Category Archives: Europe

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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