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My new passport has arrived!, St Albans, United Kingdom travel blog

My new passport has arrived!

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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I'm amazed that it's been so quick to arrive, after everything I'd read in the news about the massive backlog of passports being processed at the Passport Office! Maybe mine was done quickly because it was only a simple, straightforward passport renewal, ...

Arrival in the UK, London City Airport, United Kingdom travel blog

Arrival in the UK

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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At check-in I had to pay about 40 euros because my case was three or four kg over the weight limit. I had a feeling it would go over - I had no way of measuring it beforehand. Unfortunately I had no space in my rucksack or laptop bag to move 3-4 kgs ...

Lavender and Mint Steam, Anyone??, Bath, United Kingdom travel blog

Lavender and Mint Steam, Anyone??

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... rooms for detoxifying the body. This bath house had 4, enclosed by floor to ceiling glass, with varying aromatherapy fragances united by a refreshing open group shower in the middle of the room. You could inhale mountain pine, frankincense, lavender or ...

London calling, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London calling

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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It's quite a culture shock arriving back in our home country, Britain. At first everything seems foreign and luxurious. The first things that we notice are the carpeted hallways (which don't smell very clean), lots of traffic on the roads (with fast ...

A few very quick lessons learnt!, St. Andrews, United Kingdom travel blog

A few very quick lessons learnt!

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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Hello again! If you've just joined us, this blog is an area where we reflect on our travels. Our FACEBOOK PAGE get's more frequent little topups, feel free to check it out.    The idea of our mega-master-trip has been with us for some time, ...

Reunion, round two, St Albans, United Kingdom travel blog

Reunion, round two

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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Not much to say here apart from repeat the same word from the last entry - wonderful. It was well after dark by the time we got back from Heathrow. Dad opened the door and Mum was close ...

Passport renewal information all sent off, St Albans, United Kingdom travel blog

Passport renewal information all sent off

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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Renewing my passport was the top priority for when I returned to St Albans. Most of it I could do online; the only things I had to send by post were my printed off and signed declaration form, my two passport photos and my old ...

Getting ready to go again, Belfast, Ireland travel blog

Getting ready to go again

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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Well hello to everyone. We are heading away from Belfast again on 3rd September. In our time back we have done our best to catch up with everyone possible and will do over next few weeks. If we don't, i am sure you all realise we are up to our eyes ...

D-day cometh [aka Must. Pack. Argh.], Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

D-day cometh [aka Must. Pack. Argh.]

A travel blog entry by izzie

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I have not packed, not even started, and my room is a complete tip. Ahh, nothing like the adrenaline rush that comes when you think you have some vital object safe in a box somewhere, only to discover it's nowhere to be found... In other news, what with ...

Cool Britainia Part 2, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Cool Britainia Part 2

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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After picking up some replacement underwear emblazoned with the Union Jack, DH decided that she will continue describing our visit to London as she was concerned that I might say something to disparage her 'peeps'. One viewing of Coronation Street ...

Sleepless in Scotland, Tarbolton, United Kingdom travel blog

Sleepless in Scotland

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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So forget about all that shite I wrote about not worrying about time.  It does matter when you’re ferry is over an hour late, you’re tired, have no place to sleep, and darkness is falling faster than you can count! Trying to avoid the ...

I'll Take The High Road, Loch Lomond, Loch Lochy, Loch Ness, Scotland, United Kingdom travel blog

I'll Take The High Road

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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It's 10:30pm and I just took a photo and it's still daylight. I forgot that it is so light so late in this neck of the world. I've been in the Southern Hemisphere for such a long time, I'm having trouble adjusting to the sun cycles here in isles off the ...

End of a very good chapter, Bangkok, United Kingdom travel blog

End of a very good chapter

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... Lanta. From here we headed across to Ko Phi Phi to enjoy the paradise island. Plans then took me back to Bangkok where i re-united with Gary where birthday and reunion beers were combined resulting in a mamouth session! For the next 2 months Gary and i ...

