Archive for December, 2011

Investing in American Education!

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Oh man!  We only got 40 votes this time’ round and so we missed our goal by a wide margin. The GoErinGo! Fund will donate $500 to support the POSSE Foundation and help invest in American education.

I’m convinced that …

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Erin’s Articles

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

In 2011, I was a regular columnist at These articles are not posted on the GoErinGo website, but you can view them here.

Happy reading!

• Nov. 23, “Affordable Africa:”

• Nov. 18, “Cruising on the Cheap:”

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Erin’s Pick in “Seven Most Bucket List-Worthy Destinations for 2011″

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Paul Eisenberg’s article “Seven Most Bucket List-Worthy Destinations for 2011” was published on January 2, 2011 on

“If you haven’t seen the 2007 film “The Bucket List” about two terminally ill guys attempting to get through their …

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MESSAGE Panama City *Video*

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Panama City is the largest city in the country with a population of 880,000 (more than 1.2 million if surrounding areas are included) and its located at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal.

I have to say, I genuinely …

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Empanadas for All!

Monday, December 26th, 2011

Now that I’m in Central America I’m gorging on one of my favorite foods: empanadas! An empanada is stuffed pastry that is either baked or fried. The dough is stuffed with just about anything: cheese, meats, vegetables and fruits. My …

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Little Angels in Uganda! *Video*

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

On the shores of Uganda’s Lake Bunyonyi is a school called Little Angels Needy Children and Orphan Project. On the site of this picturesque lake, I found an even more beautiful vision – happy healthy children at school!

Little Angel

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MESSAGE Caribbean *Video*

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

While on my Trans-Atlantic crossing we stopped off at three Caribbean islands: St. Maarten / St. Martin, Antigua, and Barbados. Interestingly, St. Maarten (Dutch) & St. Martin (French) are two countries sharing the same small island. You can drive around …

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My Trans-Atlantic Crossing

Monday, December 19th, 2011

In 14 days, I sailed from Mallorca, Spain to Colon, Panama. That’s a voyage of 5,524 nautical miles, spanning 5 countries, 4 islands, and 2 continents. Along the way I got to see 3 nautical icons up close: the Strait …

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Erin’s Articles

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

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 &

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My Profile in National Geographic Traveler!

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Erin Michelson, National Geographic Traveler, Katie Stephens photographer FP

WOW—Check out my profile in National Geographic Traveler magazine!

Here’s an excerpt:

“Erin Michelson is going places. The business consultant (recently based in San Francisco) and self-described “adventure philanthropist” set out on December 31, 2010, on a two-year journey to …

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