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Travel Blogs from Oxford
... I hit another sleepy wall and felt like I was going to pass out on the piano. So I packed up my stuff and headed back to Pembroke and ended up napping until 2:30. I had really bizarre dreams - in one of them, I was made to shower in a swimming pool. Very strange.
I woke up feeling kind of gross. My throat was a bit sore and I kept sneezing, so I got up and went to Sainsbury's to get tea, honey, lemon, and a new teacup. And more sour ...
... enough time to go in there because we had booked a desert safari and I felt sick on the way so mum and I stopped while the others continued. The safari included dune bashing, camel riding, food and watching some people dance.It was really fun and I would love to do it ...
... from storage shortly after that, so we unloaded all our boxes and started unpacking. A small group of us took a break from unpacking to go out and pick up sandwiches for everyone at lunchtime, and of course, typical me forgot Larry's prawn sandwich. It wasn't completely my fault though, because on the sign up sheet he wrote tuna sandwich first and then wrote prawn below it. Ruth didn't see it either, so I feel like that makes it ok. At ...
... donors and investors shamelessly pursued for capital to enable these enterprises to grow. Of course, they are willing participants and thousands of pitches, deals, strategies, friendships and partnerships are hatched over the 3 days. (Indeed, I may have done some, too.)
Total attendance is capped at 1,000 and it is an invitation-only event. The Skoll Foundation also funds scholarships to Said Business School, and Skoll Scholars wander around drinking ...
I want to share with you an example of how rich Oxford is in e.g. it's services and what important lessons I learned from them:
The university's career service offers daily multiple workshops, coaching sessions, Q&As and section specific job fairs or topic specific information hours. All great quality and often free.
Today there was a workshop in the framework of an ongoing series of ...
Other places to stay in Oxford
Godstow Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $121
- Recommended for honeymoon couples
- We enjoyed our stay at the Oxford
Grenoble Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $107
- Useless conference facilities!
- An Administrative Nightmare
- Location Location Location
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Nice hotel
- Modern, good standard rooms
- OK but go for the Travellodge, it's cheaper!
Beaumont Street, Oxford | 5 star hotelfrom $276
- Typical Victorian hotel
- Six months' guaranteed reservation broken the day before
- Not a place to choose
Abingdon Road, Oxford | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Not the best choice for business hotels
- Value for money
- Not worth the price or 4 stars, bad building layout, not for the less mobile..
Oxford Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $110
59 Western Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $167
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford | Hotelfrom $258
- Get me out of jail quick
- Getting the old 'Ball and Chain' off to a great start!!
- The teething problems continue...
73 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $219
- Good choice for Oxford town centre
- Okay place to stay
- Pleasant stay again
11 - 13 Linton Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Church Way, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $157
Welcome Break Service Area, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $84
180 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $154
137 Iffley Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Didn't even stay one night
- Don't Bother its awful
92 - 94 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $322
- You get what you pay for
- Overpriced and disappointing
- Great place to visit your student
66a Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $211
- Beautiful Hotel
- Not for business travelers
- Great Find
82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $157
Garsington Rd, Oxford Business Park, Oxford | Hotelfrom $128
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $156
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
Park End Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $198
- Noisy, basic, expensive but central location and clean
- Exceeded Expectations - Quite Good, Actually
- Dreadful Hotel
1 Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $345
- Exquisite Hotel, Impeccable Service
- A wonderful retreat, gorgeous food
Hinksey Hill, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $133
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $149
Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $87
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278