The Brighton

47-51 Brighton Grove, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, NE4 5NS, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Newcastle upon Tyne

The 13th best beach in Europe?!

A travel blog entry by pegardyne

Today we had another cruisey day with a walk to find a small castle that was supposed to be about a mile away from where we were staying but as we got closer, the signs and the castle seemed to disappear. So we went back and got the car to go to the Longsands beach which apparently is the 4th best in the UK and the 13th best in Europe. When we got …

Of Tyrants and Travel Plans

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... for our trip to Russia this July. The amount of bureaucratic red tape needed to travel to the country is already considerable (and expensive), and international confrontation between our governments could make it even harder. Nathan and I have instead decided to travel to Greece for the summer, exploring Athens and then island hopping in one of Greece's many chains of islands.

Spring is in the air here in Durham. The weather station is calling it ...

Dad in Dunelm

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... The story goes that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles were visiting Durham and having dinner in the Castle's Great Hall. The head chef had an appointment to catch, but unfortunately Charles was taking forever to finish his meal. The chef politely asked Prince Charles to hurry it up, which the Queen found so funny that she bestowed upon him a title (not a knighthood but close).

The tour was given by a Durham history student, who kept things lively with ...

Awesome Steam Trains

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys

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... so we had lunch and then joined the fun. The inside displays were also very impressive and we spent at least three hours walking around and looking at the wonderful old trains and other memorabilia. There was one train that belonged to Queen Adelaide. It was so elegant and looking in the windows, I could easily imagine someone spending considerable time in the cars. They were furnished beautifully - what a way to see ...

Aggressive Negotiations

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... me that fit has a different connotation here in England than it does back home. While we would say fit to mean: in good shape, here in England its used as a slang term for attractive. So instead of saying that a person is "hot", you can say that he/she is "fit". If you so desire you can stick "well" in front of it for added emphasis and say: "he/she is well-fit". This gives new meaning to the term: survival of the fittest.

Back to the main narrative! On Friday morning at ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on 47-51 Brighton Grove, Newcastle upon Tyne, is near St. James' Park, City Hall, Newcastle Carling Academy, and Sea Life Aquarium.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent