Traveling Europe – A Chron-nicoles tour

Being back in Canada after having lived in Belgium and traveled Europe for over two years, I’m happy to be presenting and sharing my experiences at the University of Alberta’s International Week today. Looking back at the photos of all the places I’ve been made me realize that I took […]

History of the Christmas Market in Europe

I did a guest post over at the lovely Marcia Richard’s blog on the History of Christmas in Europe. Here’s just a taste of what I write about: In many towns in Germany¬†and Austria, Advent (coming of Christmas) is usually ushered in with the opening of the Christmas market or […]

Luxembourg city in…Luxembourg

This weekend was a spontaneous one, which is one of the benefits of living in Europe. What’s one to do when there is a soccer game (football match in European-speak) in Luxembourg city on a Friday night? One requests to leave early from work and road trips it down to […]