Erin Explores

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 · 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

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

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

Fjords Day 3

I rented a bike and rode all the way around the Esefjord and Svaerefjord and back for a total of 40km. They’re smaller fjords so they feel more enclosed, so … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

Fjords Day 2

I hiked up to 575 meters (started from sea level) and was rewarded with these amazing views. Beautiful!

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fjords, Day 1

I took a ferry along the Naerofjord or “Narrow Fjord”. Mountains appearing around every new bend, soaring up around you and surrounding you. These pictures don’t even come close to … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

First Glimpses of Bergen, Norway

The historic harborfront of Bergen is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it’s clear why. It feels like being transported to another era.

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Valencia

After 2 years of living in Spain I finally made it to Valencia! It’s such a gorgeous city, I found myself staring open-mouthed at the architecture several times. Of course … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Avila

At the end of May I took a day trip to Avila with a friend. The historic center of the city is completely encircled by medieval walls, which have been … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cordoba (Part II – Patio Festival)

Every May, something called the Patio Festival takes place in Cordoba, in Andalucia. Dozens of people open their flower-filled courtyards to the public, and entrance is free! They’re all competing … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cordoba (Part I – the town and the Mezquita)

In May I finally visited Cordoba and I absolutely loved it. Beautiful town, cheap food, history around every corner. My friend Julie and I timed our trip with the annual … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

UNESCO Sites – June 2014

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

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mallorca

I spent 2 full days on the beach and 1 full day poolside, and I took 6 pictures. Ha! Just goes to show how relaxed I was. I read my … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment