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The Cathedral of Cologne

Today we climb up inside the south tower of the Cathedral of Cologne and check out the bells and the view of the city far below.

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Exploration of Germany Continues…

Today’s exploration is in and around the town of Rudesheim am Rhein. The highlight here is a gondola ride up to the Niederwalddenkmal, a monument dedicated to the unification of the German people.

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Gengenbach and the World’s Largest Advent Calendar

OK, so it might not be Christmas season right now, but you can relive the spirit of the season with the latest installment of our European trip video series. Today we find ourselves in Germany for the first time on … Continue reading

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Off to Switzerland

We complete the trifecta of “planes, trains, and automobiles” by taking a rail trip from Vienna to Basel, Switzerland.

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One Day in Vienna

After completing our stay in Brno, we grabbed a bus to Vienna, Austria. We traveled with RegioJet, which is a private Czech company which specializes in rail and bus travel. It was a great experience. The ride was approximately two … Continue reading

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European Adventure – Calgary to Brno

The jet lag is almost gone so it is time to look back at how our crazy European travel adventure started. From the terminal at Calgary International to Brno, Czechia, it is a long day of travel condensed into a … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Lighthouse Tour

Being from the prairies, I have always had a fascination with grain elevators. I imagine for those who grow up in close proximity to the ocean or other large body of water, lighthouses fill that role. Both grain elevators and … Continue reading

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