Erin Explores

by Erin Elaine

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

France: Arles, Avignon, Nimes, Marseille (March 2013)

This past weekend I spent 3 days in Southern France, getting a short taste of 4 different cities, exploring multiple Roman ruins, trying escargot for the first time, meeting new … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saturday afternoon

This has been a pretty good Saturday. We’ve had spring-like weather all week and I’m glad it’s continued into the weekend. First I went to the local market, it’s open … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria, Germany

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a small town in Bavaria that has been extremely well preserved from medieval times. It is very quaint and beautiful. I don’t think I saw … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

From Lisbon With Love (Dec 2012 trip)

This past weekend I spent about 3 and a half days in Lisbon (Lisboa) and Sintra, in Portugal. It was a great trip and I had a lot of fun, … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · 4 Comments

Thanksgiving in Madrid!

This year was the first Thanksgiving I ever spent away from my family. I miss them, but being able to celebrate Thanksgiving in Madrid with friends definitely helped. I made … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cheap groceries, Round 2!

Spring Rolls 2.03€ Tomate Frito 1.14€ x2 Jamon Serrano 2.95€ Pizzas 1.93€ x2 Cherry Tomatoes 0.95€ Yogurt 0.85€ Potato Wedges 0.85€ Cookies 1.91€ Ground beef 2.00€ Alioli sauce 1.00€ Bread … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tapas at Lizarran!

At Lizarran for tapas. On the bar were a bunch of glass cases with tapas you could just grab. At the end they count the toothpicks to see how much … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Cheap food!

1.00€ = $1.30 Back row: Cream cheese buy one get one half off – 2.05€ for the first, 1.02€ for the second Orange juice – 0.62€ Chocolate milk – 0.87€ … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

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