Visiting Esztergom and Štúrovo

For many centuries, Esztergom was the most important city in Hungary, acting as the capital from the 10th till the mid-13th century. It was here that the coronation of Saint Stephen of Hungary took place, in the year 1000 or 1001. With his ascension to the throne, Esztergom became the political, cultural and religious centreContinue reading “Visiting Esztergom and Štúrovo”

How Canadians Can Stay in Europe For More Than 90 Days

For Canadians who just can’t get enough of Europe, here is how to enjoy a long-term stay. The 90 Day Rule Most countries in Europe are now a part of the European Union (EU) and a large part of the EU falls under the Schengen Agreement. Under the agreement, participating countries no longer have immigrationContinue reading “How Canadians Can Stay in Europe For More Than 90 Days”

Summer Adventure

I’m taking a six week hiatus to Europe. It’s my first time overseas since summer 2011, when I last came to Europe. First up: A redeye flight from Montreal to Paris, where I’ll stay for a couple of days, adjusting to jet-lag. After that, I’ll probably head to the South of France, but nothing isContinue reading “Summer Adventure”