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Christmas

Scotland Travel

Our First Christmas in Scotland

It felt that the holidays this year approached quicker than it has in previous years.  One minute I was starting my Masters program, the next I was handing in the final paper and answering the question of the season:…

Travel

Morocco: Marrakech

In case you missed the first two parts of this series, you can it here and here Essaouira to Marrakech We strolled around the town in the morning catching part of an impromptu game of soccer between school-aged boys…

Travel

Morocco (Part 2)

Merzouga to Boumalne Dades After a tasty typical Moroccan breakfast, which throughout the whole trip consisted of bread, jam, butter, sometimes some eggs, and/or msemmen (Moroccan pancakes) with some coffee to wash it down, we headed down another valley…

Visitors

Christmas in Paris

There’s another big blog catch-up coming your way.  Lots has happened in the past 2 weeks. For starters, we had two lovely visitors, my sister Steph and her fiance, Chris.  This was their first time to our place in…

Photography

Paris: City of Christmas Lights

As soon as December hit, it seemed like the city lit up with Christmas lights.  This first dawned on us when the usually nondescript jewelery store across the street from our bedroom window decided to put out the brightest…

Life

Christmas Time in Paris

Only 5 days left until Christmas and I find myself asking where did the month go!  Between French school, teaching and coaching, the days have definitely become routine.  After returning from Germany and visiting multiple Christmas markets we were…

Travel

German Christmas Markets

Being in Europe really does make travel easy and when you’re from a country like Canada where going anywhere ‘exciting and different’ is painstakingly hard, time consuming and expensive, we are definitely taking full advantage of the travel opportunities. …