Travel Category Archive

One Week in Paris

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Here’s an update after my first week of being an American in Paris. Notre Dame On Tuesday Rachelle and I visited Notre Dame on Île de la Cité, including climbing the stairs all the way to the top and saying hi to the gargoyles. I found Notre Dame to be truly impressive, especially the inside […]

Exploring Paris

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Rachelle and I have been in Paris for a few days now. So far we’ve mostly been exploring the city, so we haven’t been to any museums yet. Since we have about 10 more days here, we still have a good bit of time left. Getting to Paris We had a direct flight from Las […]

Paris Trip

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Rachelle and I are currently planning a trip to Paris. I’m not sure when we’ll leave — it depends on how long it takes to make the arrangements. But I expect we’ll be there sometime in August. This will be our first time visiting Europe. I know… it’s about time! We’re leaning towards staying at […]

Winnipeg Meet-up on Dec 29

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

Rachelle and I are hosting a meet-up in Winnipeg, Canada on Wednesday, Dec 29th at 2pm at The Forks. If you’re in the area, you’re welcome to hang out with us for a while, meet new people, and chat about life, the universe, and everything. Look for us in one of the seating areas near […]

Putting a Brick in My Mailbox

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Yesterday I returned home from a 23-day road trip. It was an incredible experience, and I’m really glad I took the time to do it. I drove 4100 miles (6600 km) through 9 U.S. states (Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona) and 2 Canadian provinces (British Columbia and Alberta). Beginning in […]

Pacific Northwest Road Trip

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Rachelle and I are planning a 3-week road trip to the Pacific Northwest (USA and Canada). We’ll be leaving from Las Vegas sometime next week. We’ll begin by driving north to Reno, then west through Sacramento to San Francisco, north to Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, and east to Calgary. Rachelle will be doing her play in […]

Toronto to Las Vegas

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

This is a final wrap-up post about my Canada trip. First I’ll share some details about the last leg of the trip (Toronto), and then I’ll share some overall travel lessons to broaden the perspective. After 3 weeks in Canada, I flew back to Las Vegas from Toronto on July 6th. Overall this was an amazing […]

Toronto Meet-up

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

This post is about our Toronto meet-up, so if you don’t live in or near Toronto — or if you have no desire to go outside in this humid weather — you can safely ignore it. Meet-up Details Our Toronto meet-up will be this Sunday, July 4th, at 5pm. The location will be in Queen’s […]

London to Toronto

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

On Monday Rachelle and I drove from London, Ontario, to Toronto. We’re currently staying in a house in the downtown Toronto area, within walking distance of the University of Toronto. We arrived the day after G20 ended, so we didn’t have any issues with that. Final Days in London It seems that regardless of how […]

From Montreal to London

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

I finally have some time for another update on my Canada travels, so here goes… Montreal I really enjoyed my stay in Montreal, which I found to be a very sensuous city. There’s so much to take in with the senses, including much beauty to behold (some natural, some manmade), delicious foods to enjoy, and […]