Riding the Cog Wheel Train Up The Montreux Riviera

Following our quick trip through Interlaken, we spent some time in Montreux, Switzterland. This small town in the Swiss Alps is home to some of the world renowned winers, one of the which, the Chateau de Chillon, is an impressive example of a medieval castle. The make the wine in the basement of the castle and offers visitors breathtaking views … Continue readingRiding the Cog Wheel Train Up The Montreux Riviera

Interlaken, The Vacation Destination of Central Europe

Last year, we ended up taking a trip out to Interlaken in Switzerland. It’s known for it’s 45 mountain railways, cable cars, chair lifts, and ski lifts that take thousands of international visitors across up into the Swiss Alps. With it’s blue waters and hundreds of different activities, there’s something for everyone in the small vacation town. While we only … Continue readingInterlaken, The Vacation Destination of Central Europe

Fritland, Delirium, Manneken Pis, And More At The Heart Of Belgium

During our trip to Europe last summer, we had the opportunity to spend a quick day in Brussels. One of my good friends Andy put together a great itinerary for things to see and do in Brussels. So let’s get started! I’d recommend beginning at Le pain Quotidien on Avenue Louise. There are plenty of other great breakfast places in that … Continue readingFritland, Delirium, Manneken Pis, And More At The Heart Of Belgium

SAFRON Propulsion Solide – Bordeaux, France

About a week ago we visited several companies in Bordeaux, including Safran. Although we weren’t able to talk pictures, they did give us a guided tour of their facility. The company is a large conglomerate of many smaller companies and is a fairly new company, forming very recently in 2005, but does business all over the world reaching markets in North … Continue readingSAFRON Propulsion Solide – Bordeaux, France

Poitiers and ENSMA

About 2 weeks ago, we stayed in the city of Poitiers in western France, taking classes at the ENSEMA campus located at Futuroscope just outside of the city. Poitiers was quite different than many of cities we had visited thus far during the program. Unlike Marseille, Poitiers has much older architecture. Unlike Carcassonne, Poitiers walls were destroyed and left to … Continue readingPoitiers and ENSMA