Travel Blogs from Oxford
... to open up, but I knew things were getting bleak when I would "blink" and notice that a lot more time was passing during my blink than should be. I know I passed out at least twice, once while I was typing an email to Larry, because my laptop almost fell off my lap. So when Larry emailed back telling me it was time to go, I didn't argue.
I got back to Pembroke and Larry suggested I call the girl's parents to explain what was happening at ...
... good. One of the new Business teachers did this great exercise where he had all the kids raise their fists in the air then open their fists to symbolize opening their minds. It was really funny. After all the introductions things were a bit hectic because we had to sort the students and release them by their major classes. Of course we had a few stragglers who lost their classes, but not as many as last year, and we were able to get them to class fairly ...
... and for our first round of buildings each of us took one item - notebooks, pens, key chains, whatever - and we were all responsible for putting our individual item in each room. After about 45 minutes of doing that we'd only finished three buildings, and we kept losing track of who had put what where, and we were all exhausted, so I pointed out that it might not be as efficient to have six people all running up and down stairs and in ...
I purchased a loofa from Boots for my showers, and it is the greatest loofa I have ever owned. One side is the plush loofa and one side is the rough hemp exfoliator. It is perfect and I love it! I still don't have hot water in my room, which makes showers less fun than usual, but at least the awesome loofa makes up for it a little bit. I might buy a bunch and take them home with me.
This morning at breakfast Lottie (new Corpus PA) got me to ...
... and bathroom was excellent. After settling in, we went for a stroll around the inner city area and delighted in the ambience of the area. We came across a significant building known as the Empire, which housed on the ground floor a very nice café/restaurant called Garfunkle’s. Excellent location overlooking the Avon and some beautiful gardens. After dinner we wandered back to the hotel looking in some of the shop windows. A very nice day came to an end as we turn in for the night.
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
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 $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