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Michael Taylor at the W Resort & Spa in Bali.

Hi! My name is Michael Taylor, I live in Hong Kong, and I'm a self-described Accidental Travel Writer.

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Where I Am Now
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I'm in Hong Kong at the moment, taking a vacation from my travels.
What Camera I Use
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Olympus G-4 16 MP Waterproof Digital Tough

I’m tough on cameras, so I chose an Olympus G-4 16 MP Waterproof Digital Tough. Here’s why I like it:

  • It’s easy to use (I'm technologically challenged);
  • It’s shock proof to 7 feet (I’ve already dropped it several times);
  • It’s waterproof to 50 feet;
  • It’s freeze proof to 14 degrees Fahrenheit;
  • It’s crush proof to 220 pounds.

AND it takes pretty good pictures! Best of all, I can slip it in my pocket. No need for a camera case.

Click here to buy it on Amazon: Olympus TG-4 16 MP Waterproof Digital Tough Camera

How to Pack Like a Flight Attendant
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Packing Tips even a Football Fan Can Follow!

Roll, bundle, or fold? Is there a best way to pack?

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Where I've Been

Is It True?
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Thailand is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations, and within the Asia Pacific, it often tops the list in terms of international tourist arrivals. But is it also one of the world’s deadliest destinations as an author claims?

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Thailand: Dangerous Destination – by John Stapleton

Book Reviews

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