Travel Blogs from London, United Kingdom

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Hopeless Society for Banking inCompetence, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Hopeless Society for Banking inCompetence

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... a card (why would I want a card to access my hard earned money I wonder?). The security details finally arrived in the post. HSBC's motto is The World's Local Bank and our business with them this lifetime will be localised to our experiences in ...

Melting pot of the UK, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Melting pot of the UK

A travel blog entry by mjozwell

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... a mini tour of Fulham (without entering the congestion charge zone) before we arrived at our first destination Clapham common. Yes south London, well it wouldn't be a european tour without a stop over in the melting pot of Europe. The thought of ...

Walkabout Continues, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Walkabout Continues

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... I own is in my backpack and I'm off ... the walkabout continues. Welcome to one of the world's most expensive cities; London.  My flight from New York on a 747 was a world apart from zooming around Alaska in float planes.  Instead of ...

London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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We are heading off today after a rather fitful night -- mostly waking up and thinking random, useful thoughts, such as 'I am quite sure that I don't have enough travel pants'. Then, after not being woken up by my new fancy travel watch alarm, we made it ...

Weekends in London.., London, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekends in London..

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... "quiet periods of work" so we will see. I finally made it to Westminster Abbey this weekend and Im glad I did. Figured I couldntleave London without having a look! Its gorgeou s inside and I lit a candle for "my family and friends" so hope you feel a ...

London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London

A travel blog entry by zento

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London Baby, yeah!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London Baby, yeah!

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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Hi again! Here we are in London Heathrow, the place where dreams come true and it's only a few hours until we board our 15hr flight to our first destination - Rio de Janeiro! Had a wee drink to celebrate the start of our adventure and feeling slightly ...

One Year Already?, London, United Kingdom travel blog

One Year Already?

A travel blog entry by zento

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It was on May 31st, 2006 that Ed and I set off on this somewhat amorphic and endless adventure.  Exactly one year ago.  The anniversary kinda crept up on us, and we didn't realize it was one full year to the date until late in the night, when ...

Opportunities Knocking, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Opportunities Knocking

A travel blog entry by zento

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... now we're just aiming for a job, no matter who gets it first. And since we're going to be here for a while, and London is a little expensive, then the pressure is on to find something that we won't want to quit after 2 weeks. The big break came when ...

What I Learned from a Job Interview, London, United Kingdom travel blog

What I Learned from a Job Interview

A travel blog entry by zento

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Yesterday we woke up early to get ready for our second interview with Microsoft. We overslept a little bit and rushed around to get ready while Ryan, the exterminator came back for second rounds with the bedbugs which meant we had to clear the room, just ...

L0c0 in L0nd0n, London, United Kingdom travel blog

L0c0 in L0nd0n

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... ). One of 'em has been following me around and posing for pictures: I've been wandering around doing the tourist stuff - Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, museums, etc... Having not been here for 11 years, I still know my way ...

Why oh why..?, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Why oh why..?

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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I, as many of you still do, used to commute daily to good ol' London Town, awoke up at dawn (8:00 or 8:05 if i was lucky), made my way to the cold, usually wet, open platform, and stand on 'my' bit of platform, with the 'same' people, waiting for the ...

Final Destination, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Final Destination

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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... sense, the two words we could not imagine many, many months ago:  THE END. The last EVER Canaussie rating (unbiased as always): London Eye: 5 Hanging off Pierce: 3 (he was fake, and too old for me) Tower of London: 5 Mushy peas: 3 Warm beer: ...

London Marathon, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London Marathon

A travel blog entry by hodge

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What an amazing experience. After weeks of training the day suddenly was apon me. Way back at Xmas I started the training, dark nights after work running along the river and of course motivation after a day at work. I completed 4 half marathons ...

The Tidbits of Our Lazy Days, London, United Kingdom travel blog

The Tidbits of Our Lazy Days

A travel blog entry by zento

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... we are called for an interview or from some recruiting agency. The truth is we're anxious to get our routine going here in London. The faster we get jobs, the faster our saving process can begin for the next journey. In the meantime, Ed is thinking ...

