All posts by Michael Brein

Michael Brein, aka The Travel Psychologist, is an author, lecturer, travel storyteller, adventurer, and publisher of travel books and guides. He regularly appears in newspapers, magazines, blogs, and radio programs on the psychology of travel.Michael is the first to coin the term travel psychology. As such, through his doctoral studies, work and life experiences, and world travels, he has become the world's first — and perhaps only — travel psychologist.Michael publishes travel tales ebooks — collections of stories on a specific travel subject, theme, or country: Travel Tales Monthly — a monthly, sort of book-of-the-month potpourri, bookazine of particularly good stories; and Collections — groups of similar kinds of travel stories on very specific subjects, themes, and countries of interest.Michael Brein resides on Bainbridge Island, Washington.You can view The Travel Psychologist blog and website at may email Michael at