Here’s your Go Erin Go Weekly Update – Enjoy!
I’ve been tapped to write a 6-part series on “Volunteering in Dangerous Places” for the popular website MeetPlanGo.
To kick off the series, this month’s article focuses on my adventures volunteering in Lira, Uganda. (Think: Kony 2012, Lord's Revolutionary Army, child soldiers, mass rape.)
Read why I decided to go and how I ensured my own safety...
Favorite: How to Survive a Scorpion Sting
The first night on Nicaragua's Ometempe Island, my travel buddy Clara and I had a bit of a scare. While showering, a scorpion dropped on Clara and she came running and screaming (naked) out of the bathroom.
I was fully committed to helping my friend survive this ordeal...
Photo of the Week: Akha Grandmother, refugee camp on the Thailand-Burma border.
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