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Hanging out in Shanghai

Shanghai has a lot of things that other big cities have: rush-hour traffic for kilometres at a stretch; blaring horns and flashing lights well past midnight; high-rise apartment buildings and skyscrapers that dominate the skyline. Shanghai also has a layer of haze that hangs like a gauzy curtain. Even on the sunny days, as I peered […]

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What The Hague You Talking ‘Bout

Yes, I’m still here. I have become more of a mental blogger than an actual writer. I think about sitting down in front of my laptop and regaling you with stories of my life in Nice. Then I shake myself out of my haze and pick up a hammer, cutter, cordless screwdriver and get back […]

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Schnitzels and beer in Innsbruck

When in Innsbruck… Innsbruck’s clean and brisk alpine air and stunning mountain views combined to take my breath away. The little breath I had left I used to inhale my first schnitzel. Who knew flattened, breaded and fried meat was so good? It turns out that a lot of people know how crazy good schnitzel is. I have […]

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Mountainous High in Innsbruck

I don’t know much about Austria beyond wiener schnitzel and The Sound of Music. And because I missed out on an earlier trip to Vienna I figured that the second time would be the charm. This time we were headed to Innsbruck, capital of the Tyrol state in the western part of the country. I […]

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Amsterdam is for lovers

There is a lot to love about Amsterdam.  It’s an easy city to get around.  The canals have you dreaming about cruising the afternoon away, rain or shine, with your honey. Her quaint streets and narrow houses invite you to look around.  (The fact that the Dutch seem to like to keep their windows free of […]

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My 7 Travelling Truths

I know that it’s been a while since I last posted but things have been hectic.  Now that I’m back on the right side of the Atlantic things should calm down a little and I’ll be able to update you on what I was up to over the last 2 weeks. Last week, while I […]

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