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.
Posted in May 2012 …
Sunny Days in Chester – GiANT Jubilee Celebrations
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.
Photo Friday #23 – Waterfalls
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
Don’t get fleeced – Saving Money when Travelling in Europe
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.
Photo Friday #22 – Holy Places
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
Paris, je t’aime – la deuxième tranche
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.
Travel Craft Alert! Craft yourself a memory frame
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
Photo Friday #21 – Paradise
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.
Vintage Glitz & Glamour in Chester
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