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 ...

hadrian's wall, Hexham, United Kingdom travel blog

hadrian's wall

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Did we conquer it? For the most, I suppose, in jumps and spurts, bits and pieces. If you glue them all together I think we must have managed to cover most of it. In a - disorganised - fashion, but that was to be expected. Funny thing is, we all thought ...

Explore home first, Pennine Way, United Kingdom travel blog

Explore home first

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Hi everyone and welcome to our first entry. It's just over a week to go and we've been getting in training. Starting with the Pennine Way, it wasn't easy but we managed five days of walking with full backpacks. The hardest day was the Monday walking ...

Look out...here we come!, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Look out...here we come!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Happy Anniversary?  How bad is it when the people you just met remember before either of you do?  Guess things have been a little busy - and tired...This whole trip was panned to surround our 10th year anniversary, so we're well aware that it's ...

It's a mini adventure!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

It's a mini adventure!

A travel blog entry by mette

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!!!!!!! HORRRRRRAAAAAAAAYYYYYY !!! Finally - I'm off! There's been so much toing and froing, and so many changes to the original plan even me, the mastermind behind the trip, was getting confused. I was starting to settle to the idea that this ...

Day 9, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 9

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we did a bus tour to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge and Bath. It was a long day but totally worth it. It was supposed to be raining but by the time we got to Stonehenge the sun had come out and we had blue sky for the rest of the day. Only 2 more full ...

Reading., Reading, United Kingdom travel blog

Reading.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Reading. ...

Home away from Home, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Home away from Home

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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Heading out from Wales up to England, I drove through the American style motorway to my cousin's house in Leigh, between Liverpool and Manchester. Having fun reminiscing with my cuz, we head out to explore the area. I drive us to Chester, a gorgeous ...

Back to England, Luton Airport, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to England

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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The rest of our wait at Sofia Airport went quite quickly. In the Departures lounge there was a temporary display of beautiful photographs of Bulgaria for us to look at, duty-free to browse (if not buy from) and a café to consume toasted baguettes ...

Ready, set, go, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Ready, set, go

A travel blog entry by rolandandlizzie

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So we have arrived in Heathrow after a pretty amazing but hectic few weeks. We are both so sad to say goodbye to colleagues, friends and family. It's been a very emotional time! We are so lucky to have had the chance to catch up with so many people ...

Made it!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Made it!

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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It takes around 45 minutes to collect our luggage (which all arrived) and make our way through customs. We are all a bit narky with each other by now - its been 36 hours and we haven't had a whole lot of sleep. We get on the tube to travel into the city ...

The End?, Dunton and Ayr, UK, United Kingdom travel blog

The End?

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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Wow, back in the UK, weird! Fantastic to see family and friends again and share our stories and catch up on the gossip. Starts to feel a bit like we've never been away which is a bit scary. The last 16 months have been absolutely amazing and we ...

Isle of Skye, Portree, United Kingdom travel blog

Isle of Skye

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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ferry to dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

ferry to dover

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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Haggis, Neeps, and Tatties, Ratho, United Kingdom travel blog

Haggis, Neeps, and Tatties

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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I must admit, I knew this day was coming.  Part of me is excited, and the other part is fearful.  Here I am in Scotland, so what is the one food you MUST try.  Our hosts are gracious enough to cook it up for us to enjoy.  The whole ...

Mission Statement, Harrow, United Kingdom travel blog

Mission Statement

A travel blog entry by mitz24

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With a week to go I wanted to provide an insight to what I think about life in general and more specifically travelling and why exactly I'm looking to go and face the world and what it offers and put  this al in some context. I'm likely to say ...

We definitely aren't in India yet..., London, United Kingdom travel blog

We definitely aren't in India yet...

A travel blog entry by malariamonday

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Posted by Genevieve After a nine hour overnight flight and approximately 30 minutes sleep each, we began our descent into London Heathrow.  We had been praying for a dry day in the city but the thick cloud blocking our view of the landscape below ...

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