Travel Blogs from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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Conclusion, Tamworth, United Kingdom travel blog

Conclusion

A travel blog entry by mrsv14

So, would I do the trip again? Absolutely!  Even to the same ports?  Hell yes! What would I do the same?  I'd definitely enter the karaoke competition and probably the ballroom dance competition again – even if I didn’t win ...

Don't join a gym, go boating!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Don't join a gym, go boating!

A travel blog entry by jillianp

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We are on the canal, on our narrow boat. Makes you think of gliding through the green countryside, a gentle zephyr blowing the occasional fluffy white cloud through an otherwise sunny blue sky. Well, think again. Think thermals and waterproofs, ...

Packing for Rain!, Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

Packing for Rain!

A travel blog entry by jfirkins

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Weds morning, getting ready to set off and it's raining. We are loading the bike and checking we can keep all the gear ...

Back to Home Life!, Norton Canes, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to Home Life!

A travel blog entry by vicki.illsley

Been back home for 3 weeks now and already so itchy to be back on the road. Been busy applying for short term jobs before i go travelling again in november. Big decission to make though, i have the chance to go to either South America with someone who i ...

Oz meets Scots, Stone, United Kingdom travel blog

Oz meets Scots

A travel blog entry by the-uglyheads

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Deliberately short run from Barlaston to Stone via some very lovely countryside and pretty villages. Some of the houses at the canal side are stunning. Reason for short run was to meet dear friends, Jim and Christine, from Oz. Jim is a Lesmahagowegian ...

same 3 birds, Alrewas, United Kingdom travel blog

same 3 birds

A travel blog entry by kenherr

Happy ...

A List of 60 Cultural

A List of 60 Cultural "Tidbits"

A travel blog entry by rkarolanne

... for hours. Especially if its about football. And by football, I mean "American Soccer".  18. The UK is technically the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. This is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. However, ...

The First Day, Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

The First Day

A travel blog entry by rkarolanne

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Well, I have never written a blog before so this should be interesting. Don't judge too hard, I'm not much of a writer.  Tuesday started out pretty good. I wasn't too emotional about saying good bye to everyone and I wasn't too nervous. We arrived ...

Last day, Burton-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Last day

A travel blog entry by kenherr

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Leaving for Gatwick tonight for the Caribbean. Have an i-pad to blog but struggling with it. Bear with ...

Go on Holiday to Galloway, Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

Go on Holiday to Galloway

A travel blog entry by tedandanne

Auntie Anne feeling yucky so we leave her behind. Kids watch dvd in the back but this proves to be a mistake. Both of them looking like death warmed up by Patna!We stop and put Robo in in the front. Just as well as the final leg of the journey makes me ...

Epilogue, Loggerheads, United Kingdom travel blog

Epilogue

A travel blog entry by mistere

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I’ve been home a few days now and have been thinking how best to close this event, if not for anyone else but me.  As has become the way of this trip I thought I would share my thoughts. This final entry is not intended to be an evangelical ...

Pretrip jitters, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Pretrip jitters

A travel blog entry by zastar

The hum of the subconcious mind & battling with the emotion of starting a new life away from the loved ones. A reflection of the last few years that have lead me here. 2007 - First trip abroad with the boy. New York is the chosen destination. ...

Trent and Mersey, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Trent and Mersey

A travel blog entry by ogley

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Off at 8.30am (a little lay in this morning!).  15 mins later came across a great character - the local bird man on the towpath walking his European Eagle Owl.  Fantastic.  He said OK to take some pics so we pulled in.  Onto the ...

First weekend away....., Stone, United Kingdom travel blog

First weekend away.....

A travel blog entry by molz123

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It feels like i have been gone for months but its only a week tomorrow since i left good ol' NZ, can you believe it??? After the first few days of hanging around Tunbridge Wells I made my way up to Kingston on Friday to check out where i used to live and ...

Dull, Boring Cannock, Cannock, United Kingdom travel blog

Dull, Boring Cannock

A travel blog entry by bangoskank

This place gets me down, same old thing day in day out.  I am currently in my final semester at a local university and personally cannot wait to get out of here.  I have began to sell of the things i own in order to raise ...

