Category : Europe

Europe
By: September 30, 2015

For today’s blog I thought I’d start with a few lines of travel poetry: At Charles de Gaulle Airport one fine sunny day the Road Warrior read an itinerary in not quite the right way….

Europe
By: June 12, 2015

Over the years I have been to many sites of Jewish interest, old and new. I have seen my fair share of Jewish neighborhoods, museums, centers, synagogues, historical sites, events, ghettos and memorials. Places which…

Europe
By: March 3, 2015

A couple of years ago I was travelling from Australia to London on a flight that routed via Helsinki. One of those way-out-there places that in my wildest dreams I never thought I’d visit. So…

Europe
By: March 12, 2014

At the centre of Paris are two small islands in the Seine River: the Île de la Cité and the Île Saint-Louis. If you stand on one of these and face downstream, so pointing due west,…

Europe
By: February 26, 2014

The other night as the Winter Olympics drew to a close, I watched the final of the four-man bobsled event. By the time it was all over, the team that came first had completed the…