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. I also like to eat Mexican food and unfriendly kangaroos for dinner.
No flash. If it’s anything I’ve learned from hanging out with professional photographers, that’s the main thing I’ve picked up. read more »
Douglas Adams // Author // The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Don’t bother booking the hotel with Expedia or another site — they’re the first reservations to get dropped if the hotel is overbooked. read more »
I guess I’m on the same page as everyone when it comes to my honeymoon. Meaning Fiiiiijiiii. read more »
There’s no more telling sign that you travel too much when you show up at the airport on the wrong day. Scratch that. How about when you book the same flight twice without realizing it? read more »
Erica Ho // Jul. 21, 2014 // Comment
Does it look like a pair of boobs to you? For some people, the new logo looks like a butt. I’m actually not here to talk about either. read more »
I’ve carried a lot of weird shit on planes over the years just because you never know how baggage handlers will mess with your stuff. read more »
The unthinkable has happened. You’ve gotten denied for a visa but you’ve already paid for the flight. read more »
Douglas Adams said it best when he mentioned that a towel is the most massively useful tool any interstellar hitchhiker could have in his arsenal. Which makes me secretly wonder if he had a PackTowl stashed away in his bag. read more »
Erica Ho // Jul. 14, 2014 // Comment
After a while, it gets easy to think you’ve seen it all and, worse, to begin taking things for granted. read more »
When T-Mobile announced international data roaming would be free last year, I was ecstatic. Obviously, there was no better way to celebrate than by taking it for a spin throughout three countries and two continents. read more »
Erica Ho // Jul. 8, 2014 // Comment
Haha. Oh wait. This is actually a real question? No, it’s not worth it, at least for domestic. read more »
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