Erin Explores

by Erin Elaine

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

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

Simple Joys

Enjoying a day of perfect weather is one of the true simple joys in life. Today was one of those days in Madrid. The seasons change suddenly in Madrid. One … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment


Daydreaming about traveling doesn’t require bravery. Enjoying the concept of traveling without actually doing it doesn’t require bravery. Asking your friends about their adventures doesn’t require bravery. But actually traveling, … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

Some experiences in Madrid

I’ve been told by the locals here that fall and spring are very short in Madrid, and it usually goes very quickly from summer to winter, and from winter to … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

No regrets

The fact that I’m moving to Spain in a week still feels unreal to me. It’s hard to wrap my head around it. I have no context in which to … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

How quickly things change

I spent the last year pretty depressed about not finding a real teaching job. With the economy the way it is, I was afraid of having such a long gap … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · 2 Comments

Today’s Thoughts on Spain

I am excited and nervous at the same time. I feel ready and yet completely unprepared. This feels like the adventure I’ve been waiting for forever, and yet it doesn’t … Continue reading

July 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

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