Mi vida en España

(My life in Spain) by Erin Elaine

Nærøyfjord, Norway (July 2014)

Nærøyfjord means “Narrow Fjord”, and it’s named that for good reason. The walls rise 1400m above the water, and some parts of the fjord are only 500m wide. It is … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Bergen, Norway (July 2014)

Bergen was my first stop in Norway. What a delightful little coastal town! A lot of people stay here or in Stavanger as a “home base” to begin their fjord … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

Stockholm Archipelago

During my five days in Sweden in July 2014, I spent two of those days in the middle archipelago. What is the middle archipelago? you may ask. Well, since there … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stockholm, Sweden (the city)

In July of 2014 I spent five full days in Stockholm. It was nice to slow down a bit and have more time to see the city, which I really … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

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 · 1 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
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