Stoke on Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Stoke on Trent

A travel blog entry by thetriggs

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Going to look at some gardens if it doesn't rain. Stroke on Trent is suppose to be the greenest in England. It has more parks and green spaces then other cities. Went to Trentham Estate. Walked the two miles around the lake. Good exercise! As we walk ...

Day Thirty Four, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Thirty Four

A travel blog entry by loganriddick

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Visited the National Memorial Arboretum in King's Bromley today with ...

26/60- The Weather Gee Gee's Me On!, Uttoxeter, United Kingdom travel blog

26/60- The Weather Gee Gee's Me On!

A travel blog entry by trevaaa

Oh my life ...today was HOT! Was another 25 plus miles today and I am not sure how many more of those I can take in that heat!! Followed the Staffs way again through Cannock Chase which was beautiful!! From there I followed the Trent and Mersey Canal and ...

What experiances will this adventure hold?, Norton Canes, United Kingdom travel blog

What experiances will this adventure hold?

A travel blog entry by vicki.illsley

16 days til i fly out of england on another trip to the southern hemisphere. Only got a one way ticket for this trip allowing my freedom to return when i feel ready to, this may be 5 months down the line or may be acouple of years down the line, as the ...

Twitchin' in the rain, Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom travel blog

Twitchin' in the rain

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Saturday and still no new bird for the week but the staffordshirebirdingblog website made mention of a female Red-backed Shrike at Silverdale CP. It took us a bit of research to work out that CP meant Community Park and that this particular one was on ...

Meeting our class of Monklets, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Meeting our class of Monklets

A travel blog entry by hartlg0

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On Tuesday we were taken to our monastery by the i to i coordinator that lives over here, we walked so that we could remember the way when we had to do it on our own.  It took about 45 minutes and I think it's the maddest walk to work we will ever ...

Exploring the peak district, Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

Exploring the peak district

A travel blog entry by yeardleys

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We travelled to the peak district via the Cadbury chocolate factory at birmingham. Unfortunately the tour was nothing to write home about and devoid of even a glimpse of factory processes or real chocolate making. We had previously done the tour in ...

Zugfahrt nach Stafford und Indisch Essen mit Kathi, Stafford, United Kingdom travel blog

Zugfahrt nach Stafford und Indisch Essen mit Kathi

A travel blog entry by theresia.

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Endlich geht’s auf zur Kathi nach Stafford :) Es war sooo toooollllll Kathi wieder zusehen! Bei Kathi zu Hause angekommen machten wir uns was zu Essen und quatschten den ganzen Nachmittag :) Abends ging’s in die Stadt Indisch Essen, der ...

Castle Howard and Meeting the Cliffe Family, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

Castle Howard and Meeting the Cliffe Family

A travel blog entry by smalleuropetrip

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Today we leave Yorkshire and head to the Peak District and the town of Leek to meet Dan's family. Did a quick detour off the motorway not long after we started and tootled down a gorgeous country lane; one house had an honesty box selling eggs, and ...

Halloween fancy dress 6th form party, Stafford, United Kingdom travel blog

Halloween fancy dress 6th form party

A travel blog entry by hannahpennock

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The 6th form Halloween fancy dress party was our first major event. It took a lot of planning and hard work but was well worth it in the end. We began by looking for a venue; we got five quotes from different venues around Stafford, and settled on the ...

The Beginning, Rode Heath, United Kingdom travel blog

The Beginning

A travel blog entry by rainbowjam

I've seen my future. And much to my faux-annoyance, it's doing the same thing I've been doing literally since the day I was born (and she was 2 days old); copying my best friend. On Saturday night when she visited, I was bombarded with a range of ...

Time to get the holiday started, Stafford, United Kingdom travel blog

Time to get the holiday started

A travel blog entry by cheryljane2014

Great food and drink great way to start holiday - Birmingham tomorrow for a little light shopping and lunch ...

Nearly off, Burton-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Nearly off

A travel blog entry by kenherr

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First meeting, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

First meeting

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

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Coming ...

The Departure, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

The Departure

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

Got out of bed (hungover), stayed at home making arrangements before heading up to the pub with  a few mates, my old man gave me a lift to East midlands airport- got there to discover that I still couldn't take my chewing ...

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