Lori Erickson is one of America’s top travel writers specializing in spiritual journeys. She’s the author of the new book Near the Exit: Travels With the Not-So-Grim Reaper and the 2017 memoir Holy Rover: Journeys in Search of Mystery, Miracles, and God. Her articles have been published in publications that include National Geographic Traveler and the Los Angeles Times, and her website Spiritual Travels features holy sites around the world.
In this 'Near the Exit' excerpt, the author invites friends to talk about mortality
The 'Holy Rover' author shares her passion for spiritual wandering and pilgrimages
The author looks back to 12th-century mystic Hildegard for ideas on living fully
How to connect more intimately with favorite travel destinations
Severe cases take invasive treatment that many would rather forgo
A series on America's first generation aging with HIV/AIDS