Travel Blogs from Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Introduction, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Introduction

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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This travelogue will be the home to my upcoming journey around the world with my pal Vinny. The idea, in it's simplest form, is to go once around the globe without resorting to air travel. Along the way, we plan to watch England beat Brazil in the ...

Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... anything up and one of the terminals was closed down. After that it was a rather simple case of getting a coach from Heathrow to Nottingham, where the money JB and I had appropriated from behind the bar at the pub came to my rescue again, as was able ...

The Clock In San Dimas, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Clock In San Dimas

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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It's weird, you know. Less than three weeks to go before we set off on a journey that could take years. The amount of things there are to do is astounding. I've got to somehow move out of my flat, store my possessions I don't want to throw away at my ...

Why Not Fly?, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Why Not Fly?

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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It's not going to be cheap to do it this way round. Especially when you consider that a round the world flight can be as cheap as 650 these days. And it's not, as many people suspect, that we're scared of flying. Quite the opposite. In fact, I get ...

A Holiday Within a Holiday, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

A Holiday Within a Holiday

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... compared to someone who, say, lives in Melbourne. So there's the option of becoming an 'expert' of my hometown of Nottingham... And giving fellow travels whatever help and assistance they could possibly require when planning a visit to 'the home of Robin ...

Bye Bye  Blighty, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Bye Bye Blighty

A travel blog entry by meandher

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So, here we are at last, Packed and ready to go, well almost. Just A few weeks to go and still so much to do, finishing research, checking on Visa applications,and buying those 'must have' gadgets ... the self inflating, solar powered, light weight, ...

What You Leave Behind, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

What You Leave Behind

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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Photos of my leaving do on Sunday ...

The Last Day, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Last Day

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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God..... One Day, less than 24 hours to go. I wanted to write a lot of stuff. Some kind of great inspirational yet heartfelt, tender even chat about my last few days in this country. Lots to say, no time to say it. So let's just pretend I ...

The To Do List, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The To Do List

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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Crikey. Only fourteen days to go now. I'm trying to get things in a little bit of order, so I don't end up running around like an idiot two days before we go. I still will end up running around like an idiot, but I thought I'd make a list anyway. In ...

Thus Ends Our English Chapter, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Thus Ends Our English Chapter

A travel blog entry by sutiramisu

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... medieval costumes, open air theatre with fire eating jesters, and a sensational skirmish between Robin Hood and the evil Sherriff of Nottingham.  The crowds roared for Robin as he battled the bad guys.  They cheered as he fought the good fight. ...

To Germany................, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

To Germany................

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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I thought I'd better put down exactly what the plan is, so I can look back on how wrong it went in a few months time. On the 1st of June, we're going to jump on a bus that is conveniently going to take us all the way to Amsterdam. We'll spend nearly ...

.................... And Beyond, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

.................... And Beyond

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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After the World Cup, we're going to head east. The plan is to nip through Poland, and then spend a few days in Latvia Lithuania and Estonia before going to St Petersburg. A bit of time there and then over to Moscow, where we're going to get a ticket on ...

Comedy Birthday Night, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Comedy Birthday Night

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Tonight we went to Nottingham to celebrate our friend Christine's birthday. We ended up going to a comedy club and all had a brilliant night out - see ...

Talavera Drunk, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Talavera Drunk

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... from Sharpe, but when you've finished someone says 'let's do that again'. As it turned out, I didn't hate being back in Nottingham as much as I feared. In fact, I was pleasantly reminded of all the good people I know. The place is still a shithole, ...

Itinerary, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Itinerary

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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With just over a week to go here is a rough itinerary of our trip: 1 month - India 2 weeks - Nepal 3 weeks - Malaysia (Borneo) 3 weeks - Indonesia 1 month - Thailand 3 weeks - Laos 3 weeks - Cambodia 1 month - Vietnam 1 month - China 1 month - Ecuador 1 ...

Returning home after an amazing year!!!, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Returning home after an amazing year!!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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After an epic 11 hour flight, Marks parents were there to greet us at heathrow to take us all the way back home. As I didn't sleep much on the plane it gave me time to reflect on the past year and how we did everything we wanted with the time and money ...

