Category Archives: Europe 2011

Marching up to Montmartre

Saturday we headed to Place de Tertre and the Sacré-Coeur Basilica to check out what has been called Paris’ last village. So many words to describe our visit: fun, crowded, entertaining, exhausting, colourful, vibrant, delicious and all around wonderful! I … Continue reading

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Free Hugs and B-boys; a day at the Eiffel Tower

Friday we decided to take the advice of travel guru Rick Steeves and take the Trocadéro Métro stop (line #6 or #9) rather than the closest stop. I could sense some hesitation from Dave but I was sure of the … Continue reading

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Photos of Reykjavik

Just lost my last post because I hit the wrong button! Here are some shots taken in Reykjavik, Iceland until I have time to rewrite.

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French cuisine at home: beef with carrots

I have a confession to make. Although I have been to Paris twice before I have not eaten much French food. Rich sauces built around a lot of milk, cream or cheese do not work well with me, no matter … Continue reading

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Blogging with Blogsy

Deciding to travel with an iPad is an easy decision to make with regards to consuming content but what about producing content? Blogging on the iPad was looking like a one way path to frustration. After a bit of research … Continue reading

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Have iPad, Will Travel

With only 22 days remaining before we leave I find myself pondering the practicalities of packing.  Packing the right clothes for a given climate is important. One can always buy an umbrella but walking around in shorts when it is … Continue reading

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Beer and boats on IcelandAir

Today I’m thinking of Barcelona, longing for another trip to my personal happy place Park Guëll. Dave is thinking  about beer and a boat on the flight.  More like he’s thinking of  2 beer and a sandwich for 5 Euros. … Continue reading

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