Halifax, or the journey home

26 Hours. That’s how long I waited in Frankfurt for my flight to be arranged. Because all you can wish for after the stupidest of check-ins and waiting in line for hours, is to be told, seconds before you board your plane, that the flight’s cancelled. Fun times Sweet, I’ll get to chill in Frankfurt…

Rügen, Germany

Right after Salzburg, there was a last trip to the agenda before heading back to Canada. It was not Istanbul, Amsterdam, Venice or even just the Black Forest. It was one place we discussed seeing many times with my friend but never got around going there despite me regularly visiting her in Berlin, more than…

Salzburg, Austria

There is this strong feeling of inadequacy when you spent a lot of time somewhere and have yet to discover the surroundings with the imminence of your return looming. I, like many, felt compelled to travel even more knowing that soon I would be on a plane bound to Canada, not really sure when I…

Ulm, Germany

It started too early on a Saturday morning. Like most I-Club activities. Early morning at the Hauptbahnoff. We were supposed to visit Ulm, a city located to the West of Munich, halfway on the road to Stuttgart. Directly on the river Danube, it is known as a tiny scenic place. Today Ulm is a tiny…

Partnachklamm, Germany

We did not get to sleep as much as we would have liked to. Nonetheless we got up to the buzzing sound of my old HTC cell phone’s alarm, recycled as an clock, because of its terribly annoying ringer. We packed in a haste our backpacks. My friend with a tiny sling bag smaller than…

Day of the Bavarian Beer

Last April 23rd was the “Tag des Bayerischen Bieres“, the day where Bavarians and Bavarian brewers celebrate one of the oldest laws still in use ! – The original “Reinheitsgebot“, or German Beer Purity Law, officially started being in use in the duchy of Bavaria when, on 23 April 1516 it was endorsed officilly by…

A Formulæ

You know you have the right formula when living abroad has this perfect mix of home routine, friends and adventure. Being able to balance a certain level of social comfort while still having stars in your eyes when walking around is what makes it all an exquisite experience. All of these little meaningful moments that you…

Goodbye Stusta

I woke up that morning quite early. I had a meeting with some clients at the other end of the city, with my boss, and was already running late. A habit of mine It dawned on me that in the upcoming days I was getting kicked out of the student accommodations I had called home…

Crazy week (CS 2/2)

A crazy week right before the holidays Part one of my CS adventures here Right before I went to the west part of Germany, then Luxembourg, Strasbourg (France), Trier (Oldest city in Germany) and finally Berlin for my birthday and new year’s eve, I had this crazy week. . . If you have a Couchsurfing…

Sylvester Travels

Happy New year.
Looking back on the last moments of 2014 and early moments of 2015.

Christmas in Saarland, Germany

A small photo update of what a small village in the west of Germany looks like. I left Munich on the 23rd, in the afternoon and crossed to the western end of Germany in four hours Autobahn I was invited to spend quality christmas time with my friend Denise’s family. She was my roomate on…

Couchsurfing (CS 1/2)

Have you ever heard of couchsurfing ? Really ? Well couchsurfing is something you should know about if you happen to be on my blog. It’s this little amazing thing that let’s you meet people from all walks of life, all around the world in a generosity based community. The idea is to share. Share…