Mi vida en España

(My life in Spain) by Erin Elaine

How to Make (and Keep) a Traveler’s Hippocratic Oath

Originally posted on Everywhere Once:
Tours you can take, although we’ll pass First, do no harm. It’s an oath sworn by physicians and a pledge that every traveler should make…

December 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dubrovnik, Croatia

At the end of June I spent 4 days in Dubrovnik before starting my weeklong Sail Croatia adventure. Dubrovnik is such a beautiful and unique city, and the fortified walls … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Too busy for reverse culture shock?

There has definitely been a bit of reverse culture shock, but it hasn’t been as bad as I was expecting. Probably because I’ve been so busy starting the new school … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Slowly settling in

I guess I forgot how much work it is to unpack an entire apartment! The last time I did this was the summer of 2010, and at that time I … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

Moving (back) across an ocean

Yes, I am alive. I returned to WA on July 31st and the culture shock hasn’t been too bad, but it’s definitely there. I’ve spent my time hanging out with … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Strange Math of Traveling Without a Plan

Originally posted on Everywhere Once:
I meant to go here Is it possible to get nothing for something and still think you’ve gotten a good deal? Apparently, the answer to…

July 26, 2014 · 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

Fjords Day 3

I rented a bike and rode all the way around the Esefjord and Svaerefjord and back for a total of 40km. They’re smaller fjords so they feel more enclosed, so … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

Fjords Day 2

I hiked up to 575 meters (started from sea level) and was rewarded with these amazing views. Beautiful!

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fjords, Day 1

I took a ferry along the Naerofjord or “Narrow Fjord”. Mountains appearing around every new bend, soaring up around you and surrounding you. These pictures don’t even come close to … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

First Glimpses of Bergen, Norway

The historic harborfront of Bergen is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it’s clear why. It feels like being transported to another era.

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stockholm Archipelago

Stockholm is amazing, and my favorite part is actually the archipelago outside the city. There are over 25,000 islands, some of them so tiny they only have one house on … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

In love with Croatia

I’ve been in Croatia for two and a half weeks and I love it! I spent 4 days in Dubrovnik, which is such an old and beautiful city. I walked … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Things I Will Miss About España

Paella and other yummy Spanish food. Speaking Spanish. Sometimes I feel useless, sometimes I feel brilliant, but it’s always a great learning experience. The Metro!! Oh, the metro. I love … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

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