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Europe 2013- Belgium- Day 10- Bucket List Belgium

Europe 2013- Belgium- Day 10- Bucket List Belgium

I sprang to life early on the morning of my 10th day, despite having drank Belgian beers long into the night. This was a day I had planned much of the trip around. It was time to cross an item off my bucket list. I’d planned to bike the 6km to The Abbey of Saint Sixtus […]

Europe 2013- Belgium- Day 9- Bruges and Beyond

Europe 2013- Belgium- Day 9- Bruges and Beyond

Bruges, Belgium has one of the best reputations in all of Europe. Despite having visited Belgium a number of times in the past, I’d never visited Bruges. A visit there was one of this trip’s priorities, and after a great day and a half in Brussles, I caught an early morning train to Bruges. My first […]

Europe 2013- Belgium- Day 8- Around Brussels

Europe 2013- Belgium- Day 8- Around Brussels

Bonding with Brussels through its iconic structures, waffles, and, of course, its beer.

Photo Essay- Flowers of the Keukenhof

Photo Essay- Flowers of the Keukenhof

As I stated in my Day Seven post- We weren’t able to see very many tulips outside on our visit to the Keukenhof. The long winter in Northern Europe meant they were not yet in bloom. Fortunately, we were able to see many of the different varieties in the Willem-Alexander Pavilion, conveniently located in the […]

East 2014 By the Numbers

East 2014 By the Numbers

The third installment of my popular “By the Numbers” series.

Where I Have Been

Where I Have Been

It’s been over 70 days since my last post, and I’ve been getting quite a few inquiries about this recent blog silence. Well, those of you who have followed this blog since the beginning (all 3 of you), know that I am prone to long periods of silence. This last one was caused by a […]

Photo Essay- The Albert Cuypmarkt, Amsterdam

Photo Essay- The Albert Cuypmarkt, Amsterdam

One of my favorite spots in Amsterdam is the massive, open-air Albert Cuypmarkt. It runs for multiple blocks in the De Pijp, one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods, and contains almost every type of commodity imaginable. Europe 2013 Posts- Europe by the Numbers Eurail Pass- A Great Deal Iceland- Day One- Golden Circle & a […]

Photo Essay- Amsterdam at Night

Photo Essay- Amsterdam at Night

Amsterdam is one of my favorite cities to stroll at night. The lighting is so magnificent. This photo essay doesn’t even begin to capture the city at night, but it’s my first attempt at doing so. Europe 2013 Posts- Europe by the Numbers Eurail Pass- A Great Deal Iceland- Day One- Golden Circle & a […]

Photo Essay- Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Photo Essay- Amsterdam’s Red Light District

So much can be written about Amsterdam’s notorious Red Light District. Someday, maybe, I’ll write a post that approaches the subject as a whole, but this is just an inoffensive photo essay. (And a very PG-version at that- for much more gutsy versions, check out posts from two of my favorite blogs- Beers & Beans, and […]

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