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Eyegasms Galore: Rotterdam

This is officially our first shot at night on our travels with our DSLR Canon Rebel T1I in Rotterdam, Netherlands: Erasmus Bridge.  Rotterdam is known for it’s architecture, and in only 2 days, we saw plenty of it!

Where the Google is Malta?

Where the Google is Malta?

The fall of 2008 was my first exposure to the “budget airline”. The US has Southwest, Jet blue, and Virgin Airlines …but they have nothing on the budget airlines of the EU. Who knew you could fly from Venice to Dublin or from London to Geneva for 5 Euro flat, with NO taxes? Yes, there … Continue reading

Land of the Fighting Irish: Dublin

Land of the Fighting Irish: Dublin

Last week I made a post reminiscing on past couchsurfing experiences.  I’d like to this start this gloomy Wednesday with an in-depth account of one those trips. Dublin, the head quarters of Ryan Air, was being offered as a 5 Euro (no taxes) trip from London back in the fall of 2008.  Karen – my … Continue reading

Couch Surfing, NOT just a free place to crash.

Couch Surfing, NOT just a free place to crash.

“Isn’t couchsurfing where you surf couches down a hill?”, is what I was asked after I kept raving about how much I loved my experience couchsurfing in Europe.  No, not quite.  Not even close. Couchsurfing is probably the greatest idea in travel after Skype, both of which I discovered while abroad.  The idea is simple: … Continue reading