Brook Waterloo Hotel
Travel Blogs from Crowthorne
... and the longest-occupied palace in Europe, but it also remains a functioning royal home. The original castle was built in the 11th century and has a long association with British royality and is the weekend home to Queen Elizabeth when she has no official duties.
A handful of rooms in the modern State Apartments reflect ...
... few days of training. There were over 200 teachers from all over the world there.
The way that the conference was advertised, they stated that it was "right outside London" and it seemed that we could just hop on the underground and cruise around London every night. Welp, that was not the case AT ALL. This conference was held at a boarding high school (which in London they call "College") and it was over in hour away ...
... take you all along with me. So, whether you're sitting at your work desk, laying in your bed not wanting to go to class or on an adventure of your own- here is what we did the past few days: On Saturday, I moved from where I was staying in Kensington to my new home in East London, Hoxton Market. East London is quite different from the classic, neat landscape of West London. Hoxton is much more young and artistic. While it still ...
... of the museum last week, so it was interesting to see the real thing as it is today.
From the Guildhall, I kept going south, across Cheapside, down Bow Lane beside St Mary le Bow, and across to Mansion House tube station, which brought me right back to Gloucester Road station.
I arrived back at the flat about 15 minutes before Mum and Dad, and we exchanged stories about our days. Early night before a long day tomorrow - Plymouth and Gunnislake, Cornwall.
... down to The London Eye. For those of you not familiar with
this, it is the giant Ferris wheel type structure that is opposite of Big Ben
on the River Thames. It is the
world’s highest observational wheel, and has been called London’s answer to the
Eiffel Tower. In each pod, it has
room for 25 individuals to ride in, and it has a large center bench or seating
area. However, you are free to get
up and move around the perimeter of ...