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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 > November

Erin at Honolulu Rotary Lunch

Join me for one of my readings in Nov:

Book sales during the Sacramento REI  signing will benefit Placer Land Trust…. read more!


Green tram San Francisco, photo by GoErinGo

I have a soft spot for trams, which stems from my love of riding public transportation to explore urban centers.

In this guest post for the TravelDudes blog, I offer a rundown of the world’s tram lines and my 3 favorites:

Giving U

Team Erin-Aura-Van

Last Saturday was the 30th Annual International Coastal Clean-Up Day—the world’s largest volunteer effort to clean up our oceans and waterways.

648,015 volunteers in 92 countries picked up trash. Here’s the list of Top 10 countries:

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

orange shippping container

I’m one of the tiny house people. One who yearns for simplicity and self-sufficiency. Someone who admires minimalism. A gal who thinks happiness is the absence of “stuff.”

Here’s how I’m feeding my obsession with Living Mini…

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