Smartbackpackers Russell Square

70-72 Guilford Street, London, England, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from London

Reflections on Travelling the World for a Year

A travel blog entry by carrhaughan on Jul 25, 2014

... ve both been better than we would have been in the UK – no major problems really, with only the occasional very short bout of illness, the most serious of which was with Vin in Bali which lasted a few days right at the end of the trip. Amazing really, considering where we’ve been travelling and that we haven’t been as careful as we might have been – maybe that helped? In fact the only real problem occurred on the very last day of the trip when ...

Exploring London on foot

A travel blog entry by mareelangdon on Jun 17, 2014

... bridge to the eye. OMG it is so big. I was happy to sit down in the middle of the pod as l felt very comfortable going up. A bit of white knuckle fever but ok as long as l don't look down. Glad to be down on the ground but an amazing view of London from up there, just ask Des. Next a Thames river cruise down to the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge. The commentary was very informative. We went past the Shakespeare theatre the globe and could see St Paul's Cathedral. Too late ...

Out and About in London

A travel blog entry by dillardstravels on May 26, 2014

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... never look at The Wizard of Oz the Same again. We had a good discussion about how people can label you as something, whether it be true or not, and how those labels can stick. It is so important to not buy into stereotypes people may have about you and be aware of the impressions you give to others.
It was fabulous! If you haven't seen it you absolutely must! The kids have been ...


A travel blog entry by pr0zak on Apr 27, 2014

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I meant to update this blog from the start of the trip, however, we haven't had proper internet until today, so it hasn't been feasible. Sorry for the loooong first post, I promise the rest will be shorter.


We arrived safe and sound after what felt like a never ending journey. We flew Melbourne-KL-Dubai-Gatwick. Up until Dubai, the fights were pretty good and went by fairly quickly. The entertainment choices were good and they fed ...


A travel blog entry by jimmcauliffe on Feb 20, 2014

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... again, across Horseguards' Parade, and down to the Embankment. We had arranged to meet friends Emma & Dave, who were having a meal at Tom's Kitchen (in Somerset House). We had a few tapas whilst waiting for them, and had a very pleasant chat over a glass of wine or two, before wending our way back to the flat, duly knackered!

Today (Thursday) we off to the South Bank, to meet Rita & John, plus Vicky, for lunch.



This hostel, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, is near Royal National Theatre, Regent's Canal, Russell Square, and Foundling Museum.
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