Last Day Of Work!, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Last Day Of Work!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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It was hard going this morning. Yesterday's session was still fresh in the body as I started my last day at work. There was a little leaving speech given in which I was asked if I was upset at leaving and going to cry. My response....I am going on ...

The liver is evil and it has just been punished!, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The liver is evil and it has just been punished!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... with about 20 others from work. We went to see day one of the Third Test between England and New Zealand at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. As a pleasant leaving surprise for me, the little sh*ts made me dress up as a Fat Batman! (Although I probably enjoyed ...

Out for a few beers, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Out for a few beers

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Lorna stayed in with her friend Amy tonight and hd a few wines. I went into Nottingham to see my old work mates. I only went to see them at work in the afternoon for a couple of hours, but it ended up in the Canalhouse at 4pm for some alcoholic ...

Flying visit, Beeston, United Kingdom travel blog

Flying visit

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

We stopped at McDonald's for dinner at a service station on the way from Manchester to Nottingham (Beeston). Today was clearly not a day for healthy eating! I only have McDonald's every once in a blue moon, but when I do, I do love a plain double ...

Hold, West Bridgford, United Kingdom travel blog

Hold

A travel blog entry by justen

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... of a placeholder. When I get some time, I'll update with what's been going on, but I've been having a great time in Nottingham, visiting Nick and Jon. Again, when ~I get the chance I'll try and update my map pins to include places like Buxton, Bakewell, ...

Back to Jon and Nick's, West Bridgford, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to Jon and Nick's

A travel blog entry by justen

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... them through Couchsurfers as well, but wasn't staying with them), hung out and pre-drank, and we went out clubbing in Nottingham. After checking out a gay bar and having a drink we left fairly quickly because, well, it was dead. Unfortunately, the gay ...

The 'Possibly' Part of There and Back Again, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The 'Possibly' Part of There and Back Again

A travel blog entry by dory

So here's a quick update on progress for the trip. Just about everything is sorted, apart from boat hire and river guides which the two companies we have spoken to said it is easier to sort when we are out there. James has popped his shoulder and ...

Ushering out Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Ushering out Nottingham

A travel blog entry by careysenior

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Well it's been a long day, and I've still got a 3 hr drive to London.  However, our intrepid explorer is in good spirits.  This may be because he's busy writing a blog instead of thinking of the things he still has to do before he can leave. ...

Day 16: The One Where We Almost Killed Each Other, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 16: The One Where We Almost Killed Each Other

A travel blog entry by linzandthehiv

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... to go through Cambridge, but as we were already going to be late dropping the car off and we were nearby anyway, we zipped into Nottingham instead for some lunch. By this point I was starting to get a little hungry, but to be safe we stuck with something ...

Uni Life in a Foreign yet not so Foreign Country, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Uni Life in a Foreign yet not so Foreign Country

A travel blog entry by astudentabroad

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... contact hours and about ten hours of work a week plus travel to and from uni which is about a half hour journey... in Nottingham things are quite different! To start with living on campus means that I'm already here for my classes... although you still ...

Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Nottingham

A travel blog entry by janterry

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... and start by finding a "Starbucks", who have WiFi, and catch up on our email and have a cup of coffee or two or three. Nottingham is of course famous for lace, a castle, a labyrinth of limestone caves, Robin Hood and the oldest pub in all England. Robin ...

testing testing.....panic, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

testing testing.....panic

A travel blog entry by katiesue

Packing has to be the most stressful thing ever, half the ppl tell you your taking too much, other too little, i cant win. It 13tops, 5dress's/play suits, 3 skirts, 3 shorts and underwear too much? im away for 81 days for this part of the trips, i feel ...

Getting ready for Xmas, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting ready for Xmas

A travel blog entry by rubyandzara

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Although our travels next year is very exciting we still have the small matter of Christmas to deal ...

The journey begins, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The journey begins

A travel blog entry by danwalsh

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... returned again to get a visa for my visit. I have also met with (and been supported by) numerous people within Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. I will be in America for a total of 111 days during which I will travel frequently visiting numerous ...

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