Travel Blogs from London, United Kingdom

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Off We Go...Again!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Off We Go...Again!

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... we set off on our first travelling adventure to China, South Korea and Japan. We returned two months later and have been working in London since then, now we feel it is definitely time to embark on one last big adventure before we settle down! Our ...

Home sweet home, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Home sweet home

A travel blog entry by rolandandlizzie

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... for the final two months travelling - we have some great things lined up! Anyway over to Ro so he can fill you in on his London activities... So yeah great time back in Wales seeing all of Liz's family, for me it felt a little overwhelming as we had so ...

Upgrade..., London, United Kingdom travel blog

Upgrade...

A travel blog entry by rich

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At the airport, we made our way to the British Airways desk to drop our main backpacks off, and I greeted the gentleman behind the counter with a friendly "ohio gozaimasu." He seemed to take an eternity to look at our passports, and was busy pressing ...

Going to London to Visit the Queen..., London, United Kingdom travel blog

Going to London to Visit the Queen...

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... a day of ‘power touring’ we were wiped and ready for the ride back into the quiet and quaint Cotswolds.  London was interesting, and I’m glad we went.  I know we only scratched the surface (and barely even that) of what it ...

London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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I met Rick by the London Eye. It was a drizzly, damp, gloomy day. Normal London weather, I suppose, but not exactly promising sweeping vistas of the skyline. Ah well, we boarded our capsule and were bourne up towards the sky. Water droplets stuck to the ...

TRANSIT / ION., London, United Kingdom travel blog

TRANSIT / ION.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... only to return home so cold the only thing left to do was to go back to bed.  I loved the multiculturalism of London. I hated my unchallenging job. I loved exploring the quant shops packed in amongst each other at every turn. I hated that I could ...

Big day out .... no way to get home, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Big day out .... no way to get home

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... roof, albeit with a waterproof base, which apparently took a long time to get as it is no longer legal to build a thatched roof in London anymore due to the risk of fire. Our tour was a ‘silent tour’ which meant that once we got inside no one ...

Bikes & a catch up ... oh, & Happy Birthday Lyndon, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Bikes & a catch up ... oh, & Happy Birthday Lyndon

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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... ;t over yet. Riding through the business district was great as we practically had the road to ourselves, a rare treat in London. We rode through the closed Smithfield Market where we heard stories of public executions, including that of William Wallace ...

Day 4, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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We woke up to snow today (much to Lisette's excitement), albeit on the rooftop of the apartment building. She was able to make a snowman and have a snowball fight. Later on we travelled by train (the above ground type) to Hampton Court Palace, whose ...

First day of my travels, London, United Kingdom travel blog

First day of my travels

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... . I would find out later that my GPS tends to find a less direct route to where I want to go, but with the roads near London being most confusing and certainly no grid pattern, I don't think I could have gotten out without the GPS. So, my first impression ...

Day 3, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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We were expecting another sunny day so we decided to do the Thames river tour to Greenwich. Because it left from Westminster we did the Abbey first. As you come out of the tube station you can see Big Ben right across the street and the obligatory photos ...

Weird, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Weird

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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Friday we land and go to Barnet for the first time to see unborn Nephew, Ben (and James and Liz). Saturday we realise we don't have a visa for Vietnam and we kind of need one. Shit.  Sunday we have lots of family and friends over and they are ...

Almost home and extremely jet lagged, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Almost home and extremely jet lagged

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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Interesting London explorations, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Interesting London explorations

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... is where the famous lexicographer Samuel Johnson lived and worked for a while in the 18th century. In contrast to other parts of London, there are not many other examples of houses of this era within the Square Mile of the City of London. It was lovely ...

Home Sweet Home, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Home Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... in Ireland than in Argentina.  With Kevin back to work only 10 days after we got home we had to head back to London after a couple of days.  It's still very surreal to be back but we have some amazing memories and hopefully lots of interested ...

