We leave on our big Euro 2012 adventure bright and early on Saturday morning and I can’t wait! My mom arrives tomorrow morning from Canada, Damian returns from Ireland on Friday evening and then we are good to go.
The weather in England has been absolutely amazing for the past week and the whole nation has been out taking advantage of it! I predict there will be some very burnt Britons turning up to work tomorrow morning.
If the theme is waterfalls the only option for me really is Niagara Falls – Canadian side, of course! The giant Horseshoe Falls located on the Niagara River in Southern Ontario are a sight to behold, and to hear. They are beautiful and awe-inspiring to look at
Travel in Europe is notoriously expensive. Everything from accommodation to entrance fees are more than you really want to pay, and this is only compounded when you have to deal with the exchange rate when coming from North America.
The theme today on #FriFotos is Holy Places and I have no shortage of photos. Although I’m not a religious person I love visiting religious sites when we travel
Never one to disappoint, I present the second installment of our Paris exploits. Today I bring you the beauty of Notre Dame de Paris, the majesty of the Arc de Triomphe, and the romance of la Tour Eiffel.
I come home from every trip I take with pockets full of ticket stubs and subway maps; the ephemera of everyday life. These are my favourite trip mementos, not cheap t-shirts or tacky tat
Paradise for me will always involve sun and water. The few hours we spent on Praia de Marinha in the Algarve, Portugal a few months ago were the most relaxing I’ve had for a long time. Soft sand, bright sun, refreshing water, and good company – that is paradise for me.
Chester is an antique and second-hand lovers’ paradise. There are second-hand shops around just about every corner, and antique shops abound.
I was born and raised in the city of Ottawa, the National Capital of Canada, and a city with a unique status within the country. Ottawa is an officially bilingual city, meaning that two languages, in this case English and French are both recognized as having the same rights, status and privileges