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Photo Essay- Rialto Market, Venice

Photo Essay- Rialto Market, Venice

Venice’s colorful Rialto Market is located near the famous bridge of the same name.

The Hofbrauhaus, Munich

The Hofbrauhaus, Munich

Munichs Hofbrauhaus is probably the most famous place to drink beer in Europe.

West 2015 by the Numbers

West 2015 by the Numbers

A summary of the statistics from my recent month-long trip around the American West.

Europe 2013- Germany- Day 12- A Return to Munich

Europe 2013- Germany- Day 12- A Return to Munich

15 years later, I return for an nostalgic afternoon in Munich.

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 […]

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 […]

Europe 2013- The Netherlands- Day 7- Searching for Tulips at the Keukenhof

Europe 2013- The Netherlands- Day 7- Searching for Tulips at the Keukenhof

I had saved a very special excursion for my last day in The Netherlands. After dropping my bags at Amsterdam’s Schipol airport, Toni and I boarded a bus for the half hour ride to the Keukenhof, The Netherlands national gardens and billed as the ‘world’s largest flower garden’. I had read a blog post a […]

Biking in Amsterdam

Biking in Amsterdam

Renting a bike in Amsterdam is, in my opinion, one of the most essential experiences for visitors to the city. The most important hing to remember is that it isn’t nearly as intimidating as it looks. For those who aren’t ready to try and navigate the web of streets and canals, there are many guided […]

Visiting the Aalsmeer Flower Auction

Visiting the Aalsmeer Flower Auction

The Netherlands’ are known worldwide for flower production. There is no better place to see the scale of the country’s flower business than at the Aalsmeer Flower Auction. The auction is run by FloraHolland, the company responsible for the majority of flower exports from Holland. According to their website, the Aalmseer location is large enough […]

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 […]

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