Category Archives: Travel

Remembering to be grateful

It’s easy to go on vacation and have an amazing time… only to come home to reality and fall back into the same routine of work, eat, sleep, clean, shop and repeat. Life is precious and wonderful, and time goes … Continue reading

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Whenever I’m feeling down…

… I look at these, and remember the sound of the waves on the sand.

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Top five gallery experiences

I’ve always loved art. Paintings especially have always held my interest, and it was the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movement specifically that first drew me into the art world. The soft colours of Monet’s Water Lillies, the vivid swirls of Van Gogh’s Starry … Continue reading

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Contrasts

The following poem was written from a beach chair while on my honeymoon in Cuba. I couldn’t get over the incredible contrasts I noticed throughout the country, and attempted to write something that would accurately capture what I experienced during … Continue reading

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Munich

I only spent one day in Munich, so this blog entry will be quite short. We were dropped off at Marienplatz (the main square) early in the morning. The main attraction – and our reason for stopping there – was … Continue reading

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Dresden

Originally published April 8, 2010 I can’t say too much about this beautiful little German town, as we were only there briefly, but the time I did spend in Dresden was amazing. We left Berlin early in the morning and … Continue reading

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Prague

Originally published January 26, 2010 I spent two and a half days in Prague. I wish there had been more time, because my brother Chris, our two travel companions and I got completely lost almost immediately after parting ways with … Continue reading

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