Category Archives: Trip Report

2016 Christmas Market Adventures

It has been several years since I’ve enjoyed Thanksgiving abroad.  It used to be more of a regular occurrence.  It had been playing around in my head for a while to try and put together a trip for this year … Continue reading

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2015 London

Sunday LONDON!!!  One of my absolute favorite cities.  If you were to ask me why, I don’t know if I can put it into words.  I arrive in London and I feel as if I’m home – I’ve been an … Continue reading

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2015 Stockholm Part II

Friday We were up early and lugged our suitcases down to the exit.  No one was there.  Interesting.  A few minutes passed and one of the ship’s crew passed us and started laughing.  He couldn’t figure out how to tell … Continue reading

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2015 Helsinki

Thursday Our last “new” stop!  And to be perfectly honest, my least favorite.  Not to say I didn’t enjoy Helsinki, but I didn’t love it.  There were several contributing factors – we really didn’t have a lot of time, there were … Continue reading

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2015 St Petersburg

Wednesday Another morning, another country!  Part of the reason we did this cruise was because Jessica really wanted to see the Church on Spilled Blood.  To get into Russia, you need a Visa and its a slightly complicated process.  However, … Continue reading

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2015 Tallinn

Monday Evening We made our way down to the cruise ship with all our luggage.  I wanted to have a sign with our luggage saying we’ve been traveling for 6 weeks, don’t judge the amount of our luggage!  Ha! We … Continue reading

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2015 Stockholm Part I

When last we spoke, it was time to say goodbye to Australia! Friday When I first started travelling, I was very frugal but as I got older I started paying for convenience (i.e. taking a cab instead of a train … Continue reading

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