Monthly Archives: July 2012

My Weekend Journey from Eindhoven, NL to Birmingham, UK

It was my first trip alone in Europe so I was excited and nervous at the same time.  I had my route mapped and everything seemed to be in order.  Saturday morning: 7:30am – I left the apartment and walked 5 mins … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in Stratford-on-Avon, UK

The home of William Shakespeare!  My purpose for this weekend’s trip was really to visit my good friends in Birmingham but when they told me about the famous small town where Shakespeare was born, it was time a short day … Continue reading

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Delayed at Eindhoven Airport

I thought I had a perfect plan to visit friends in Birmingham, UK for the weekend. Got my cheap Ryanair ticket-CHECK! (Or perhaps, this was already the doom of my weekend) Got my National Express Coach Bus ticket from London … Continue reading

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Museum de Gevangenport

Got into a bit of an awkward situation! Well, it happens when you’re traveling and don’t speak the language. We were waiting for a tour at the Museum de Gevangenport. We missed the first tour because we misunderstood the meeting … Continue reading

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Escher Museum in Hague, NL

Oooo…I remember my grade 10 Calculus teacher, Mrs. Sidorevski talking excitedly about Escher.  She was the first one who told me about M. C. Escher, the graphic artist who was famous for his mathematical incorporation in his art.  I think we even attempted to create our own version of … Continue reading

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Normal Life in Eindhoven, NL

Well, as normal as it can get while traveling for work.  Usually, we stay at one place approx. 3 weeks and stay at a hotel.  This time, we are here for 3 months and staying at an apartment.  So, what … Continue reading

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Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Yes!  I am.. Visited the famous caves beneath Sint Pietersberg Hill in Maastricht, NL.  Their brochure advertised “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” I didn’t think much of it until I went inside.  It is really really dark in there!!  I stayed close to the tour … Continue reading

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