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The 2016 NBA All Star Game will be played in Toronto, Ontario, on 14 February at Air Canada Centre.

It will be the first time the game has ever been played outside the United States.

Click here to buy tickets: NBA All Star Game Tickets.

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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
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wanchai on Hong Kong Island.
I'm in Hong Kong at the moment, taking a vacation from my travels.
What Camera I Use
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

Packing Tips even a Football Fan Can Follow!

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

Click here to watch a cartoon that will teach you How to Pack Like a Flight Attendant!

Where I've Been

What I'm Reading

What I've Read

As Japanese troops close in on the ancient imperial city of Peking, the daughter of a retired diplomat is brutally murdered. The case is left unsolved until a footnote in a book attracts the attention of an investigative reporter.

Midnight in Peking is proof that fact really CAN be stranger than fiction.

Read my review of the book here: Midnight in Peking

More Book Reviews

Michael with Go Set a Watchman

When I'm not travelling, I like to read. Click on the following links for some of my book reviews:

Coming Events

A highly opinionated list of exciting upcoming events to challenge your mind and your body follows. Click on the pix for complete details.

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Hong Kong Arts Festival - Hong Kong, 19 February - 20 March 2016
Raiders Fundraising Cruise for a Cause - 18 - 21 March 2016
TBEX'16 Asia - Manila, Philippines - 13 - 16 October 2016
Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Ubud, Bali, autumn 2016, dates to be announced.



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Here I am with fellow travel bloggers in Bangkok, Thailand.

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