Tag Archives: Europe

Riding the Rails in Europe

I am a big fan of train travel – especially high speed adventures on sleek trains in Europe. Traveling by train is fast, fun and meditative.  I really enjoy looking out through the large windows of a train and talking … Continue reading

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Food Shopping In Paris: Macarons, Pain d’Epice, Chocolate & More

Love food shopping? So do I!  I really enjoy strolling into the many boulangeries, patisseries, food markets and gourmet shops while in Paris.  Here are some of my favorite (and highly recommended) shops in the City of Light. FOOD MARKETS – Paris … Continue reading

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Brugge: Canals, Medieval Streets, Begijnhofs, Hans Memling And More

Brugge is one of the most impressive, picturesque towns I have ever seen.  Earlier this month, I was fortunate to have spent two days in this beautiful, largely intact, medieval city located in Western Flanders in Belgium. Brugge (Bruges in … Continue reading

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Dining In Europe: Stoemp, Escargots, Pho, Cotes Du Rhone And More!

Love to eat well in Europe? For me, dining is one of the great joys of life – especially while traveling. I dined at a number of excellent restaurants and cafes as well as in friend’s homes during my three … Continue reading

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Recent Photos Of Europe: Defaced Statues, Baroque Facades, The Eiffel Tower And More!

I just published photos of my recent trip to Europe on my website.  I love taking photos while traveling, it’s always great to capture unique aspects of a trip and to share them with others. Click below to visit any … Continue reading

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Belgium: Zinnike Pis, Charming Brugge, Musee De Chocolat, Brussels, Leffe Brune & More

Belgium is a beautiful country with much to offer other than beer, chocolate and french fries (oops, Frites!).  It was the last country I visited during my recent tour of Western Europe.  The highlights of my visit include: Visiting Brugge … Continue reading

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Amsterdam: Van Gogh, Canals, Contemporary Architecture, Gouda, Music, And More

One of the highlights of my recent trip to Europe was returning to Amsterdam after 15 years.  It’s one of my favorite cities in the world.  On this visit, I stayed with Erwin, a Dutch guy whom I met on … Continue reading

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