Erin Explores

by Erin Elaine

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

Hiking in the Jungfrau Region

This dog kept barking at the cow, who would run a short distance, terrorizing the hikers. Then she would stop until the dog caught up again. This went on for … Continue reading

July 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

Stockholm Archipelago

Stockholm is amazing, and my favorite part is actually the archipelago outside the city. There are over 25,000 islands, some of them so tiny they only have one house on … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cooking class (in Spanish)

At the end of March I attended a cooking class with my Spanish class. It was a fun way to change things up and get a chance to practice our … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Self Discipline: Budgeting for Travel

I recently read a blog post titled How I Afford Travel: badass trips on a not-so-badass budget. I thought it contained a lot of great tips about fitting your dream … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Books read in the last 3 months

I’ve become a book reading machine! I have re-discovered my love for reading, and the kindle makes it incredibly easy to read anywhere. Running for My Life: One Lost Boy’s … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

beautiful AMSTERDAM, netherlands (july 2013)

I absolutely loved visiting Amsterdam! It is so beautiful, with the canals interspersing the streets, bicycles everywhere, and crooked narrow little Dutch houses. Great beer, and so many small specialized … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

I love my new Kindle Paperwhite!

I had been considering buying a tablet or e-reader ever since I realized how much I had been reading over the summer on my tiny smartphone using the kindle app. … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gimmelwald in the Jungfrau Region, Switzerland

Heading north from Italy, I spent 2 short nights and 2 full days in the Jungfrau region of the Swiss Alps. I slept in a tiny village called Gimmelwald, though … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

Summer of Reading

I’ve done a lot of reading this summer! I loved being able to download new books via my Kindle app on my Smartphone. The battery life is dismal, I can’t … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why The Killers are still my favorite band ever

I never really gave up on Breakin’ out of this two-star town I got the green light, I got a little fight I’m gonna turn this thing around Can you … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Madrid Río

Today I rented a bike (5€ for an hour!) and rode along the Río Manzanares in Madrid with my friend Raquel. About 5 years ago they moved a freeway (autovía … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment


I have recently discovered the joy of biking! When I was young I rode for fun, but now I’m riding to get from here to there, and I love it. … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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