Author Archive | Eric Michelson

Travel Like a Boss with These 6 Amazing Malaysia Travel Apps

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It was 1:30 a.m., and I was taking in the Malaysian nightlife near the PETRONAS Towers in Kuala Lumpur.

I needed to wake up early to catch a bus, so I decided I should get back to my hostel …

Make Friends in China: 5 Fun Ways to Put Yourself out There

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There’s an old Chinese proverb, 黄金万两容易得,一个知心最难寻。(huáng jīn wàn liăng róng yì dé, yí gè zhī xīn zuì nán xún.) – Gold is easy to obtain, but a great friend is the hardest to find.

Chinese culture places a lot …

Slow Travel: 7 Benefits of Taking Your Time as You See the World

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The famous Taoist philosopher Laozi once said, “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.”

All too often, people who travel seem to have a list of things they want to accomplish. It doesn’t matter …

Want to Travel with Your Android Device? Download These 6 Japan Travel Apps


The author Donald Richie once said, “Japan never considers time together as time wasted. Rather, it is time invested.”

When you invest your time in traveling Japan and spending time with Japanese people, you go about unlocking secrets of …

New in Town? Follow this Guide for How to Make Friends Abroad

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Maya Angelou once said, “A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”

When we travel abroad, one way we can guarantee that we’ll have a good time is by making new friends.

And potential friends are everywhere! They could …

Searching for the Best Places to Live in Austria? These 5 Cities Will Capture Your Heart


In the movie “Predator,” Austrian-born movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger screams at the top of his lungs, “Get to the chopper!”

He was in such a rush to get out of the jungle that he didn’t have the chance to …

Travel Safety Apps: 5 You Should Download to Stay Safe and Sound

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Voltaire once said, “The danger which is least expected soonest comes to us.”

We might not expect anything to go terribly wrong when we travel abroad. We’re on vacation! Life should be relaxing. All we have to focus on is …