Last Goodbyes and First Impressions

Is this real life? Is this just fantasy? The opening lyrics of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” may seem commonplace, but on the eve of my move to Marseille, they came to…

My Unplanned Summer

Being a Helicopter Pilot involves making decision after decision that impacts your life and the lives of everyone on board. Being in control at all times means being able to…

3 Small Ways Brussels Airport Takes the Cake

We’ve all flown through that dreaded airport that we hate while en route to another destination. Oftentimes it’s inevitable, so we suffer through it and move on. It’s not often…

5 Tips on Job Hunting in France

After seriously looking for work in France on both sides of the Atlantic for over a year, I finally secured a position in L’Héxagone after taking the search local for…

Scotland and the Ninja

Most people associate Scotland with rolling hills, kilts and the Loch Ness monster. When I think of Scotland, I fondly remember a beautiful, black, perfectly engineered Kawasaki Ninja ZZR 1400….