Tower of London

The D&O Diary’s European Sojourn finished up last week with a return visit to London. I returned to London in order to attend an event postponed from the week before. Although the postponement required me to extend my travels for a few more days, it did also mean that I got a bonus day in London, as reflected in the pictures below.Continue Reading Back in London

Palais du Luxembourg

The D&O Diary’s European assignment continued last week with a long weekend stopover in the French capital city of Paris. February is not the month usually associated with the French city’s romantic image, but the weather was not too bad and it turned out to be a fine time for a visit.

Buckingham Palace

The D&O Diary was on assignment in Europe last week, with first stops in Dublin and London. Late January may not seem like the ideal time to visit Ireland and England. Though the weather was chilly and darkness gathered early in the afternoon, it turned out not to be a bad time to visit after all.Continue Reading Dublin and London

A view of the mainland from Penang

The D&O Diary’s Asia Pacific tour concluded earlier this week with a stop on the Malaysian island of Penang, which is located just off the northwest coast of peninsular Malaysia. The island’s rich cultural heritage and legendary food made Penang a particularly enjoyable place to visit as my last stop before heading home.Continue Reading Malaysia

The D&O Diary’s tour through the Asia Pacific region continued this week with a stop in the island city-state of Singapore, which is a bustling metropolis and a burgeoning insurance center. My stay in Singapore was all too short, but when I was not in meetings I did manage to see a little bit of the city.Continue Reading Singapore

The D&O Diary is on assignment in the Asia Pacific region this week, with a first stop in the beautiful Australian city of Sydney. Even though it was still Southern Hemisphere late winter/early spring while I was in Australia, the weather was beautiful and even summerlike. I was fortunate that my meeting schedule in Sydney allowed me a little bit of time to enjoy the weather and the sunshine, as the pictures below reflect. Continue Reading Sydney

Schloss Nymphenburg

The D&O Diary concluded its extended European sojourn with a final stop in the Bavarian city of Munich. Our stop in Munich was brief, but we were very fortunate that the brilliant weather we enjoyed in our prior stops in Europe continued while we were in Germany.Continue Reading Munich

The D&O Diary’s European sojourn continued this past week with a long weekend stopover in Stockholm, Sweden’s beautiful capital city. The magnificent weather we enjoyed during our prior stops on the trip continued for our Stockholm visit. Clear blue skies and brilliant sunshine prevailed throughout our time there. Our overall experience benefitted not only from the splendid weather but also from the long days and short nights of the Northern latitude early summer.Continue Reading Stockholm

Buckingham Palace

The D&O Diary’s European sojourn continued this week with a stop in London. Fortunately, the beautiful weather we enjoyed in Paris followed us to London, where blue skies and warm sunshine prevailed throughout our visit. It was only a brief stop for us in London before heading on to other destinations, but it was still a great visit.Continue Reading London in June