• The Amsterdam to Paris Express

    The Amsterdam to Paris Express

      I love this shot.  Simply put, it illustrates the reasons I love to travel.  Just read the sign. 8AM, Amsterdam, waiting for the arrival of the TGV to Paris.  Anticipation, excitement, spontaneity; it’s all there in the picture.  If truth be told Michon and I were up late the previous […]

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  • Europe Anyone?

    Europe Anyone?

    Norwegian Airlines is back at it, and that means good news for U.S. travelers eyeing a trip to Europe. The airline was just approved to operate a slew of new flights starting in June between the northeast U.S. and European destinations.  And as travelers from some key west coast cities […]

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  • Scandinavia Anyone?

    Scandinavia Anyone?

    Here at Road Expats we’re always on the lookout for great fares to Europe.  Now, Norweigian Air is breaking from the low cost pack with an unusual strategy that’s already delivering amazing roundtrip airfares to Northern Europe. The airline is offering the low airfares by focusing on smaller cities instead of major […]

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  • Caught with Hot Patatjes!

    Hot Patatjes and Amsterdam by Night

    We love Amsterdam at night.  Young people throng the popular squares, restaurants are open late, bikes go whizzing by, and the atmosphere is electric.  Last time we were there, we stayed at a great hotel called the Park, not far from Leidseplein, a square that is a hot spot for […]

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  • A Moment of Peace

    A Moment of Peace

    I’m known in my family for lighting a candle where ever I travel. It’s a time to get quiet, say a word of thanks, and a simple blessing for family and friends who are no longer with us. Candles have been lit in the grand Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris for my […]

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