Archive for June, 2011

Packing: RTW Trip – Clothes *Video*

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Bolognia Train Station

I recently heard the term “Death by Luggage,” while hefting suitcases on and off Italian trains. Here’s a quick video of me whining in Bologna about our luggage “situation”:

While I was bemoaning the fact that Mom and I had …

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MESSAGE from Cambodia

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

Elephant Box

I didn’t expect to especially like Phnom Penh, but I loved it! Truly my favorite of all the Indochinese capitals. I’m not sure what it was about the city, but it had, how do you say it? Personality!

In particular, …

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Cabbages & Condoms – Giving U™

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

Cabbages Sign

What I love most about the Bangkok-based restaurant Cabbages & Condoms is that it has a sense of humor. This is obvious by the condoms throughout the restaurant, like:

• Superheroes wearing condom attire. Condom Man says “Don’t be shame, …

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My Tennis Grand Slam

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Erin at Oz Open

As most of you know, I’m a huge tennis fan. While just a social player (and a mediocre one at that), I still love the game – especially to watch matches from the stands during a sunny day!

So I …

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Aki Ra – Adventure Philanthropist *Video*

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011


Of course, I went to Siem Reap to see Angkor Wat. But I also went because I wanted to visit Cambodia’s Land Mine Museum. Founded by Aki Ra, Cambodia’s Land Mine Museum and Relief Center mission is to:

  • Tell Aki

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GoErinGo in the Media: May – June

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

At the French Open

Hi Adventure Philanthropists!

As y’all know, I’m a regular contributor to the online travel magazine Since these articles aren’t posted on my web site, I thought I’d share 3 articles I wrote for them in the past …

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Khmer Killing Nightmare

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Killing Field Memorial

I’ve seen a lot of amazing things so far on my 2-year trek. But the image that has stayed with me the most is my visit to Choeung Ek Memorial, known as Cambodia’s Killing Fields.

The image that sticks in …

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I joined the circus! – Giving U™

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Circus Group

While in Battambang, Cambodia I spent a little time doing some volunteer work for Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS), a nonprofit organization using art to help treat children’s psycho social needs. They are best known for their traveling circus.

I was …

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Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Monks at Alms

Welcome to Lane Xang – the Land of a Million Elephants – as the Lao empire was known from 1354-1707. Unfortunately, only about 1,600 elephants remain in Laos, 560 of which are working in the logging industry.

Elephants aside, here …

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Donate My Dollars: June – Help Send 2 Girls to Self-Defense Summer Camp! – Giving U™

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Kids Group

We did it Adventure Philanthropists — Thank you!

Our collective votes over the last month enabled us to give 2 scholarships — split among 4 girls — to attend a Personal Safety & Self-Defense Summer Camp!


Next month I’ll …

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