Category Archives: European Inspiration

Took a Contiki tour around Europe hitting all the major cities.

Amsterdam – Heineken Factory

Amsterdam – Heineken Factory Due to my “chemical engineering” mind, I decided to check out the Heineken factory with fellow Contiki travellers… yeah I’m full of fun reasons. The museum is quite a complex set-up where history and equipment abound. … Continue reading

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam Amsterdam was our first city on the Contiki – European Inspiration Tour. The city with the Red Light District and Painted Elephant Statues… Canals everywhere, feels a lot like home (Ottawa’s Rideau Canal). There were a lot of bikes … Continue reading

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To Amsterdam

To Amsterdam A quick glance at the white cliffs of Dover and we got on a ferry bound for Europe! The Trip over was pretty uneventful, time to talk to fellow travellers and start planning out Amsterdam. We had to … Continue reading

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European Inspiration – Tower of London

Tower of London The stuff of english stories of claims to power in the English Royalty, the tower of london and the unforgettable white tower (shown above). I couldn’t pass this hot ticket item up while in town – in … Continue reading

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Day 1 – European Inspiration – Ferry Ride down the River Thames

Day 1 – European Inspiration – Ferry Ride down the River Thames After a ride on the London Eye , my plan was to head towards the Tower Of London, but it was about a 30 minute walk down the … Continue reading

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Day 1 – European Inspiration – London Eye

Day 1 – European Inspiration – London Eye Definitely one of the newer attractions in London, the London Eye is basically a huge ferris wheel which allows for an exquisite view of the city of London (Official Website). When I got … Continue reading

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Day 0 – European Inspiration – The British Museum

Day 0 – European Inspiration – The British Museum There are three things I like about this museum. Its Free* It has interesting exhibits from around the world They allow Photography Here is a link to their website –> http://www.britishmuseum.org/ … Continue reading

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