbers are created equal. The truth is you’ll need to know some more than others. read more »
There’s actually a really easy way to make the swill on board taste a little bit better. read more »
In the six years since Airbnb launched, the company has pretty much managed to redefine budget traveling. Since then, I’ve played the role as both host and guest in several countries and cities, with, more often than not, mixed feelings. read more »
Erica Ho // Mar. 12, 2014 // Comment
Sometimes when I’m on the road, and I see young, poor dreadlocked backpackers, the only thing I want to do is comb their hair. read more »