Erin Explores

by Erin Elaine

Gijón, Spain (June 2015)

Gijón was the last new city I had time to visit while I was in Spain last summer. I was just looking for somewhere beautiful and relaxing, and this place … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Burgos, Spain (June 2015)

I arrived in Burgos in the middle of a big festival. I got to see paper maché statues paraded through town, a crowd very excited about laundry being hung from … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Madrid (June 2015)

My time in Madrid last summer was a mix of Spanish classes, visiting museums I hadn’t yet been to, and revisiting my favorite places.   From the moment I stepped … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

León, Spain (June 2015)

Last June I spent a weekend in sunny León, Spain. I loved staring up at the huge facade of the cathedral, and wandering the medieval streets. Did you know the … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

San Sebastián (June 2015)

Last summer I spent a month in Spain. I took Spanish lessons in Madrid M-F and spent each weekend in a different city. It was a lot of fun! The … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

New York City (April 2015)

Since I was already in Boston visiting my friend Vicki, and our mutual friend/coworker-from-Madrid Sandy was going to be in NYC, we took a little jaunt over to the city … Continue reading

December 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Boston, Mass (April 2015)

Last April I took a trip to Boston to see my friend Vicki. The city had just had its snowiest winter in a long time, and there was still a … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maui, Hawaii (Dec ’14) [part 2]

By far my favorite part of the whole trip was the Road to Hana. It’s a 64-mile stretch of cliffside highway, and there are about 640 curves along the way. … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maui, Hawaii (Dec ’14) [part 1]

Less than an hour on the island and I was already on the beach. My rented Jeep Wrangler was parked at my AirBnB – literally a stone’s throw from the … Continue reading

November 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Oahu, Hawaii (Dec 2014)

Last Christmas I took a trip to Hawaii to get away from the cold and gloom of Washington (although in hindsight, we had a mild winter in Ellensburg). I spent … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Last Day in Madrid, 2014

The last day of July was my last day in Madrid before moving back to the USA. I started with a yummy, fresh, cheap breakfast. I will definitely miss this. … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Zermatt, Switzerland (July 2014)

The small town of Zermatt is snuggled right up against the end of a valley, at the base of the Matterhorn. The Matterhorn (14,692ft) is the iconic silhouette of the … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lauterbrunnen Valley, Switzerland (July 2014)

The Lauterbrunnen Valley is one of only 3 places in Europe that I’ve returned to (the others being Madrid and Amsterdam). It’s so beautiful and peaceful that I just couldn’t … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Oslo, Norway (July 2014)

I only had 1 full day (2 nights) in Oslo, but I made the most of it. I went to the Folk Museum, which is an outdoor museum of actual … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · 3 Comments
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