Travel Blogs from Croydon, United Kingdom

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A quick visit home.., Manchester and Croydon (Surrey), United Kingdom travel blog

A quick visit home..

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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We flew back into the UK on Friday May 20th for a short visit home and had a weekend of partying with friends and family. On the journey up the M6 on Friday (after Mandy's Mum and Dad had kindly picked us up from Heathrow) we got stuck in traffic for 3 ...

Leaving Party!, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving Party!

A travel blog entry by emmaireland

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... of my plans are pretty much going as predicted and I´m having a send off in a Spanish tapas restaurant, La Tasca, in Croydon near to where I live in the UK. At eight o´clock, Joe, Gez, Nick and I are the only ones there... and ...

Aunty Mary's in Croydon, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Aunty Mary's in Croydon

A travel blog entry by middlemoss

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... out the red carpet and dished up a fantastic Shepherds Pie dinner. After a big sleep in, we had an afternoon of shopping in Croydon to get much needed supplies for the European leg of our trip. Fish and chips dinner - yum. Was great to meet David who ...

Thornton Heath, Thornton Heath London, United Kingdom travel blog

Thornton Heath

A travel blog entry by shareddi

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Shivani, Om and I know the train system in london very well now!  we were rather confident in taking the train from Gerrads cross to Buckingam palace to vitoria station to thornton Heath.  The only thing I was shocked about is how expensive ...

England Preperation, Surrey/Horley, United Kingdom travel blog

England Preperation

A travel blog entry by peacheslou0

Well guys we are getting closer to my departure. I have one day left at work and the plans are going well. I thought it best to write my first entry while in England so that you have something to read straight away. As you all know I will be flying on ...

Packing up, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Packing up

A travel blog entry by julschong

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Not sure I know how this travel blog works. Is it like the CRM? Annabel... Just sold our sofa to some Polish guys who saw my Household Clearance sign. With the bed having departed on Thursday, we've now got 4 nights on the floor. The full London hobo ...

OUR FIRST POLO MATCH, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

OUR FIRST POLO MATCH

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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August 23, Sunday We are going to see a Polo Match. It takes place way over the other side of the city and Len figures it out we would have to make 4 bus changes.  We got help on the bus where to get off and then a lady at the bus stop made a ...

Let's bring everything..., Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Let's bring everything...

A travel blog entry by julschong

Everything has been picked up by the shipping company, the flat has been cleaned and all we have to do is complete the handover with the landlady and catch the train to scotland. All we have is our rucksacks and stuff to bring up to Inverness.. Although ...

WESTMINSTER ABBEY, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

WESTMINSTER ABBEY

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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Back into London this morning. We are checking on flights to go home.  Then down to Buckingham Palace to get a close look at the changing of the guards, we are early so should get a good spot.  We see lots of empty spaces right up by the gate, ...

A Long Goodbye, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

A Long Goodbye

A travel blog entry by ladytonholiday

... and chats in County Limerick, Claire, Galway. Followed by London, Leeds, Norwich, Brixton, Brighton, and Croydon. Already fed up of packing and unpacking my rucksack I traded it in for a 60 liter one, because I can ...

Sunday Roast and Other Fine Delicacies, Purley, United Kingdom travel blog

Sunday Roast and Other Fine Delicacies

A travel blog entry by donnartw2012

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Took the slow train from Purley to London Victoria Station to meet Jo for lunch (we can now cross tapas off our "unachievable" long to-do list). So glad I got to see London's pretty Christmas decorations. Wandered around the fancy shops near Piccadilly ...

Christmas in Surrey, Purley, United Kingdom travel blog

Christmas in Surrey

A travel blog entry by donnartw2012

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It's so wonderful to visit with old friends!!! Enjoying the holidays with Joanne and Phil and extended family. Great food, LOTS of tasty adult beverages, games and nature walks in search of hedgehogs, badgers and "foxy". And my first Boxing Day! Toasted ...

Cousins Reunite!, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Cousins Reunite!

A travel blog entry by jingles

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Brilliant directions led me right to number 2 in Croydon where MegsyMoo and LittleBig Al where waiting! I haven't seen Meaghan in probably eight years or so and it was great to see her! She is just the same as I remember her! But with more years to ...

Meatloaf and Chips, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Meatloaf and Chips

A travel blog entry by albertine

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... over to the more conventional suitcase, picking up the pack before I leave for home in May. It's been mild and cloudy here in Croydon, south of London, these past few days but very mild - in the low to mid-teens.  I notice that Halifax and PEI may ...

