Global Outings® (87)

Finding Happiness as a Nomad

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Erin-in-Petra-by-photo-GoErinGoVagabond. Homeless. Drifter. These are just a few of the names thrown at me. But what I am is a nomad: someone with no permanent home base, instead living my life on the road. Sometimes I stay a few months …

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My Travel Addiction

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Kuna Grandmother, photo by GoErinGoA few months back I was a guest speaker at local Geography Club. Members included both adults and children aged 7-15, so I was looking for a topic that would have wide appeal. The one I chose? The numerous cool …

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Video Q&A: Volunteering Overseas

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Little Angel in Classroom

This month, our video Q&A features questions from three readers which I’ve never met in person, but who took the time to write in with questions – too cool!

Two of these questions are about finding volunteers opportunities overseas and …

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Hiring a Personal Tour Guide: NYC

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

I met my good friend Laurie last time I was in NYC. She was introduced to me by another good friend, also named Lori, who I met on my Antarctica expedition ship. Both Lori and Laurie are NYC tour guides, …

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Global Itineraries: Q&A *Video*

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

This month I answer questions on where to go on your upcoming summer holidays. Tune in if you’re wondering:

  • What countries are best if you’re traveling with a 2-year old
  • Where to go for a 7-10 day break from North

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Antarctica vs. the Arctic

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Ship in Icy Waters

How well do you know your ice-world geography? Here’s a test:

  • Do polar bears at the South Pole?
  • Do penguins live at the North Pole?
  • Can you see the Aurora Borealis in Antarctica?

No, No & Nope!

(Actually this last …

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Mummies of the World, Part II

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

I’m not sure what it says that this mummy article is so detailed that it takes two posts. Perhaps I am a bit obsessed with decayed (yet preserved!) humans? Well, never mind…

Here’s the story of my continued fascination with …

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Mummies of the World

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

I wouldn’t say that I’m obsessed with mummies, but I am fascinated by them. It’s amazing to see how the human body can be preserved over such a long length of time. And how, after centuries under wraps, they can …

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Top 10 Travel Bucket List

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Here’s the thing: The more you travel, the more you want to travel. This might seem like inverse logic, but you hear so many stories about wonderful places from fellow travelers that your Bucket List just keeps getting longer and …

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A Charmed Life

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

As I think back over my trip, I’m mildly surprised that I came through the two years relatively unscathed.

I managed to hold onto my valuables such as cash, credit cards and my passport (with the exception of some bank …

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