Mi vida en España

(My life in Spain) by Erin Elaine

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

Flåm-Myrdal Railway, Norway (July ’14)

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

In & Around Balestrand, Norway (July 2014)

On the shore of the Sognefjord, Balestrand is a tiny town with lots to offer if you enjoy being outdoors. I used it as a homebase for hiking and biking. … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

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