EUROPE Archive

  • It was quite difficult saying farewell to all the amazing and wonderful people we met on Contiki. I’m convinced there were a couple of people amongst the group that I will remains friends with throughout life. Most of the group headed out the very next day we returned. I woke up early to bid them farewell. We hugged. We cried. […]

    London, I love you, I really do, but you just get way too cold…

    It was quite difficult saying farewell to all the amazing and wonderful people we met on Contiki. I’m convinced there were a couple of people amongst the group that I will remains friends with throughout life. Most of the group headed out the very next day we returned. I woke up early to bid them farewell. We hugged. We cried. […]

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  • Amsterdam, or, as we have learned to refer to it as, Amsterdamage is a vibrant and radiant city of the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the fifth most popular tourist destination in all of Europe and after stepping foot into this city, it is not hard to see why. The red light district houses countless sex shops, sex theatres, peep shows, erotic […]

    “But mum, it’s legal in Amsterdam…”

    Amsterdam, or, as we have learned to refer to it as, Amsterdamage is a vibrant and radiant city of the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the fifth most popular tourist destination in all of Europe and after stepping foot into this city, it is not hard to see why. The red light district houses countless sex shops, sex theatres, peep shows, erotic […]

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  • And today, for the first time ever, I finally saw snow! Never before in my life have I seen snow. I live in Melbourne, Australia. It never really drops below maybe 6 decrees Celsius in winter (43 degrees Fahrenheit). We never, ever get snow. You have to drive a fair way out of Melbourne to find snow up in the […]

    There’s a first time for everything…

    And today, for the first time ever, I finally saw snow! Never before in my life have I seen snow. I live in Melbourne, Australia. It never really drops below maybe 6 decrees Celsius in winter (43 degrees Fahrenheit). We never, ever get snow. You have to drive a fair way out of Melbourne to find snow up in the […]

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  • Wie geht’s dir? Was gibt’s Neues? How are you? What’s new? Where in the world is Lynda? Well, at the moment I am in Munich, Germany. This blog will be short and sweet because we are not here for too long. On the way into Munich yesterday we stopped in at Dachau Concentration Camp. Dachau was a Nazi German concentration […]

    Hallo! Guten Morgen!

    Wie geht’s dir? Was gibt’s Neues? How are you? What’s new? Where in the world is Lynda? Well, at the moment I am in Munich, Germany. This blog will be short and sweet because we are not here for too long. On the way into Munich yesterday we stopped in at Dachau Concentration Camp. Dachau was a Nazi German concentration […]

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  • The Hillssss are Aliveeee with The Sound of Musiccccc. Guess where I am? AUSTRIA! Yes, finally, I have made it to the land of The Sound of Music. The country in which my all time favorite movie was filmed in did not disappoint. First city we were visiting was Vienna, and our first stop, where else but the Schnapps Factory. […]

    The Hills are Alive with The Sound of Music…

    The Hillssss are Aliveeee with The Sound of Musiccccc. Guess where I am? AUSTRIA! Yes, finally, I have made it to the land of The Sound of Music. The country in which my all time favorite movie was filmed in did not disappoint. First city we were visiting was Vienna, and our first stop, where else but the Schnapps Factory. […]

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  • Unless you are from or have been to Croatia, who would have thought it would be so stunningly spectacular? Not me. Well, my Croatian friends had told me Dubrovnik was beautiful, but I had never really looked into it in depth. I was absolutely blown away at the sheer beauty that is Dubrovnik. “The Pearl or the Adriatic” as it […]

    Croatia – surprisingly sensational

    Unless you are from or have been to Croatia, who would have thought it would be so stunningly spectacular? Not me. Well, my Croatian friends had told me Dubrovnik was beautiful, but I had never really looked into it in depth. I was absolutely blown away at the sheer beauty that is Dubrovnik. “The Pearl or the Adriatic” as it […]

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  • Η Ελλάδα είναι μια υπέροχη χώρα – Apparently that means “Greece is a wonderful country” and I could not agree with it more! Our ferry ride over from Italy was so much fun. It was an overnight ferry ride so we had a cabin of four on the ferry. I must say, that was probably the best nights sleep I’ve […]

    Η Ελλάδα είναι μια υπέροχη χώρα – It’s all Greek to me!

    Η Ελλάδα είναι μια υπέροχη χώρα – Apparently that means “Greece is a wonderful country” and I could not agree with it more! Our ferry ride over from Italy was so much fun. It was an overnight ferry ride so we had a cabin of four on the ferry. I must say, that was probably the best nights sleep I’ve […]

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  • Ciao, buongiorno! Che c e di nuovo? Hello, good morning! What’s new? Plenty is new with me. I am in ITALY and it is beyond amazing. Well, it was amazing until I got attacked by mosquitoes and was left with no less than 20 bites all over my legs… but then Canada (Amy) came to the rescue and let me […]

    Ciao, Italia!

    Ciao, buongiorno! Che c e di nuovo? Hello, good morning! What’s new? Plenty is new with me. I am in ITALY and it is beyond amazing. Well, it was amazing until I got attacked by mosquitoes and was left with no less than 20 bites all over my legs… but then Canada (Amy) came to the rescue and let me […]

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  • Welcome to the playground of the rich and famous; a country that levies no income tax on individuals and is loved dearly by high-rollers from right around the world… what country am I talking about? Monaco! Just a quick blog to let you all know that I am safe and well. Yesterday we explored the French Riviera. It was absolutely […]

    Lifestyles of the rich and famous…

    Welcome to the playground of the rich and famous; a country that levies no income tax on individuals and is loved dearly by high-rollers from right around the world… what country am I talking about? Monaco! Just a quick blog to let you all know that I am safe and well. Yesterday we explored the French Riviera. It was absolutely […]

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  • Hola! Buenos tardes de España! Hello! Good afternoon from Spain! This blog is going to be short and sweet; just like our time here in Barcelona. We are staying at a camp site right on the beach. Luckily, though, we are not camping. Instead, we have cute little cabins that we are sharing amongst three of us. Our first night […]

    Hola!

    Hola! Buenos tardes de España! Hello! Good afternoon from Spain! This blog is going to be short and sweet; just like our time here in Barcelona. We are staying at a camp site right on the beach. Luckily, though, we are not camping. Instead, we have cute little cabins that we are sharing amongst three of us. Our first night […]

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