In March 2018, I spent a week visiting Glasgow, Scotland. This was my first visit to Scotland. I enjoyed it much more than I thought I would. What surprised me the most was how similar the architecture in Glasgow is to what is found in some of Canada’s older cities that I have visited. There […]
From Prague, I had three nights before I needed to be in Frankfurt for a flight back to Canada. Over the course of roughly 72 hours, I was able to visit three cities: Nuremberg (a first for me), Berlin and finally, Frankfurt. Nuremberg Nuremberg is an impressive little city with a cozy downtown with that has […]
After leaving Szeged, I spent the better part of a week visiting Vienna. This was my third visit to the Austrian capital, one of my favourite cities. There is grandiose, colourful architecture just about everywhere you look, a public transit system that is incredibly efficient and countless great coffee shops to enjoy a drink while […]
Szeged is a city in the south of Hungary, close to the border with Serbia. It is Hungary’s third largest city and is home to a well-regarded university. The influx of students gives the small city an international flavour. I often heard English being spoken on the streets and in the shops. English comprehension among […]
I was able to spend the month of August in Budapest, Hungary. It’s a city that I know very well, having already spent a year there through 2014-15. It was fun to return and explore some old haunts, catch up with friends and even discover a few new hidden gems. Here are some of my […]
Typically when I fly to Europe from Canada, I almost always depart from Montreal and land in France. Considering the geopolitical situation in Western Europe right now, the idea of spending time in the airports and train stations of France or Germany is not particularly appealing. Thanks to WOW airlines, a low-cost airline operating out […]
If the Chateau Laurier was ever featured in a movie, this could be the poster image.
It was +19C in #Budapest today, so people made sure to enjoy it, despite the gloomy weather. Many climbed up Gellért Hill, which overlooks the Danube River and the Liberty Bridge.
Taken March 11, 2014.
I was walking through downtown Ottawa on Saturday and the colours were just right to snap this photo of the sunset on the Ottawa River. I turned the contrast up just a touch to enhance the shadow of Parliament Hill, making for a more striking comparison.