Roaming Around the Luxembourgish Ardennes

Last weekend, Hayley and I went to Luxembourg for a weekend mountain retreat. Apart from visiting Vianden castle and finding mythical creatures, we also spent one full day hiking to explore what the Ardennes has to offer.    Chair Lift? Aren’t you cheaters? After playing with the ducklings in the morning, we hiked to the…

Dutch Orange and Tour de France Come to Aachen

Phil and Hayley, what country were you in over the weekend? We were in Deutschland! So why are you seeing Dutch orange, Dutch flags and bike enthusiasts dressed in their Tour de France outfit everywhere you looked on the streets? Are you confused yet? OK let me explain: This year the Tour de France started in…

[Photo Blog] Düsseldorf Christmas Market

Over the Christmas holiday, Hayley and I headed back to the UK to see the family. On the way to the UK, we had an 8-hour layout in Düsseldorf and we decided to visit the famous German Christmas market and to soak up some festivities before heading off to the UK. So, here was our day…