Archive for September, 2012

2 Women in a Male Hamam

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

  • Question: What were 2 women doing in a male hamam?
  • Answer: Getting flashed and a naked rub down.

Last week in Istanbul, my friend Brid and I had a fast one pulled on us. We were looking for …

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Posted in Europe | 2 Comments »

Turkish Delights *Videos*

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Last month, I visited Turkey for the third time! I was so looking forward to returning to one of my favorite countries and to re-acquainting myself with the fabulous city of Istanbul.

About a year before I started my big …

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A Second Look: Revisiting Cities

Monday, September 24th, 2012

At this point, I’ve traveled to so many countries (92 and counting) and international cities (144 just in the past 20 months) that it’s no wonder that I’m starting to double up. In fact, quite a few cities top my …

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Press: Aug / Sept 2012

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

I’m so appreciative of all the coverage GoErinGo is receiving = Thanks! Here’s some of the great press over the past two months:

Sept. 12, 2012 - A New Travelogue: The Botswana Okavango Delta by Erin Michelson for On: Yorkshire

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Join the Fight for Roma Rights!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Congratulations – We exceeded our goal of 250 votes to help preserve Roma rights! Nice job Adventure Philanthropists!

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about “humanitarianism” – the moral acceptance of every human being without distinction of gender, sexual orientation, …

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Posted in Donate My Dollars | 9 Comments »

My Foreigner Freak Out

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Yesterday I had a Grade A foreigner freak out. And boy was it a doozey – I was shouting some internationally recognized bad words and I tried to get the police involved. Whoa….

After more than 20 months on the …

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Posted in How to Cope | 3 Comments »

Helping Orphans in Romania *Video*

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

I met my friend Brid (along with Paula) while traveling in Ethiopia. We had wandered into a tourist agency to enquire about a trekking expedition to the Simian Mountains. We all signed up and had one of the most miserable …

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Joy Ride: Hustled from Romania to Bulgaria

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Throughout most of my trip, I’ve taken public transportation, usually in the form of local ferries and buses to get from country to country. On only a few occasions have I hired a private driver and this story underscores why……

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Posted in Europe | 7 Comments »

MESSAGE: Romania *Videos*

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Romania may just be my favorite European country. I found the countryside surrounded by the Carpathian Mountains to be beautiful and the region’s small medieval towns picture-perfect! Even the capital city of Bucharest exceeded my expectations.

What surprised me most …

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New Veg-Head Thinking

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

While I’m traveling on the road, there’s really not a lot of time for philosophical thinking. Instead, I’m preoccupied with thoughts of:

  • Where I’ll be sleeping tomorrow night
  • The man walking too-close behind to me
  • And if I’m going to

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Posted in Food & Drink | 6 Comments »

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