Travel Blogs from Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

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Thames Walk, Day 10, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

Thames Walk, Day 10

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... ever before, we could catch a bus home, plus knock a bit more time off, maybe !!! Day 10 Start - Finish Windsor - Kingston upon Thames Distance - 38.4 Kilometres GPS Link of our walk - Click Here Arriving in Windsor at 06:50, we had the castle to ...

Riding London, Richmond Park, United Kingdom travel blog

Riding London

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... 2 hours, I was motoring until the three punctures in the last 30ks !!! We had two weeks left so I did a quick 81ks on my own followed by a 135k ride with Lucy. And now we had to wait for the flight before we hit the road, the 167 was upon us ...

The wedding of the year, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

The wedding of the year

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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We left Sotogrande on the 20th July to return to the UK to partake in and enjoy Andrew and Harriet's wedding in Somerset. We decided to drive to Santander and take the ferry rather than running the whole wy back home through France. The road ...

With family and school mates in England, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

With family and school mates in England

A travel blog entry by ozvere

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... expense.  It was a pity the plane was one hour late meaning we arrived at Roger's brother's place in Hampton Wick (near Kingston upon Thames and Hampton Court) at 0130!!  We went to see our old haunts (we lived there for 2 years) and took ...

Mandarin/Cantonese - English Dictionary, New Malden, United Kingdom travel blog

Mandarin/Cantonese - English Dictionary

A travel blog entry by francesandrew

Bei {m} : North Bei Jing {m} : North Capital Bye bye {m}: Goodbye Char Siew Bao [Char Sheuw Boh] {m/c}: Steamed white bread with bbq pork inside Dor jay {c}: thank you (for a gift or item) Er {m} : One Hai: Yes Har Gau/Kau {c/m}: Prawn in rice pastry, ...

3 weeks to go!, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

3 weeks to go!

A travel blog entry by justtin

Although I don't actually finish working here for another 10 days I have officially given up working. I have spent the whole day planning bits and and bobs and struggling to find cheap accommodation for Carnival. It's driving me mad, I just want to be on ...

Malay - English Dictionary, New Malden, United Kingdom travel blog

Malay - English Dictionary

A travel blog entry by francesandrew

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Air: Water Airnuin [air-neu-in]: Air Asli : Nature/Natural Awas: Caution Ayam [eye-am]: Chicken Bas Persiaran : Private Bus Batu [bah-too]: Rock Beratur [beh-rah-tur]: Queue Buah - Buahen: Fruit Daging [Dah-ging]: Beef Dan: And Dilarang Merokok : No ...

About the car!, New Malden, United Kingdom travel blog

About the car!

A travel blog entry by bruceandpetra

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Ok, guys. Here's an update on our vehicle and what we’ve done to it and what's on board to help us make it to Cape Town. We bought the Toyota Landcruiser 80 4.2l TD GX in January 2007; she fitted what we wanted in an overland vehicle, so our ...

The Championships, Wimbledon, United Kingdom travel blog

The Championships

A travel blog entry by cattawa87

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Michael is a big tennis aficionado so of course we had to stop by at the home of one of the Grand Slams in Wimbledon.   Wimbledon is just south of central London but still located in the Greater London region.  You can visit the Wimbledon ...

Pumba heads south!, New Malden, United Kingdom travel blog

Pumba heads south!

A travel blog entry by bruceandpetra

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It's the 24th and the day has FINALLY come to head off! Car is fully packed and when I say fully I mean it's pretty full, but we've got it all in! ...

Thai - English Dictionary, New Malden, United Kingdom travel blog

Thai - English Dictionary

A travel blog entry by francesandrew

Korp Kun Ka/krap: Thank you [f/m] Sa-wat-dee Ka/krap: Hello [f/m] Tom Kha Kai: Chicken and coconut soup Nam Pla: Fish sauce, usually with added chillies   ...

Japanese - English Dictionary, New Malden, United Kingdom travel blog

Japanese - English Dictionary

A travel blog entry by francesandrew

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Arigato {Ah-ree-gah-toe} : Thanks Arigato Gazaimas : Thank you Arigato Gazaimashta : formal/past tense version of thank you? Used in shops and on trains a lot Buri : Rice bowl Domo : Ta/Cheers Domo Arigato Gazaimas {Gah-zeye-muss}: Thank you very ...

Is there snow hope?, New Malden, United Kingdom travel blog

Is there snow hope?

A travel blog entry by francesandrew

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Just a brief entry to a) get the pin in the right place to show the full journey, and b) to show you the scene of destruction when we left New Malden that day. We knew flights were leaving Heathrow, albeit delayed, the question really was: could we get ...

Home Is Where Your Heart Is, New Malden, United Kingdom travel blog

Home Is Where Your Heart Is

A travel blog entry by francesandrew

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"When home becomes a more relative term and I reflect upon my time in Malaysia" We landed around 5:30am and due to us wearing walking boots (weight reduction exercise), it took a bit of time to get the shoes back on and out the door. It did mean we were ...

