Tag Archives: Europe

Seeking the Strange

One of my favorite things to do while traveling is to seek out the strange sights, places that are a bit wacky and off the beaten tourist track.  I try to find at least one per trip. The extra effort … Continue reading

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Oslo in a Day

When I think of Norway, I think of fjords or the quaint town of Bergen so I don’t know what to expect in Oslo. From my research there are a surprising number of interesting possibilities. We’re looking forward to packing … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Copenhagen Part 2

The second day in Copenhagen started out great. By the evening, there would be lessons learned, chips would nearly be our downfall, and we would get nasty and gross.

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A Weekend in Copenhagen Part 1

After celebrating Mike’s birthday in Helsinki, it’s time to set our sights on our weekend in Denmark.  With a less than two-hour flight on Blue 1, that includes doubling back over a time zone, we arrive in Copenhagen. Seven-thirty on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday! I got you Helsinki!

In other posts I’ve mentioned that I have given Mike states for his birthday.  I still haven’t come through on his most important one, his 50th state of Hawaii.  Much to my chagrin, this is something that he reminds me … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Stockholm Part 2

We were ready to explore. Once again, we crossed the bridge from Norrmalm to Gamla Stan. This time 15 pounds lighter. Our backpacks were safely stored in a luggage locker at the central station. It was early, around 10:00am and … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Stockholm Part 1

We knew about the 20,000 attendees for the European Diabetes and Internal Medicine conferences during the week that we would be in Stockholm. What we didn’t know is that there was a big race planned for that weekend too. 20,000 … Continue reading

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The Pathfinder

When my mother’s death was imminent I took on a project of documenting her life. I had just been laid off from a job that I loved because of a pissing match between two media moguls. Some people see a … Continue reading

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Book ‘Em

Reasonably priced world travel is easy if you know how to do a little research, have a bit of patience and are flexible.

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