ZURICH – DAY 2

This post is about my travels to Switzerland, Austria, and Germany in 2013.  I know it’s from a while ago, but I want to get it in writing, for you, and for myself.  Enjoy! Our first day in Zurich, Switzerland was a blast.  Here’s the story on that one: OUR FIRST PUB IN ZURICH. Our second…

DAYS 15 & 16 – PRAGUE

I had a breakdown yesterday. Tony should get a medal for dealing with me. I had reached my limit. My frustration was to the max. This usually happens after about 10 days of traveling internationally, so it’s no surprise that I just burst. We had left our hotel late in the morning. It was cold,…

DAYS 6 & 7 – PARIS AND CASABLANCA

Days six and seven were travel days for us. We were traveling from Dublin to Casablanca, with a night layover in Paris. Because of the recent attacks in Paris (just a week ago), our families were a bit concerned about our plans to stay close to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. We were also exhausted…

THE ANNE FRANK HOUSE

After our first night in Amsterdam and partying our butts off, we buckled down and hit the town for some sightseeing. We had a “hop on, hop off” tour with a boat that went through the canals scheduled for the day so we walked a few short blocks until we got to the canal. The…

LONDON – THE CHUNNEL

Ahhh, London.  I had always thought I would want to live in London someday, mostly because of the language barrier I would experience in other countries.  So in the back of my mind, the next few days would be more of a trial-period than anything.  Come to find out, I don’t really want to live…

LONDON – THE GUESTHOUSE

It was late when I arrived in London, maybe 10 pm or so.  I was meeting my brother there.  He had arrived about six hours earlier and was already at our room, rested and recovered from his travels.  I, on the other hand, was exhausted and covered in “airplane funk.”  But, like any other time…

40 MINUTES IN PARIS

We had a four-hour layover in Paris before heading back to The States.  We had decided mid-flight that if we landed on time and were able to get off the plane and through customs with three hours to spare, we would grab a taxi to the Eiffel Tower.  Our flight landed seven minutes early and…

GENOA, ITALY – THE BIDET

On our last day in Europe, we arrived early in Genoa, Italy.  Our cruise was over.  We needed to be ready to disembark the ship by 8 am, so it was an early morning for us.  Plus, we were exhausted from our week on the sea and sad to be leaving.  But we had the…

MALTA – I STRADDLED THE CANNON

We woke up before the sun on the day we were arriving at Malta. We had been told that if we were on the ship’s balcony at sunrise, there was a good chance we would see dolphins jumping out of the Mediterranean Sea. So we all woke early and bundled up in sweatshirts and sweatpants.…