Tag Archives: Spring break

1 Day in Istanbul Part 2

After our visit to the Basilica Cistern, Hakan took us to a pottery factory so we could learn a bit more about how they make the amazing Turkish tiles. We’d seen them throughout the day and they were absolutely amazing. … Continue reading

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1 Day in Instanbul Part 1

Before I flew to Istanbul, I purchased a tour on Viator. It seemed as though my Hilton was not terribly close to the old part of town and I didn’t want to have to worry about how to find my way … Continue reading

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Not a Lot of Sleep, But a Lot of Fun!

The first half of my whirlwind spring break adventure was a nine-hour layover in Amsterdam. To get there, I was booked on KLM. Thanks to my obsessive need to make Diamond status on Delta last year, I was able to … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Spring Break Fever and A Weekend in Europe is the Cure

Spring break got off to a great start when the email announcing our office would close early arrived. I still had to work… But not as long as I’d thought. As soon as I finished, I hopped in My Precious and raced over … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2015

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A Return to Winter

The day we go home is always the saddest day of any vacation. That’s particularly true when you are leaving your favorite city and flying home to a winter storm! Jenni and I met for a quick breakfast in the … Continue reading

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Amsterdam by Sea and by Land!

    There is so much to see in Amsterdam, and today I think we did! After a quick bite involving the Dutch treat sprinkles on toast, we took a canal cruise. The small, flat canal tour boat departed across … Continue reading

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