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I took this photo in early October in Arbroath, on the east coast of Scotland.


Place of Birth: Ottawa, Canada
Current Residence: Edinburgh, Scotland
Countries Visited: 26 (yes, I count the UK as 4 countries)
Dream Locations: see my 'wish list'.
Favourite Quote: "The world is a great book, of which they who never stir from home read only a page." Augustine of Hippo
Favourite European Cuisine: Eastern European (general, I know, but I love it all!)
Favourite Beer: Czech beer of course! Staropramen! (Lithuanian a close second)


1. Edinburgh, Scotland
2. Budapest, Hungary
3. Copenhagen, Denmark
4. Bled, Slovenia
5. Krakow, Poland
6. Salzburg, Austria
7. Vilnius, Lithuania
8. Prague, Czech Republic
9. Stockholm, Sweden
10. Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

(just missed the cut: Riga, Tallinn, Vienna, Maastricht, Kaunas, Gdansk, York, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Amsterdam)


1. Switzerland
2. Norway
3. Scotland
4. Austria
5. Slovenia
6. Croatia
7. England
8. Poland
9. Slovakia
10. Latvia


1. Golfing at the Old Course in St. Andrews (Scotland, 2001)
2. Bobsledding at Lillehammer's Olympic Park (Norway, 2001)
3. Visiting the Bone Church (Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, 2000)
4. Journey up to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe (Switzerland, 2004)
5. Hiking to the Svartisen Glacier (Norway, 2001)
6. Kidding around at Tivoli Gardens (Copenhagen, 2001)
7. Exploring the Lake Bohinj region (Slovenia, 2002)
8. Climbing up (and running down rain soaked) hill in Salzburg (Austria, 2002)
9. Visiting the Wieliczka Salt Mine (Poland, 2000)
10. Standing on the Tatra Mountains (Zakopane, Poland, 2000)

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  • CEP1863's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2013 at 9:51 AM

    Brandon, I hope that you have a great birthday and a year filled with loads of exciting travel!

  • pieter_jan_v's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2013 at 3:31 AM

    Brandon, Happy Birthday. PJ

  • nighthawk's Profile Photo
    Nov 27, 2012 at 1:00 PM

    happy belated birthday!

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2012 at 3:39 AM

    Happy Boithday Saggitarian, we shoud have met when we were in your City some 3+ years back. When r u visiting the NCR on the Outaouais again ? ;-)))

  • pieter_jan_v's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2012 at 10:30 PM

    Friend Brandon, Have a nice Birthday. See you around. PJ

  • dila's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2011 at 12:48 PM

    Happy birthday :)

  • pieter_jan_v's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2011 at 3:59 AM

    Happy Birthday Brandon! See you around. PJ

  • balfor's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2011 at 10:48 PM

    I hope the world's treating you well. :-) Have a happy birthday!

  • IngaA's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2010 at 1:36 AM

    Yes, I've visited China recently and still feel excited about it. Btw I\m keeping some nice postcards from a place called Dazu rock cave. If you still colledt them and don't have any from that palce, and want to have 1, give me your address :)

  • HooptheWorld's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2010 at 3:06 AM

    A very Happy, Happy , Happy Birthday!

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