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The Antwerp Burp

I am so excited to get to Antwerp – the famous fashion hotspot. Sady, it appears that the recession has not left Antwerp entirely untouched. The clerk at our hotel, the Century Hotel (NOT recommend!), mis-directs us into a rather … Continue reading

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Brugge – the Venice of the North

“I’ve seen a couple of Americans,” rings out over the din in the bar in a thick Irish accent. We met Tim, Joanne, Dave and Patrice backpacking through Central America and haven’t seen them since we parted ways in Boquete, Panama … Continue reading

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Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

After a tasty breakfast (pain au chocolat!), a tongue lashing from a blind Parisian and perhaps walking through a scene of a French television show, we’re enroute to Luxembourg. This is our first use of our handy-dandy Eurrail pass. We, … Continue reading

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Please, no Photo at Sacre-Coeur

I am so embarrassed. As I learned early on in a Tokyo sushi bar, travelling with Chris is mostly fantastic yet occasionally discomfiting. I watch in horror from an “I’m not with him” distance as he, while standing next to … Continue reading

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Arc de Triomphe – Roof Access

Once again, I find myself protecting Chris from most certain death by epic fall by means of clutching the seat of his pants (those of you who read the “Mighty Masaya” entry from our 10/2008 Central America trip will understand what … Continue reading

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