London Lodging, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London Lodging

A travel blog entry by zento

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... got registered in a few different job agencies and got fast responses. Right now we're coming in and out of interviews all throughout London, seeing which are our better options. We don't want anything that's too far away from our new flat, and we don't ...

About buses...and life, Nowhere, just some rambling thoughts...., United Kingdom travel blog

About buses...and life

A travel blog entry by littleaitch

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When Ive been travelling, some seriously bad things have happened to friends Ive left behind in various of my "homes" around the world. When your friends are upset and you aren't around, being thousands of miles away is really hard. So on some of the ...

Windsor, Stonehenge, Salsbury Cathedral, Salsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Windsor, Stonehenge, Salsbury Cathedral

A travel blog entry by janda

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What a weekend! Kate and Phil have been so generous in taking us about. I hope they will give us a chance to return the favour some day soon. On Saturday we went into to the town of Windsor. Phil took us through Eton to see Eton college on our way. I was ...

Hampton Court, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Hampton Court

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... station in the morning we had to top up our oyster cards because we had used more than we planned (damned expensive London transportation). We headed to Hampton Court Palace, the favourite home of Henry Vlll and his many wives. Our tour was going ...

Leaving.. On a frieght train...., London, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving.. On a frieght train....

A travel blog entry by johnbrianmess

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So this is it! My job has been quit, my flat left. The next 3 months- or so- are all ahead of me, and all that's left is to make that first step (as Chairman Mao said!) I leave tomorrow at 9.30pm- this just leaves me enough time to catch the England Vs ...

Back to London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to London

A travel blog entry by itsem

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Leaving Do ...

Thank you, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Thank you

A travel blog entry by cherry

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... trulied then putting us up at the guest house, allowing us to wear our school girl uniforms Damian: for our welcome to London dinner party, whipped eggs and cheese on toast, cleaning up after a rather big night out, your DJ brilliance, tequila rounds, ...

A Midspring's Afternoon Dream, London, United Kingdom travel blog

A Midspring's Afternoon Dream

A travel blog entry by zento

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... it was a lovely day for a walk so we followed the street signs to Covent Garden.  Thankfully, this was a part of London my dad had never seen and he quickly expressed his liking to the narrow cobblestone streets and the avant-garde and quaint little ...

Sightseeing, The Chad and Gorrillas in the Mist, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Sightseeing, The Chad and Gorrillas in the Mist

A travel blog entry by catters

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... (when he had gone Hippy) and a Gorilla - you are one funny guy Fods. Surviving a night in Cambden Town and a move to more central London it has been off to Windsor Castle today. As far as castle goes, and I have seen a few in the last month, this was ...

Back to Blighty....older, wiser and totally broke, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to Blighty....older, wiser and totally broke

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... our blog for the last time. We will then maybe grab a final beer or two jump a cab to the airport and board our flight to London. This arrives at 1pm London Time, we then get on a shuttle plane thing arriving back into Manchester at 6pm, no doubt tired ...

Cholera....., Surbiton, United Kingdom travel blog

Cholera.....

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Ok so every ones knows I'm leaving now. I'm afraid these blogs aren't really exciting at the moment, just wait in a couple of months I can tell you about the Mayan temples i've treked through the Guatamalan rainforest to visit, show pictures of turles ...

Halloween at Heathrow, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Halloween at Heathrow

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Heathrow is Heathrow. At the moment it is a whirling mess of construction and tiny lifts and people with bags falling off all over the place. I was nervous of what the check-in staff would say - I really had enough stuff with me to prove I was moving to ...

December Reverie, London, United Kingdom travel blog

December Reverie

A travel blog entry by zento

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I was startled today as I looked at the date on my laptop. It read December 1, 2006. How did this happen? How did the last month of the year creep up on me like this? I knew November was ending but I guess I never paid attention to the month that ...

En Route Back to London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

En Route Back to London

A travel blog entry by zento

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Police - High Security Not!!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Police - High Security Not!!

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... "You have the wrong guy buster" and put it in the mail! So that was a bit of a laugh and a nice welcome back to London I thought... Then only last night I decided to head across and catch a couple hours Wimbledon with my housemate and co. Being the ...

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