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Love traveling, hate flying

It’s no surprise that most folks hate flying.I mean, what’s to like? You’re stuck in cramped quarters, virtually rubbing elbows with strangers without enough room to pass your neighbor to get to the bathroom, which is smaller than most closets…

Top 10 best memories of Europe

It’s nearly impossible to narrow down my favorite 10 things I saw, did and ate in Europe.There were just too many.From seeing the famous Rosetta Stone in the British Museum to noshing on paprika-flavored chips (or crisps) while waiting for…

DISH DOES EUROPE: Last days in London

It’s hard to believe this nine-day, whirlwind tour of France and England is about to end.It feels like we’ve been here for weeks — considering all the things we packed into this relatively short time — but it also feels…

DISH DOES EUROPE: London by foot

The weather hadn’t improved on our second day in London. But we weren’t deterred. We were on a mission to meet the Queen, whether she knew it or not.Since we didn’t rent a car — and I wouldn’t recommend it — we…

DISH DOES EUROPE: Hello, London

It’s easy to get lost in London.And not just because every street corner is marked with a different sign or because a lot of places aren’t even marked at all — but because there’s so much to look at, so…

DISH DOES EUROPE: Au revoir, Paris

It’s hard to believe it’s been just 36 hours in Paris.In a way, it feels like we’ve only just arrived. But then again, seeing how much we were able to cram into a day-and-a-half, it almost feels like we’ve been…

Dish Does Europe: Almost there!

Airports are lonely places.Even now, as we wait for our connecting flight to Minneapolis on our way to Paris — France, not the hotel in Vegas, though that wouldn’t be a bad alternative — I’m looking around a fairly uncrowded…