Erin Explores

by Erin Elaine

Palace of Catalan Music, Barcelona

While my friend Joanne was exploring Spain, I traveled to Barcelona with her and we had lots of fun. I didn’t take many pictures since I had been there before, … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Santander, Spain

After flying back from Washington but before school started in Madrid, I spent almost 4 days in Santander, in the north of Spain. Each day I did practically nothing except … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pamplona, Spain (May 2013)

In Pamplona we found delicious pintxos, great wine, and one of the most charming main squares I’ve come across. Pamplona’s main claims to fame are the San Fermin Festival (“the … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

San Sebastián – pintxos, pintxos, pintxos! (May 2013)

Our second stop was the beachfront town of San Sebastián. The highlights were the delicious pintxos (pronounced “pinchos”, the Basque version of tapas) and the beautiful scenery. Unfortunately it was … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Salamanca, The Golden City (May 2013)

Since I had 5 days off at the beginning of May, my friend Molly came to visit from Bellingham, and we had a ton of fun! First I introduced her … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Granada and the Alhambra (April 2013)

My friend Julie and I decided that mid-April would be the best time to visit the Alhambra – warm enough for helado but not so warm we would be dripping … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

My trip to Sevilla (Jan 2013)

Sevilla (pronounced “seh-VEE-ah”) is a wonderful city. I had a ton of fun in Sevilla, not only because it’s such a beautiful city, but also because I got involved in … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Holy Toledo!

Last weekend I visited Toledo, 30 minutes south of Madrid via high-speed train. Toledo was the capital of Spain from 1085 to 1561. Its heyday was the 14th century. The … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Barcelona, the city of Gaudí!

Click here to see complete gallery of pictures. Keep reading for the highlights, of which there are many! Plaça Cataluyna, the main square in Barcelona. What a beautiful and cheery … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 9 Comments

Segovia, Spain

I’ve just spent about 27 hours in Segovia, Spain and I had a wonderful time! Segovia is about 30 minutes from Madrid via high-speed train. It’s known for its Roman … Continue reading

October 13, 2012 · 6 Comments