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.
There’s no shame in looking like a tourist and, in all honesty, sometimes it can work to your benefit in ways that are underappreciated. read more »
Erica Ho // Jun. 30, 2014 // Comment
It’s not often the Air France Expo is in town, so we couldn’t pass up the chance to geek out on a little Air France history and their newest cabin offerings. read more »
An actual study has now confirmed what I’ve known all along — that paying for Internet is highway robbery. read more »
Is it really cheaper to take an international trip than vacation at home? To test my theory, I decided to put my money where my mouth was. read more »
Give me a second while I mull this over, pause, slightly gross out and then somewhat reluctantly accept that we’re all human beings here. read more »
Erica Ho // Jun. 23, 2014 // Comment
Perhaps I’m regretting the fact that I didn’t try to requalify for Star Alliance Gold last year, but I really do miss my lounge benefits. read more »
I can’t explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. read more »
I cheer every time I’m out of JFK in less than 20 minutes. But what if I was traveling with a boyfriend? Is my dating pool only limited to Global Entry members? read more »
Oberyn Martell // Prince of Dorne // Game of Thrones
‘Tis a big and beautiful world. Most of us live and die in the same corner where we were born and never get to see any of it. I don’t want to be most of us.
There’s a foolproof solution for beating jet lag? It turns out the trick may just be fasting on a particular diet of carbs and proteins. read more »
Travel credit cards get touted for their benefits all the time, but it’s all moot if they don’t stand up to scrutiny when push comes to shove. read more »
It’s been about eight months since I’ve done some adventure traveling, but as soon as I got to Colombia I quickly remembered that no one enjoys being ripped off. read more »
John Berryman // Poet // "A Point of Age"
We must travel in the direction of our fear.
The good news? We have no time to make you go run and fetch coffee. But if you love to geek out on travel, read on. read more »
Googling can truly be an art form it itself sometimes. Technology, so great. read more »