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Pictures from our Northern European Cruise

29 September 2008

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Northern European Cruise /2008 See the slideshow at Flickr.com

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Tallin, Estonia

3 August 2008

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Our second to last stop on this amazing vacation was Tallinn, Estonia. Freed from the Soviets in 1991, Estonia is one of the 3 Baltic nations (who can name the other 2 for $500?). We spent most of the day walking around the “old town”, which dates back to the 13th century. It felt like you [...]

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Church on spilled blood – Video

3 August 2008

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Here is a video highlight from our tour of the Church on spilled blood. Enjoy!

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St. Petersburg – Day 2

2 August 2008

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On our second day in St. Petersburg, we visited two palaces. The first was Catherine Palace and the second was Peterhof   Catherine Palace is about an hour into the countryside and served as a “summer” residence. It was quite impressive! There is an Amber room in the palace that is literally made of amber. In WW2, [...]

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St. Petersburg Update

1 August 2008

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Here is a quick video update about some of our tours in St. Petersburg. Enjoy. Full Blog post coming later. FYI we are 8 hours ahead of you.

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St. Petersburg – Day 1

31 July 2008

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Today was our first day in St. Petersburg, Russia. We went to the Hermitage, which is a museum that houses 2.7 million works of art. There are several areas to tour in the museum…our guide told us if you spent 1 minute at each piece exhibited, it would take you 7 years to cover the [...]

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Not as Important – Scrabble Update

31 July 2008

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Helsinki, Finland

31 July 2008

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In Helsinki we went on a tour of the city on these bikes called Jopo bikes. They are like old school bikes you used to ride with only one gear and brakes on the pedals. They were very easy to ride and the weather was perfect. We rode about 10 miles total and because Helsinki [...]

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Copenhagen, Denmark

28 July 2008

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  (Nyhavn) So we spent the day in Copenhagen on Sunday. This picture was taken in an area called Nyhaven which is basically 2 pedestrian streets with a canal running in between. Lots of little restaurants and bars are here. Jeremy went into a little bakery and ordered a chocolate danish…, apparently they don’t call them that [...]

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Important Scrabble update!

27 July 2008

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Please watch the following video, important video update! Denmark update coming soon!

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1st port – Oslo, Norway

26 July 2008

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We spent the day in Oslo today. (Jeremy sporting the viking cap) Kind of bummed at first because the excursion we were supposed to go on (bobsledding in Lillehammer) got cancelled due to lack of participation (apparently we were the only idiots that were gonna try THAT)! So, instead we explored the city on our own. We [...]

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Let the eating begin!

26 July 2008

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It didn’t take us long to find our way to Nobu.  We ordered just about everything on the menu as our first round. Once we completed those 8 dishes we ordered a second round. (Wasabi salmon tartar – Amazing!) Between the 15 dishes we were pleasantly surprised with a bottle of wine from Lauren’s parents. What a [...]

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“Good Day” to you Americans

25 July 2008

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(Look Kids! Big Ben, Parliament) Greetings from across the pond! We spent two days in London enjoying the fabulous weather. Apparently it was the hottest day of the year so far, which is great, unless you are from Miami! But it actually was kind of nice weather to see the sights in. . (400′ up on the [...]

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Lauren & Jeremy’s Northern European Adventure

16 July 2008

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We will be traveling from July 21st – Aug 5th 2008. We wll be updating and sending pictures to keep you updated on our travels. Enjoy!

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