Category Archives: Europe

Wedding in Serbia

Rebecca was lucky enough to be invited to her colleague’s wedding in Serbia and we knew we had to go.  After arriving back from Canada on June 29th, we were catching the red-eye to Belgrade the following weekend on Friday, … Continue reading

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Team AD on a Swiss Road Trip

Our friends Amanda and Laurie kindly invited Rebecca and I, along with Jenn and Spence, to join them on their vacation in Switzerland over the Eid al Fitr holiday.  We didn’t want to miss such a great chance to spend … Continue reading

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Ramadan Season 2019

The 2019 Ramadan season began on May 6th and lasted for 29 days. This means fasting for some, reduced working hours, iftar dinners after sunset, and all around it is a relatively quiet time in the city. We kept our … Continue reading

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Festive Season in London

When it was confirmed that I would be heading to London for a conference, I reached out to some friends that I had met through Jen when she lived there. I also cheekily requested to have a package delivered to … Continue reading

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Last European Leg – Salzburg and Neuschwanstein

After taking in the view overlooking Hallstatt Lake in Austria one last time, Mom and I hopped in the rental car. We hit the road and made the short drive to Bad Ischl, another cake stopping point, this time visiting … Continue reading

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Český Krumlov and Hallstatt

After dropping Dan at the Prague airport on Monday, October 22nd, Mom and I hit the highway towards České Budějovice, famous for the original Budweiser beer. We found parking, walked into the old town centre and along the river where … Continue reading

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Prague with the Cruisin’ Ladies

When my Mom told me she was going on a Danube River Cruise with three of her girlfriends I was really excited for her. It was something she had mentioned wanting to do for some time. I started thinking more … Continue reading

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Ryder Cup

On Friday, September 28th, Mom and I did the 3 hour drive from Bayeaux to Paris.  We made a small detour off the highway to a town named Giverny.  Giverny is home to Claude Monet’s Gardens that inspired so much … Continue reading

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Normandy Road Trip

Mom and I caught the 11:10am to Brussels and then the 12:17pm to Lille, France.  It was worth taking the train to Lille and renting a car as opposed to renting from Bruges and paying the cross-country drop off fee.  … Continue reading

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Amsterdam to Bruges

On the morning of Friday, September 21st, Bec and I set off for Amsterdam.  My mom, Judy, arrived a few hours before us and we caught up with her at the Mauro Mansion hotel on the Geldersekade canal.  The weather … Continue reading

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