Erin Explores

by Erin Elaine

UNESCO World Heritage Sites // 40 down, 450 to go!

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

The Giant’s Causeway

After a beautiful (and at times terrifying) drive along the breathtaking Antrim Coast, I arrived at the Giant’s Causeway. After some frustration at the Giant’s Causeway Visitor’s Centre, I made … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

The horrible Giant’s Causeway Visitor’s Centre

Like thousands of other people who visit Northern Ireland each year, I was very excited to see the Giant’s Causeway during my trip this past summer. I got off the … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 238 Comments

Bologna and Milan, hindsight is 20/20

Upon arriving in Bologna, north of Florence, I attempted to check in at Bologna Bed and Breakfast. After ringing the doorbell several times and standing around for 10 minutes, I … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Florence, Cultural Highlight of Italy (July 2013)

Florence is one of the most historically significant cities in Italy. It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance. It is full of Renaissance architecture (the famous red dome of … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

When In Rome (July 2013)

This summer during my marathon Europe trip, I stopped in Rome for 3 days. It was enough time to see lots of fascinating places and get a feel for the … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pompeii and Herculaneum (June 2013)

Visiting Pompeii and Herculaneum, just south of Naples, was so much fun. These cities were so mindblowing to see. They felt so alive. It was easy to imagine daily life … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural … Continue reading

June 6, 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

Cinque Terre (last stop in Italy, March 2013)

The Cinque Terre are five tiny towns on the Italian Riviera, all squeezed tightly between the sea and the cliffside vineyards. Half a dozen stairways wind up the hills, serving … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

O Sole Mio – Venice, Italy

After my grandmother and brother spent a few days with me in Madrid, we headed to Italy. Venice was our first stop. We only had about 1 and a quarter … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

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