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Book Photos and Videos

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The extraordinary individuals that you meet in the pages of Adventure Philanthropist come alive in the more than 70 videos and 150 photos that accompany each chapter of the book. Tune in to:

• Admire Little Angels as they dance
• Watch mountain gorillas lunch
• Listen to a Kuna lullaby – and much more!

Women’s Travel Fest 2015

Erin at Honolulu Rotary Lunch

In February, I’ll be speaking at the Women’s Travel Fest 2015. Join us:

• Friday, Feb. 27 – Sunday, Mar. 1, 2015
• San Francisco Design Center Galleria
• Promo code: GoWomen for 10% off

Click here for registration details and more information about my 2015 Speaking Tour.


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When I think of the West Indies, I think rum, palm trees, and steel drum bands—but not politics. Wrong!

Trinidad & Tobago is a totally political place, evidenced by its indigenous Calypso music and its stinging lyrics. So I wanted to find out more…

Giving U

uganda-students 2014 giving

Below is an accounting of my 2014 charitable giving.

One lesson I learned this past year is that how we choose to give is truly as important as how much we give.

Here’s why…

Global Outings


I was recently asked how I’d changed after my two years abroad. I’m more serious, having seen too much to be so naïve.

I now get flashbacks—and not the good kind—when I read about harrowing news from the places I’ve visited. Here’s how I deal with these recollections.

Living Mini


One of the things I loved most about staying in the boat on the Northern Calif coast was the wonderful garden setting, with both sculptures and natural surprises hidden within the garden.

Here’re a few of my favorites…

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