Erin’s Articles

These are several of my recent contributions to the online travel magazine Since these aren’t posted on my web site, I thought I’d share my latest articles with you.

Nov. 23, 2011 – Affordable Africa: Pros & Cons of Overland Truck Tours

One of the most cost-effective ways to explore Africa is via an overland trucking tour. This all-inclusive travel option takes care of all the details for you: 3 meals a day, camping equipment and camp site fees, a guide and driver, and transportation around the region, including truck maintenance, tolls, and petrol.

Take my recent Mountain Gorilla Safari to Uganda. The 6-day tour cost me $840.00 (of this amount $510 was the entrance fee to Bwindi National Park – a non-negotiable cost for anyone who wants to visit the mountain gorillas.) So the “tour” portion was only $330.00…

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Nov. 18, 2011 – Tips for Cruising on the Cheap

I admit it — I like to cruise. And I’m not a senior citizen, or a newlywed, or a BINGO champion (well, not yet anyway!). I’m on my third cruise this year and my first Trans-Atlantic crossing: 2 weeks of relaxation, 5 islands, including 3 Caribbean ports, and 5 consecutive sea days = Bliss!

It’s surprising, but cruising is actually a really affordable way to travel, especially if you consider that all the food you can eat, transportation, entertainment, and accommodation are included in one price.

For the real costs of a cruise, read the full article:

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This entry was posted on Saturday, December 17th, 2011 and is filed under Publications.

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