Meet the Ireland Expert  . . .  Michele Erdvig

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Author and travel consultant Michele Erdvig has been known as an expert on Ireland for many decades. As one publication reported, "She knows Ireland like the back of her own hand".  To add to her accomplishments, Michele has completed an extensive course and has been certified by Tourism Ireland as an Ireland Expert.

Michele first visited Ireland in 1973 and was instantly captivated by the land of her ancestors. Since then she has returned to the Emerald Isle repeatedly in her never-ending quest to make travel to Ireland easier for others.

Besides being the author of the guidebooks
Best Little Guide to Ireland and Michele Erdvig's Ireland Dream Trip, Michele creates tailor-made itineraries for those traveling to the Emerald Isle. For decades she has planned vacations to Ireland for others, doing trips

Michele Erdvig at Knappogue Castle

Michele Erdvig at  Muckross Gardens

as diverse as family reunions, group trips, anniversaries, honeymoons, business trips, marriage proposals and even a dentists' convention. Ireland is Michele's specialty and she knows every facet of  her chosen field inside out.

Michele's new endeavor is her
Irish Shop. She has created unique products from her photos of Ireland.

Born in Massachusetts, Michele spent her formative years in Miami Florida before relocating to the Atlanta Georgia area with her husband Barry. Always interested in writing, she was an award-winning writer for her high school paper and yearbook. She majored in journalism in college and contributed articles to her college newspaper. She was also assistant editor and editor of many different publications and has written for local and big city newspapers and magazines. For several years she wrote the column
Portrait of Ireland for a regional Celtic publication. Michele is also a publisher, illustrator, photographer, travel adviser and webmaster. Currently she enjoys creating a free newsletter about Ireland that comes out periodically throughout the year.

For several years Michele enjoyed being the resident
"Ireland Expert" at Ireland's National Tourism Service where she moderated online forums and answered thousands of questions about every aspect of traveling to Ireland. For several years she was the highest rated expert on Ireland at the AskMe.com web site. Currently she is the top-rated expert on Ireland at AllExperts.com. But her favorite place to help those traveling to Ireland is on her own Ireland Travel Forum on this web site where she answers questions free.

In 2004 Michele began presenting her
Emerald Awards to outstanding premises in Ireland.

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