Erin Explores

by Erin Elaine

What you need to know before you hike the Inca Trail

1. It’s hard! This can’t be emphasized enough. You are walking for 8 hours a day for 3 days in a row. Most of that walking is either gaining or … Continue reading

August 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Future Travel Wishlist (Europe)

Here is a wishlist of places I still haven’t been to in Europe. Since all of my travel through the end of the summer has already been planned, these amazing … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bucket List (June 2013 progress)

TRAVEL Gamble in Las Vegas (2009) – It’s hard to explain why I love Vegas so much. It’s completely artificial, and it’s expensive, and yet… I like it. It’s just … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bucket List Update

Career Become a teacher (2012) Travel Travel to all 7 continents Gamble in Las Vegas (2009) See The Killers in Las Vegas (2009) Party until dawn in Las Vegas (2010) … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

What path to choose

I recently had a bit of a revelation about how out of the ordinary my life is right now. I’ve been living in Spain for 4 months now, and it … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Goodbye 2012! Welcome, 2013!

2012 was a very good year for me. I experienced a lot of firsts: First time living abroad First salaried job in my chosen field First time going to Spain, … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

UNESCO World Heritage Sites – how many have I seen before 2013?

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Opening Doors

In exactly 1 week, next Wednesday evening, I will be on a plane to Lisbon (Lisboa) in Portugal for my 4-day weekend. I am so so excited for this trip, … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

I have a lot to be thankful for…

I am thankful for the exciting once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of living in Europe. I am thankful to have a job in my chosen career during a major recession. I am thankful … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

You have a CHOICE.

Life is all about choices, from the big things to the little things. Life doesn’t just happen. Life is only a series of choices, good or bad, mundane or exciting, … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

UNESCO World Heritage Sites!

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Traveling while living in Europe

I’ve just booked a trip to Barcelona for the first 4 days of November! Also 2 days in Segovia next weekend. I’m excited to get out and see more of … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Email to my high school History teacher

Earlier today I sent this email to my former high school History teacher: Mr. Hancock, You may not remember me, but I took US History and AP Human Geography from … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

My first concert in Spain – The Killers

Last night I saw my favorite band in concert, in Madrid! It was quite an experience. I bought my ticket back in June, after I found out about the job. … Continue reading

September 16, 2012 · 1 Comment