Wimbledon what a blast!!, Wimbledon, United Kingdom travel blog

Wimbledon what a blast!!

A travel blog entry by kingstravel

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Our day at Wimbledon began at 8.30am when we boarded the coach. We drove around the edge of Wimbledon Common but didn't spot any Wombles! We arrived at the coach parking area at 10.20 and joined the cue for entry with gates opening at 10.30am. This was ...

The Preparations, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

The Preparations

A travel blog entry by cestujuci

My God!  Would you believe how much preparation is required for a holiday like this? So far we've had all manner of different vaccinations...  Typhoid, Hep A, Tetanus...  and the Malaria... oh the cost of the anit-malarials!!!!  The ...

Up close to the deer, Richmond Park, United Kingdom travel blog

Up close to the deer

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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Paul and I went to Richmond Park today. We saw many deer and had the chance to photograph them close up. ...

Farewell fancy-dress frivolities!, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

Farewell fancy-dress frivolities!

A travel blog entry by jarvs

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This is really just a quicky so I can make sure I still remember how to use this thing, to add a few new contacts and also to allow anyone who doesn't have facebook to access photo's of last weekends drunken antics! Next time you hear from me I'll be ...

What's about to happen and friends..., Wimbledon, United Kingdom travel blog

What's about to happen and friends...

A travel blog entry by tom_and_katie

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My head is absolutely pounding following a heavy drinking session in Clapham last night and I'm sat in the living room surrounded by boxes, our whole life in Wimbledon packed away into about a 20 boxes of various shapes and sizes. I hadn't really been ...

6 Weeks To Go, Wimbledon, United Kingdom travel blog

6 Weeks To Go

A travel blog entry by tom_and_katie

Well, here we are on a Sunday morning with exactly 6 weeks to go until we set off on our trip. We have put the flat on the lettings listings with various estate agents, found our storage unit for the big flat pack up and are busy selling everything that ...

Let the Packing Begin!, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

Let the Packing Begin!

A travel blog entry by cestujuci

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Q: How many gadgets do you need for an African safari and dive holiday nowadays? A: Take a look at the photo.  And that's not even all of it! Today is packing day. Despite having three days left before we leave, work is going to take up most of our ...

The Big Trip,  Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

The Big Trip

A travel blog entry by jeanrose49

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This is the start of our big trip to the USA.     Bags are almost packed for the three month trip - choosing what to take was mind boggling to say the least.   So, providing the London traffic doesn't hamper the first leg of our journey we ...

Stupid Hats of England, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

Stupid Hats of England

A travel blog entry by nicole_racicot

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Modeled by an American and a ...

A long weekend south of the river, Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

A long weekend south of the river

A travel blog entry by taloolah

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... over for the whole weekend (poor guy), but we ended up having a lovely time! We had a nice long walk along the Thames from Kingston to Hampton Court, although I did complain almost the whole time because my feet were hurting. We saw lots of baby Geese and ...

Back For Work in London (ish), Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

Back For Work in London (ish)

A travel blog entry by darynj1216

... back there someday, but for now I'm working in a pretty adorable town on the Thames River about 15 miles outside of London. Kingston upon Thames, for those of you who want to google it. It's adorable. Lots of theatre, lots of eating on the riverside, ...

Walk around Kingston, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

Walk around Kingston

A travel blog entry by rodnleanne

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Didn't do to much today. Planned out our next few days and went for a walk around Kingston. Stopped for lunch at GBK burger place that Ryan recommended to Steph. Was very good. They also printed our Tower of London vouchers for us. Walked by the market ...

Bike ride, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

Bike ride

A travel blog entry by rodnleanne

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Went for a bike ride around Richmond park with Stephanie. Found a couple of bikes In the backyard 2 of which worked for Stephie and I. Scariest part was riding on the streets to the park entrance going around roundabouts and riding on the skinny street ...

Week Number One!, Kingston, United Kingdom travel blog

Week Number One!

A travel blog entry by bennyharland

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... or not on the roads (Sorry mum, i promise that i was being sensible)    I am currently located on campus in Kingston so i feel as though im a REAL University student... Although im dreading the fact that i have no where to store food or keep ...

Things we should have in the UK, New Malden, United Kingdom travel blog

Things we should have in the UK

A travel blog entry by francesandrew

1. Milky Way Midnight Dark - Dark chocolate around that lovely white nougat with caramel 2. Lime juice - by the vats (12% lime juice) 3. Sweet Potato Fries in salt and rosemary 4. Vanilla Granola 5. Cinnamon Wheats 6. Coloured sugar crystals for ...

Leaving on a jet plane, Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving on a jet plane

A travel blog entry by cali2013

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After one last tidy of the flat and discarding our remaining junk we headed into Kingston for lunch and a few last minute purchases, including Singapore dollars. We then returned our keys to the estate agent and went back to the Lally's to collect our ...

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