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Book Photos and Videos

Riding Mae Nam

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!

Book Tour > REI Roadshow

Erin at Honolulu Rotary Lunch

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Photo of Women

I was recently asked to visit Saudi Arabia to speak at a girls’ school. My instant reply: Yes!

But then I thought a bit more about it and now I’m not so sure since the country is governed by Sharia law. Should I go or not?

Giving U

TN Childs Feet

I’m in re-build mode so I don’t have a lot of money to give right now, a situation that is encouraging me to think about philanthropy in all its forms.

I still want to contribute, so here’s how I’m being philanthropic on a budget:

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

Summer Cottage TN

A benefit of living as a nomad is that I get to stay in all manner of places. My most recent abode was a small cottage nestled among the vineyards of Sonoma.

Here’s a peek at my cottage nest and how I spent my month of solitude:

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