Day 8, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we headed off the to Cardiff. It is an easy 2 hour train ride from London. We got on the Cardiff Hop on Hop off bus - Cardiff's population is the same as Canberra's so no traffic to slow and us up this time. First stop, The Doctor Who Experience. ...

London: the land of Monopoly, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London: the land of Monopoly

A travel blog entry by sevenhours

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... covered the 9/11 attacks in New York, England’s support to the Ebola crisis and defeating ISIS, there was nothing about the London bombings in 2005. When I looked it up, there’s also what I would call a small memorial in Hyde Park, which ...

SOMETHING PARTICULARLY CONCERNING IS HAPPENING, London, United Kingdom travel blog

SOMETHING PARTICULARLY CONCERNING IS HAPPENING

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... and spend fast. Tracey had already purchased MAX (Bike 1 – DRZ400SM) who has since spent time hibernating in a London storage unit. Practicality meant I too would need a DRZ400SM (Exibit A). Finally, when we saved enough pounds, we excitedly ...

We're in london still.., London, United Kingdom travel blog

We're in london still..

A travel blog entry by danly

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Alright? Hope everyone hasn't given up on the blog but not much to report again. Our last few days in London went quite quickly. We visited the National Gallery a few times for the free tours they offer.  There was a great selection of paintings ...

Dec 24, 2011, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Dec 24, 2011

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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Up up and away............, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Up up and away............

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... had plenty of time to make our way there. We stopped off in Leicester Square for lunch in Wetherspoons and then realised that it was to difficult to travel around london with our heavy bags, so we just took a train to Heathrow and waited for the ...

Departure eve, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Departure eve

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... sweets in the world and I have not seen any in Ecuador so far so I thought I'd make the most of my opportunities in London while I'm here! I walked down Bethnal Green Road and Brick Lane in the dusk and promised myself that I'd come back to Brick Lane in ...

First day out, London, United Kingdom travel blog

First day out

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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Well, it seems that the sun comes up at the ridiculous time of 4.15am in London!!! Are you kidding?? This is not going to help us get used to the local times, grrrr ...... on the upside, we are in London!!!!! So today was a day of finding our feet ..... ...

London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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London City, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London City

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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... stands 135 metres (443 feet) high on the western end of Jubilee Gardens, on the South Bank of the River Thames in Lambeth, London, England, north of Westminster Bridge. It is a must visit place in London! That day the weather was fine! Sunny and ...

TEST  PHASE COMPLETE., London, United Kingdom travel blog

TEST PHASE COMPLETE.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... part of this big adventure. We had allocated this time to do what we called ' The Test Loop'. Through Scotland, Ireland and back to London through Wales. The purpose of ‘The Test Loop’ was to see how the bikes hold up, gauge the gear we have, ...

Bon Voyage!  Heathrow - day 1, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Bon Voyage! Heathrow - day 1

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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So, the day had finally arrived.  In the preceding few days, both Lauren and Ross were still frantically trying to tie-up loose ends in readiness for their flight of freedom.  For example, on a day that should have been for quiet time ...

Difficult start to London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Difficult start to London

A travel blog entry by daveaway

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... me stay at his place given he was moving in the next few days. He lives in Brixton, one of the rougher suburbs of inner London. When I arrived it was obvious why he was moving as his place was falling apart in the middle of a construction site. There was ...

Kings, Queens and Double Decker Buses, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Kings, Queens and Double Decker Buses

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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... in our hands, working to catch up and listening to a great Irish band in a crowd of thousands in Trafalgar Square. It was London's annual St. Patrick's Day festival, and everyone had managed to find a bit of Irish in their blood. What I really love about ...

Long Flight to London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Long Flight to London

A travel blog entry by danly

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... was long but not too bad.  The meals were very average but I guess that is expected on a plane. Our hotel is nice and modern (Another Ibis Hotel) and next to Euston station which is great for access to London.  Glad to be here again. Daniel ...

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