Category Archives: Europe

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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