Archive for March, 2011

#Blog4Japan: Join a Campaign to Help Japan! – Giving U™

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

forjapanI am joining the blogosphere in a cooperative philanthropic effort to channel international donations to local rescue and re-building efforts!

Todd Wassel of the blog Todd’s Wanderings wrote an article about How to Help Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami Survivors, …

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“Live” Broadcast from Fiji

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011


Last week I did my first Ustream broadcast where I wish everyone a Happy New Year’s from Fiji. It’s a little jerky – I’m blaming the slow connection in the island paradise – but still kinda of fun as I …

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Balinese Hut at Puri Mas Paradise – LivingMini®

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Puri_Mas_Lounge_2I love Lombok – an Indonesian island in the western Nusa Tenggara group, directly across the Bali Sea.

This was my first stop after my 6 weeks in Australia and I was primed for some invigorating culture and spicy food. …

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March Media Hits

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Komodo_in_GrassHere’re the two articles that were published by during the last month.
Be sure and check ‘em out!

Indonesia’s Nusa Tenggara islands: “Hunting Komodo with Camera”

Published March 23 – I stopped off in Indonesia just for 10 days …

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Komodo Dragon Slayer Me! *Video*

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

DragonI went to Indonesia for one reason only: to see the famous Komodo dragons!

So after “extensive” online research (I read one recommendation on Trip Advisor about the Perama Boat Tour), I booked my trip for the maximum 5 day …

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Helping Victims of Torture & Trauma – Giving U™

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Meleuca_Refugee_CenterI was lucky enough to volunteer at two nonprofit organizations during my time in Australia – both located in Darwin and both serving the need of Australia’s refugee population.

Worldwide Refugee Crisis

In 2004, the UN estimated that worldwide there …

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Bus-a-Move – Global Outings™

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Greyhound Bus
Here a little treatise on “How to Survive a 20+ hour Bus Ride.” I recently had a refresher course on my 26-hour bus ride between Alice Springs and Darwin.

You know, the ride where recently sprung convicts were escorted on …

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MESSAGE: Indonesia – Coral Triangle *VIDEO*

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Erin_over_fallsI spent my time in Indonesia touring the Nusa Tenggara Islands (translation: Southeast Islands), located just east of Bali.

The Nusa Tenggara Islands are volcanic islands. The East islands’ volcanoes are still active, while the West’s are dormant. The dividing …

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My World Nomad Wardrobe

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

World Nomad Wardrobe
I am pleased to announce that I have lost 5 kilos (luggage weight that is!) Those of you who subscribe to the weekly *Goodie* know that I’m on a mission to limit my check-in baggage to a mere 15 kilos. …

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MESSAGE: Australia – Outback *VIDEO*

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Erin_and_the_Chopper_3When we think of Australia, we’re really thinking about The Outback – it’s 95% of Australia’s land mass and home to only 20% of its people. Truly the great unknown. I couldn’t wait to get there and it was definitely …

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