Category Archives: Europe

Frankfurt!

12 hours in Frankfurt is a long time in a city in the winter after zero sleep on an overnight flight. BUT in a mere two and a quarter more hours, I should be successfully installed on my last flight … Continue reading

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Green sky, pink dawn

I am back in Europe, in Frankfurt to be exact. It’s been 15 years since I’ve been here, and really, that time didn’t count, since I never left the airport. This time, however, will be a different story. At some … Continue reading

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Naxos: The TEAM!

I’ve been back in Vancouver one week, and just as I thought, I’m missing my team in Naxos.  Not just a normal “oh that was so fun, I miss those guys” kind of missing . . . but a really … Continue reading

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Uk Vaca!

I left Oman over two months ago and headed for the temperate shores of jolly old England.  One of my favourite countries for its history and endless kinds of beer, it seemed a good choice after sandy, sunny Salalah.  I … Continue reading

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My life is not a ‘permanent vacation’

I updated my Facebook status a while back, and a friend commented partially in jest that they thought my life was a ‘permanent vacation’.  I’ve known this friend since I was 4, and while I knew she was kidding around a … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Love Train Travel

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? Back in the day, it was predicted that train travel was just a passing phase. It was believed that it would never survive as a long term travel solution because the back flowing fumes…

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Eight random, and hopefully helpful, tips about travel

In my experience of travelling, I have learned a few practical things that I thought I would pass along to help make your journeys a bit easier: 1. Have a travelling ‘comfort kit’. Mine includes earplugs, hair elastics, bobby pins, eye … Continue reading

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