Travel Blogs from Croydon, United Kingdom

A big walk to Crystal Palace Park, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

A big walk to Crystal Palace Park

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

2

Pete and I went and bought some mortar for the pizza oven but we could not apply it as yesterday's had not yet set.While we were at Homebase (a type of Bunnings) the girls took Sebastian to his weekly swimming lesson. So, Robyn, Carmen, Sebastian and I ...

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 ...

Parrots in England.., Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Parrots in England..

A travel blog entry by ellenpod

3

So I found a pet shop in my suburb and thought I'd check out their avian ...

Purley for Tea, Purley, United Kingdom travel blog

Purley for Tea

A travel blog entry by robinstride

2

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

4

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. ...

Imperial War Museum, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Imperial War Museum

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

9

Robyn woke up quite unwell, so stayed in bed most of the day. After taking Sebastian to Little Blessings I took the train in to Waterloo East and walked to the Imperial War Museum. I spent hours there and only managed to go through WWI. I will have to go ...

The Final Flight, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

The Final Flight

A travel blog entry by derekandjo

4

... 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

2

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

4

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 ...

Foraging for lunch with Sharon & Bron, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Foraging for lunch with Sharon & Bron

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

Sunday morning was my last chance to ring in England, and it was service ringing at Croydon Minster again. Both Sundays I have turned up I have been the 7th ringer, which was a bit of a shame. Eight would have been good.    After breakfast we ...

Weekly Wrap Up 2.0, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekly Wrap Up 2.0

A travel blog entry by aus_ambo_abroad

2
6

... hotel with everyone else in our group as the apartment was booked for this week. This meant another stroll through the streets of Croydon lugging 50kg of luggage behind us. After checking in to the hotel we walked through Croydon and had a look around as ...

Home, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by bethany_

Nothing can prepare your feelings the night before you go on the biggest adventure you've ever experienced. Of course I left packing until the last minute, as well as some tough goodbyes! Going to as many unknown countries as I am, exaggerating or ...

Oxford University and London, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford University and London

A travel blog entry by bizarreirishsta

27

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

1

Hbhbjnkngjnhgh ...

A bit of shopping and a bit of work, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

A bit of shopping and a bit of work

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

2

Good news this morning was that Nicholas is having a training/experience day tomorrow at the Country Comfort. If he passes he will be on their casual list of staff. This is good news. Sheila Guymer has invited us to formal Sunday Dinner at Emma College, ...

BBQ, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

BBQ

A travel blog entry by neiltt

1
3

  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 ...

Back to the sandpit, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to the sandpit

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

... at the station. Upon arrival at Kings Cross we quickly found a train at St Pancras that took us straight to East Croydon. without Carmen's directions we would have found it almost impossible to do without asking several people. Signage is not a strong ...

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 ...

Catching up with Jack and Susan, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Catching up with Jack and Susan

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

2

... we made contact. A tentative date of 5 May, our last day in London, was arranged, and they eventually booked train tickets to East Croydon and suggested we meet somewhere, perhaps in a pub, for lunch. It was a glorious day so sitting in the beer garden of ...

Getting ready to leave, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting ready to leave

A travel blog entry by roastbeefnolive

2

So we have less than 1 week to go before we set off on our many travels to see the world! I've put most of our locations into the blog and we promise to add photos and comments from each place we visit. Wish us luck. ...

Goodbye UK (for now), Beckenham, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye UK (for now)

A travel blog entry by vanessahaynes

As you all know, for the last few months I have been planning my trip to Australia.  Well the date has finally arrived, and I thought it would be a good idea to keep you updated on my travels.  Hopefully I will be able to update on a regular ...

A full day, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

A full day

A travel blog entry by downunder08

5

After getting into the airport at 7:30 am...we drove to Runnymede and walked to see wherew the Magna Carta was signed....then onto Hampton Court Palace, home of King Henry VIII. We slept on the way to the hotel, ate dinner at a mall and got to do some ...

London Finale, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

London Finale

A travel blog entry by bizarreirishsta

2
79

Our morning started with another train and tube ride to a building where we met Nicholas Bennett, a former member of parliament as well as a current judge and elected member of his borough. He provided a lot of information about the royal family and ...

"Core blimey" Croydon's changed!

A travel blog entry by os2015

3

... I worked, also the market still operates in the same place! Browsed and made a couple of purchases then walked back to Edith's. Saw on TV news where refugees were caught in Croydon having travelled in a tanker!! What a sad situation the refugee crisis ...

First bit of ringing, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

First bit of ringing

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

3

Unlike last year this time I had rung ahead to make sure that the bells were being rung for service at Croydon Minster. I arrived in plenty of time and had a chance to look around the fine church. It was gutted by fire in 1867 and rebuilt in 1879. They ...

Walking Tour of London, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Walking Tour of London

A travel blog entry by bizarreirishsta

2
70

Today we got to try our hand at getting 41 people on the train and tube, in the same car at the same time and we did it quite successfully on three different occasions. We had a day with tones of waking through the city on London and the kids did a ...

Fine weather in London, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Fine weather in London

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

2

... ) and sunny, so we did THREE loads of washing, and almost had them completely dry by evening. We did take a walk in to Croydon for a look around and lunch, and then came home via Addiscombe to buy provisions for dinner. Pete resigned today, with a mixed ...

What am I forgetting?, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

What am I forgetting?

A travel blog entry by carlosvanvegas

1

So it's the final weekend here in Blighty, knowing that my thoughts are half here and half on the hoilday time's a ticking and my thoughts are 'What have I forgotten to do...?'  My mind is being pulled in a 1000 different directions right now. I ...

Adios England, hello Malaysia, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Adios England, hello Malaysia

A travel blog entry by monkey_moore

So I've known for a while that I was leaving and needed to organise what I was taking with me, storing with friends/family, donating to charity and what I had to throw away as couldn't find a suitable home for it however I was still sorting through stuff ...

Parrots in England.., Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Parrots in England..

A travel blog entry by ellenpod

3

So I found a pet shop in my suburb and thought I'd check out their avian ...