Travel Blogs from London, United Kingdom

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Megan and the Queen, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Megan and the Queen

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... we saw the Queen and Duke in the royal carriage go pottering by. We'd seen the Queen and given a wave; our trip to London was now complete. With the crowds thinning out we wandered back through the city (we actually know our way around this place ...

"Triffik... init?"

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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· London, England · GMT +0:00hrs Entry to ...

Would you go so low to go on a group tour?, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Would you go so low to go on a group tour?

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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I remember running into a classmate from high school. He was fresh back from a trip to Europe, a kind of rite of passage for many Kiwis and Ozzies, who feel the need to go overseas to find themselves, forget themselves, find where their great ...

Going slow in the UK, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Going slow in the UK

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... stepping on a plane, or taking two years to travel a distance they could in an overnight flight. And now in London . . . Millions of Londoners are being urged to try swapping their frenetic lifestyles for a much slower and relaxing way of ...

Travel Philosophies, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Travel Philosophies

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Now that I've survived a year on the road travelling through some pretty interesting and apparently risky places, I thought I'd share a few of travel philosophies (for longer term travel mainly) which have guided me through some of the more difficult ...

London!  We're Here!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London! We're Here!

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... made it to the hostel, booked outrageously expensive beds at £10 each (actually it is the cheapest we heard of in central London) and collapsed onto them. Once we had replenished our energy and enthusiasm we headed out for Rick to get his very long ...

The end is nigh..., London, United Kingdom travel blog

The end is nigh...

A travel blog entry by antandrel

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1 day to go and before we commence with our travels. Excited, nervous... can't ...

Back to London for the next flight, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to London for the next flight

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Long overdue reunion in Clapham, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Long overdue reunion in Clapham

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... . Sadly due to loads of traffic and terrible weather (even hail storms) we were forced to cut the drive short and turn north towards London where we'd planned to meet Inge-Marie's good friends Heidi and Ina that she had met as an exchange student in The ...

The final hurdles, London, United Kingdom travel blog

The final hurdles

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Touch-down, reunions and a change of plan..., London, United Kingdom travel blog

Touch-down, reunions and a change of plan...

A travel blog entry by idarich

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"Oh my God, this place is freezing!" Winter was still very much in evidence when we touched down in London mid-afternoon on Saturday 11 March. Brother-in-law Pete picked us up and we drove to their home in Sutton. It all felt so weird, so unreal. Being ...

The Deed Is Done...., Acton, London, United Kingdom travel blog

The Deed Is Done....

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain ...

UK... CHECK!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

UK... CHECK!

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... had their own brewery carried in the local pub that of course was the "best in the country", most didn't disappoint. Outside of London the diversity of food was pretty hard to find. Fish and chips with a variety of stuffed pastries was commonplace. East ...

First Easter egg hunt, London, United Kingdom travel blog

First Easter egg hunt

A travel blog entry by idarich

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We'd hardly found our feet back home in Edinburgh when it was down again to London for the Easter weekend. Mum-Jen and Dad-Pete were over from South Africa, so this would be a true family-oriented long weekend. Easter, just like Christmas, is all ...

D+M: new lives and perpetual travel, London, United Kingdom travel blog

D+M: new lives and perpetual travel

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... just hasn't been much to say... Regular readers may have picked up on my frustrations with house and job hunting in London a few entries back. Well I'm pleased to say that both of those issues have been resolved, although not quite according to the ...

Back to Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to Hammersmith

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Well, back again from Spain, some unpacking and re-packing and Daves off to spend the weekend with Xander and Elaine who are back from their trip to New Zealand and Em is off for Corina's Hen Weekend nr ...

Ready, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Ready

A travel blog entry by beats

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Back in London & making final preparations for the departure to New York. I now have a passport with a valid US work visa in it & I just need to get my shipping and flight sorted, with a start date of Monday 28th March. It has been a nice trip home. ...

Yunnan comes to London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Yunnan comes to London

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... dazzling life and culture. The varied display created a deep desire for many audience members to visit the mystical wonderland someday. London residents formed a long queue outside a theater in Notting hill to see the show from Yunnan. Once inside, some ...

Europe... check, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Europe... check

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... 'to hit all of our favourite sights (read pubs).  We actually didn't see any proper sights as we have both pretty much covered London in previous visits.  Being big fans of the pub culture, we decided to just take it easy and make the rounds of our ...

London - A good hiking city, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London - A good hiking city

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... had been torn down. I told him that the move must have been quite a shock. He looked at me blankly.   I'd wanted to visit London ever since watching "The Tudors" series on television a few year ago. Specifically, I was there to see the spot where Ann ...

Goodbye to a new found love -  Life on the road..., London, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye to a new found love - Life on the road...

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... which I've come to fall in love with and dearly do not want to let go of...  :-( We awoke on a cold and crisp London morning, checked out of our hotel & headed to get lunch at a deliscious bakery I managed to find while the rest were doing ...

London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... it look quite cool :o) So continuing on from this we walked across it and around the corner where we stumbled on to the London Dungeons. This was pretty fascinating, it had some good, scary and funny at moments. It was like an interactive tour that ...

That's My Umbrella!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

That's My Umbrella!

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... was something we weren't looking forward too; the hundreds of tourists fighting for space, but then again how could you go to London without seeing the famous Tower? At the gate Megs' umbrella gave up the ghost and died. It was so useless against the ...

Literally, the most hated phrases, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Literally, the most hated phrases

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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From the Daily Telegraph poll and Oxford research, we now know what words to use to annoy others - so at the end of the day, going forward, give it 110%, and read this: The word tops the list of those phrases and sayings that cause untold ...

Eurostar - London to Paris, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Eurostar - London to Paris

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... YUM!!! Lots looked very very close to how they looked and some i'd say they looked perfect. There's a section which is similar to london dungeons with maddam tusauds we went on a tour on the historz of london which was prettz cool and walked through some ...

The world's scariest and worst runways, London, United Kingdom travel blog

The world's scariest and worst runways

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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We all know that the world scariest runways is always, without fail, the one you are just about to take off from/land on. But now some folk at travelandliesure have come up with this list . . . and this slideshow . . . ...

Someone to warm your bed, sir?, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Someone to warm your bed, sir?

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... bed-warming service at three hotels in Britain this month. If requested, a willing staff-member at two of the chain's London hotels and one in the northern English city of Manchester will dress in an all-in-one fleece sleeper suit before slipping ...

Home Sweet Home!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Home Sweet Home!

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... · Spent loads of time with little Russell in Southend, who, since we had left, had somehow become a superstar dj - (great set in London mate!!). · Met up with Jo (girlfriend for all you that don't already know!) for a week - she had flown over for ...

Only 3 weeks to go!!!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Only 3 weeks to go!!!

A travel blog entry by monkeymouse74

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Well, only 3 weeks to go and counting down! Am pretty much prepared (as much as I can be) for it all now and only have the daunting task of packing ahead of me. Oh, and learning Spanish - fairly vital given very few people speak English in SA. Somehow ...

How to be happy - or at least stay sane, London, United Kingdom travel blog

How to be happy - or at least stay sane

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... have a mental disorder, compared with just 16 per cent of the general population. Rachel Jenkins, of the Institute of Psychiatry in London, who led this section of the report, said: "We've known for a while there's a link between mental health issues ...

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