Category : Europe

Europe
By: March 3, 2015

Shabbat in Helsinki

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

Breakfast in Paris

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 Tinder Games

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…

Europe
By: November 28, 2013

Beam Me Up, Scotty

Leicester Square is the heart of London’s West End. Within a short walk are dozens of theatres where world-famous musicals, operas, and stage productions play. Leicester Square has also become globally associated with the movies….

Europe
By: October 18, 2013

Why I like London

Last weekend I made my way back to the U.K. after a few weeks in Australia. It was, as always, incredibly painful to say goodbye to everyone there, knowing that we would not be seeing…

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