Travel Blogs from Oxford
... 20 lecturers teaching in the relatively small space. Before it was completed however there was an issue with finances and the need for further finding required the school to take measures into their own hands. They approached wealthy individuals and offered them incentive for donations that would be today's equivalent of half a million quid. In exchange for their generous donation they would have their initials incorporated into the ceiling design and subsequently be guaranteed a ...
... at times, but never overwhelming. Just enough to keep busy. The only real panic was that Jessica lost her own keys this morning, and then we thought we'd lost the master key again. People keep using it and not bringing it right back, and it is giving Jess and I heart palpitations because the master key costs $50,000 to replace, because the College would have to change all the locks in College. So be careful with that key, people!
Teachers came ...
... attracted the attention of a business meeting that was going on in the building across the street from us, because when we looked up there were a bunch of men laughing and pointing at us. Ellie finally made it back around to the staircase, and we were saved! I promptly emailed maintenance to get the lock fixed.
We made it back just in time for the second round of Major Mixer classes, which went even smoother than the first, except that the Studio ...
... the local Oxford fudge shop. Why he told them to meet there, I do not know, but Kink #1 was successfully ironed.
Kink #2 involved another class that simply did not appear at the required time. Larry had to wait around until 9:30 for them to finally materialize. We later learned that the teacher decided to take them all out for breakfast together, which is just super cute and frustratingly irresponsible at the same time.
... Michael and Larry also because I don't want us to end up shirking responsibilities for either program while trying to complete tasks for the other. They were both nice about it, so we'll see what happens.
After breakfast I took a shower and stopped by the office for a bit to see if there was an update on our student in the hospital. At that point she was waiting for her final examination by the doctor that would determine if she can come back to school ...
Other places to stay in Oxford
Godstow Road, 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
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 Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $128
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $156
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 $55
- Exquisite Hotel, Impeccable Service
- A wonderful retreat, gorgeous food
Alsergrund, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $107
A418 Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $87
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $149
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278