Mi vida en España

(My life in Spain) by Erin Elaine

Split, Croatia

Split’s center is dominated by Diocletian’s Palace (Roman) and the “new town” which is Medieval. The former palace has been converted to a combo of museums, private shops, restaurants, and … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

My expectations were high but exploring the park blew them all away! It was absolutely stunning. The park is a series of dozens of terraced lakes connected by hundreds of … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Hvar Town (Sail Croatia Part V)

Hvar Town is the “new” town on the island of Hvar. It’s a major international destination, frequented by the rich and famous. We started by pulling up by a small … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vis (Sail Croatia Part IV)

Vis was my favorite stop during Sail Croatia. It has rich history and a very Croatian heart while still offering some beautiful beaches and views. Before arriving, we had a … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Stari Grad Hvar (Sail Croatia Part III)

The morning before going to Stari Grad, there was a storm, which meant no swim stop. We all took seasickness pills and tried to distract ourselves. Eventually the weather improved … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Korčula (Sail Croatia Part II)

The next stop on my week with Sail Croatia was the island of Korčula. Before exploring the island, I did a kayaking excursion. We kayaked out to a small uninhabited … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mljet (Sail Croatia Part I)

At the end of June 2014 I began a week-long trip with Sail Croatia. I took a one-way north-bound Navigator Cruise and had such a blast! There were only 32 … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Make (and Keep) a Traveler’s Hippocratic Oath

Originally posted on Everywhere Once:
Tours you can take, although we’ll pass First, do no harm. It’s an oath sworn by physicians and a pledge that every traveler should make…

December 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dubrovnik, Croatia

At the end of June I spent 4 days in Dubrovnik before starting my weeklong Sail Croatia adventure. Dubrovnik is such a beautiful and unique city, and the fortified walls … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Too busy for reverse culture shock?

There has definitely been a bit of reverse culture shock, but it hasn’t been as bad as I was expecting. Probably because I’ve been so busy starting the new school … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Slowly settling in

I guess I forgot how much work it is to unpack an entire apartment! The last time I did this was the summer of 2010, and at that time I … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

Moving (back) across an ocean

Yes, I am alive. I returned to WA on July 31st and the culture shock hasn’t been too bad, but it’s definitely there. I’ve spent my time hanging out with … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Strange Math of Traveling Without a Plan

Originally posted on Everywhere Once:
I meant to go here Is it possible to get nothing for something and still think you’ve gotten a good deal? Apparently, the answer to…

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hiking in the Jungfrau Region

This dog kept barking at the cow, who would run a short distance, terrorizing the hikers. Then she would stop until the dog caught up again. This went on for … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

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