Monthly Archives: July 2011

Preface to my Travels

So before I continue sharing my travel experiences, let me preface this by saying I traveled to Europe for five weeks. This was by far the best cultural enriching experience I have had to date. My trip served a business … Continue reading

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Gent, Belgium: All to Ourselves

Leaving Brugge on the way back to Brussels, my friend and I stopped at Gent, which is a 30 minute train ride from Brugge.  We got there after 5 p.m. and everything was closed—museums, castles, churches— so it gave us … Continue reading

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Brugge: A Misty Day

Brugge is a medieval city in northern Belgium, in the Flemish section of the country. I consider it Europe’s hidden medieval gem, if ancient history/architecture peaks your interest. Dutch is the main language spoken, although French is also regularly spoken … Continue reading

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The French Open Strikes Again!

Let’s go back to 1984. A young left-handed American player named John McEnroe took the ATP tour by storm. He would embark on a journey not seen in the Open Era and run off 42 consecutive victories en route to … Continue reading

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