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Munich

I forgot to report something in yesterday's entry. After we left Amsterdam there were murmurs on the coach of someone missing -- a couple, actually. I wasn't sure about it so I did ...

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Categories: Contiki, Europe, Germany

Miyajima

We took the train from the restaurant in Hiroshima about a half hour outside of the city to a port, and then crossed on a ferry to Miyajima island. Most temples in Japan are str ...

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Categories: Asia, G Adventures, Japan

Hiroshima

Hiroshima did not disappoint. (Editor's Note: If you wish to sign a petition to help make the future nuclear free, please check out The Atom Project. Thank you.) After a quic ...

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Categories: Asia, G Adventures, Japan

Himeji

Today I woke up, and skipped the shower. I normally don't do that, but the lodge didn't have any warm water, except for the bath water from last night which, but that had long been ...

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Categories: Asia, G Adventures, Japan

St. Goar

We have arrived in Germany and St. Goar! Flip told us that German's have the lowest cultural pride in the world -- and I believe this. However, in my opinion, Germany is kind of li ...

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Categories: Contiki, Europe, Germany

Amsterdam

We changed time-zones when we came to Amsterdam and I forgot to re-set the clock on my MP3 player, so I woke up at 6:10 this morning instead of my planned 5:10. I also have to reme ...

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Categories: Contiki, Europe, Netherlands

The Mountain Village of Koyasan

I awoke at 5 this morning and hustled to the subway station. From there we took a commercial train an hour and a half outside of the city. Then we took a rail car half an hour up a ...

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Categories: Asia, G Adventures, Japan

Dover & Amsterdam’s Erotic Casa Rosso

Today we left for Amsterdam and we should arrive there in a few hours from writing this. We took the coach to Dover and got on the ferry there. Dover is where, you guessed it, the ...

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Categories: Contiki, Europe, Netherlands

London Day 3

Lady Luck is finally on my side! I slept-in today and after my shower, I had a burst of intelligence. I could use my in-room blow dryer to heat my hair and comb it into place. (I w ...

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Categories: Contiki, Europe, United Kingdom

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    5 Weekend Destinations In Saskatchewan

    The past few weeks have been really busy for me, with a lot more time at the office and a lot less time travelling. Thankfully, the weekend is just around the corner and with it co ...

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    Categories: Canada, Saskatchewan

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    I originally wrote this article in 2020, but since then it's become one of my most popular articles -- and one that needs to be updated the most frequently. Some businesses closed, ...

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    With the holiday season upon us, many people have begun asking me if and how I plan to celebrate Christmas. This is a good question, and I completely understand the confusion since ...

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