All posts filed under: International Travel

Bienvenue à Quebec!

It’s been almost almost 8 years since we visited Quebec City in Canada. What I remember most about this city are the parks, the architecture, the flower boxes in the windows and the delicious cafe mochas we had. It very much reminded me of Europe in […]

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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge … A Story

Strength  Balance Courage Common Sense Castell: For several centuries, Spaniards have been engaging in human tower building. It was first recorded around 1712 in the area of the Catalonian city of Tarragona, Spain. This age-old tradition continues to this day. During our travels there, we […]

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London’s Tower Bridge

The day we went to check out the Tower Bridge in London, the sun decided to come out! I’ve seen this bridge, probably like most people have, in countless movies and pictures. It always looks impressive, but once we got up close and personal, it was […]

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The London skyline …

… sports a variety of absolutely stunning architecture, both modern and historical. No matter where in London we were, and in which direction we were looking, tall cranes lifting and lowering heavy loads, were everywhere. These cranes are used for not only new construction, but […]

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Down the Tube we go …

In May, we visited London for the very first time! I’m not sure why it has taken us so long to go there. Perhaps the famously grey English weather made it less appealing? Luckily, it rained only the morning we were leaving. If you haven’t […]

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Zunday Zen … My Slice of Paradise

With tender loving care my slice of paradise thrives and blooms, right here at home.   Last March, I brought back some plumeria tree cuttings from Maui, Hawaii. I was hoping that I would be able to root them this time. When I brought back a […]

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Zunday Zen … Escaping the Asphalt Jungle

Urban green spaces Luxury or necessity? You decide! No matter where in the world we find ourselves, we always make sure to take the time to explore local parks and green spaces. During this trip to London, my favorite park was definitely St. James Park! It’s hard to […]

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