Hear Us: Wellbeing event, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Hear Us: Wellbeing event

A travel blog entry by liz_turner

... free I agreed, not sure what I'd volunteered for - she was all rather vague when she asked me on Saturday. Hear Us is a Croydon based mental health charity and today's event was a free day with lots of arts, crafts, activities, physical and mental health ...

From Village Life to the Big Smoke Again, Nottiingham, United Kingdom travel blog

From Village Life to the Big Smoke Again

A travel blog entry by daviddx

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While I was staying with Margaret and Peter Walker in Radcliffe on Trent they took me to Worksop, a nearby market town which has some significance as one of the lesser places my Dixon ancestors departed from  when emigrating in the 1850s. It ...

Day 140 - Calgary to London (UK), Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 140 - Calgary to London (UK)

A travel blog entry by thekemptons

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Not the best preparation for the world's longest day. Taya was up half the night screaming. It's not like her at all, and we were worried. She woke up pretty perky this morning though which is more than can be said for her parents. Breakfast, final pack ...

Day two, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Day two

A travel blog entry by hmbruneau

Grampa got up at 6 and I told him to lay back down and go back to sleep!! Haha He laid back down and got up around 8, but he said he never fell back asleep. He was nice enough to stay quiet so I could catch a few zzzz's, although the man at the front ...

UK Arrival, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

UK Arrival

A travel blog entry by wandergirl21

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... provided to me by my host I was able to navigate myself through the airport to the train station. After arriving in east Croydon I transferred to a tram that took me to a station just down the street from where I would be staying. Unfortunately I had ...

Au Revoir!, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Au Revoir!

A travel blog entry by mishies

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One sleep left till we jet off into the sun! At least I am very much hoping it will be sunny and not monsoon!  So the first entry of my blog and still can't really believe I am going.  We will be landing in Bangkok Monday afternoon, expect the ...

Waiting, Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom travel blog

Waiting

A travel blog entry by rtsquared

Here we are waiting for our flight.. reading the news probably not best thing as now worry about all you friends and family back home in NZ. But trip still on and we are waiting for our flight to Boston...what an amazing lounge.. well done Virgin ...

Purley for Tea, Purley, United Kingdom travel blog

Purley for Tea

A travel blog entry by robinstride

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As with all our other blogs, I have written a "Pre Blog" for every day of the trip, and uploaded a few pictures, and placed a map of the locations we are visiting. When we set out on the adventure, I shall be using the travelpod app on my iphone to ...

London Rain, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

London Rain

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

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This won't be a long and elabourate entry.  We decided to travel into the city today.  The train system is thorough but complex.  So many trains and subway lines it can be overwhelming.  It was a beautiful morning. The sun was out and clear skies. ...

The Final Flight, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

The Final Flight

A travel blog entry by derekandjo

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... on 28th February after a 27 hour flight we landed at London Heathrow. Wet and cold after a 1 and a half hour bus trip we are back in Croydon and it is bleak. So after 1 whole year we are safe and sound and ready for our next adventure ...

Shepherds Pie here we come !, Purley, United Kingdom travel blog

Shepherds Pie here we come !

A travel blog entry by robinstride

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Not quite Thailand but a welcome night at my Brothers in Purley, and probably after all the rice and noodles, a Shepherds Pie with potatoes and gravy ...

Motorway's, South Norwood, United Kingdom travel blog

Motorway's

A travel blog entry by travandkel

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We had our first "full english breakfast" which includes bacon, eggs, sausage, beans, mushrooms, tomato and black pudding. When he expained black pudding contained blood and other stuff that sounds like Scottish Haggus, i tuned out to give myself the ...

Oxford University and London, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford University and London

A travel blog entry by bizarreirishsta

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Our morning began with a short drive to Oxford College. Helen gave us a tour around Radcliffe Square and the outside if the library. It is one of three copyright libraries in England, which means that any piece of work that is publish, needs to send a ...

Ghvh, South Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Ghvh

A travel blog entry by beanfamily

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BBQ, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

BBQ

A travel blog entry by neiltt

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  I arrived in London on Thursday the 26th, several days early to meet see my cousins Dawn, Khalid, and their two children Aaminah aged 4, and Aasiah aged 2.  However when I arrived at their house and checked email I found that my program had ...

The first of many posts?, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

The first of many posts?

A travel blog entry by korfer

So welcome to my blog. The hope is that as I travel around Asia, Oz and NZ I will keep you all up to date with all my goings on.  The plan is pretty simple, to see a bit more of the world than Victoria, where I currently ...

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