Erin Explores

by Erin Elaine

Zermatt, Switzerland (July 2014)

The small town of Zermatt is snuggled right up against the end of a valley, at the base of the Matterhorn. The Matterhorn (14,692ft) is the iconic silhouette of the … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lauterbrunnen Valley, Switzerland (July 2014)

The Lauterbrunnen Valley is one of only 3 places in Europe that I’ve returned to (the others being Madrid and Amsterdam). It’s so beautiful and peaceful that I just couldn’t … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

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

Trip Overview: Numbers, Faves, Least Faves

Between June 22nd and August 7th, I backpacked around Europe. It’s going to take forever to make posts about all the places I went to, so for now, I’ve written … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Swiss Alps

Switzerland is so beautiful! After just two short days I decided I need to come back next summer. I stayed in a tiny, chill, quiet alpine village called Gimmelwald. It … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment