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Brussels: The Capital of Europe

Brussels: The Capital of Europe

This will be the last post relating to my Christmas adventures. Promise. When I last left you, I was in Bruges. But it was Brussels, the so-called “Capital of Europe,” that I got to first and where I ended my trip to the Low Countries. Like Bruges, the city is charming, but it’s a much […]


Holidays in Holland

Holidays in Holland

After Ronda, the next stop on my travels was the Netherlands. I landed in Eindhoven and was there for three days over Christmas (overall, a miserable place). Then I spent a day in the unpronounceable city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, home to medieval painter Heironymous Bosch. The highlight, however, was a week spent visiting friends in Utrecht, […]


Merry Christmas from Eindhoven!

Merry Christmas from Eindhoven!

So, here I am on Day 5 of Holiday Break 2009. I’m in a hotel in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. It’s Christmas Day. This is the 2nd time in my life I’ve ever spent Christmas away from my family, and the only time I’ve ever spent it by myself. Ironically, it’s also the only White Christmas […]


Los Tres Reyes

Los Tres Reyes

Hello from Málaga! I know I just posted a day or so ago, but I completely forgot to share about the Christmas tradition here in Spain.