I can promise you that this encounter with a red kangaroo did end well, or I wouldn't be typing this.
Photo Credit: David Hughes
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.
When I used to live on the other side of the world, I always dreaded about getting ‘the call.’ Simply, all it meant to me was that even if I got on the next flight, I would never make it in time. read more »