Category Archives: Europe

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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Cairngorms National Park

We continued our drive off the Isle of Skye on August 22nd and crossed the Skye Bridge back onto the mainland.  Our first stop was the picturesque Eilean Donan, a 13th century castle built on a small tidal island where … Continue reading

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Isle of Skye Wedding

In the early hours of Saturday, July 18th, Bec and I flew out for Edinburgh, Scotland.  We would be attending our friends’ Kyle and Katherine’s wedding on the Isle of Skye.  We landed around 7:30am and found our way to … Continue reading

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Cousins in Paris

After driving from Meaux, Dan and I arrived in Paris at the Hyatt Regency Paris Étoile on the afternoon of Friday, June 15th. We picked this hotel as we had some points to use up and it was conveniently located just … Continue reading

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King of Brie – Meaux

When my first cousin Jo-Anna mentioned they were planning on going to Europe on one of Tim’s business trips with the boys, we could not pass up the opportunity to meet them over the Eid al Fitr long weekend. We … Continue reading

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Last Month in Berlin

After seeing Mom and Dan off in Frankfurt on September 5th, I was headed back to Berlin where I had less than 1 month left. That week, I had dinner with a colleague along the Spree and attended an Internations … Continue reading

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Last Trip to Germany

Thursday, September 21st was a holiday in the UAE so I set out at 9:25 am on one of the last Air Berlin flights from Abu Dhabi to Berlin.  I arrived at 2:00 pm and caught the bus over to … Continue reading

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