The Old Ship

2 Sylvester Path, London, England, E8 1EN, United Kingdom | 4 star inn
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The grandparents join us in London

A travel blog entry by goodner


... they are only supposed to take 5 people) by referring to my children as two "tiny kids." I'm not sure if the drivers we got were blind or oblivious, but clearly Catherine and Sam Jackson are already the size of small adults. Nonetheless, this trick worked every time.

Our visit to Madame Tussaud's - now a common venue in many touristy cities - was far better than expected in London. The wax figures ranged from celebrities to politicians ...

End of Chapter 1 - Return to Australia

A travel blog entry by sally123


... despite the very narrow canal and many bends. The people are great and the there is a lovely social atmosphere with a cafe right next door and very well utilised with weekend rowing.

I’ve been living in Hackney close to the Lea Navigation canal where I row and have cycled up and down the path coaching and also for fun. I’ve cycled right up to the Olympic stadium and around the newly opened Queen Elizabeth Park and ...

Ode to Gasolina

A travel blog entry by daniellechalk


... my own blog post. Of which I'm probably the only person that reads. Hey Danielle, say hi to your Mom for me.

Anyways I've dropped headphones like any relationship in my past that inhibited me from wearing heels without doing to hunchback slouch in photos. I can't imagine those relationships are good for anyone's spinal alignment. So in retrospect on all those times I kept my headphones in after my iPod had died to avoid human interaction (quite possibly with ...

Christmas Facts

A travel blog entry by lauren-alice


1. Before Turkey, the traditional Christmas meal in England was a pig's head and mustard.

2. The Beatles hold the record for most Christmas number 1 singles, topping the charts in 1963, 65 and 67.

3. Gold wrapped chocolate coins commemorate St. Nicholas who gave bags of gold coins to the poor.

4. The traditional three colours of Christmas are green, red and gold. Green has long been a symbol of life ...


A travel blog entry by simonct


... All the recipes are derived from heritage recipes from the 17th and 18th centuries. The highlight was the “meat fruit” which in this case was a liver pate which looked exactly like a mandarin. It was all amazing. If you are in London I highly recommended it, but book early!

London has been an absolute blast. It’s hectic, energetic, historic, contemporary, and everything else you can imagine. I love it, and I’ll be coming ...

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This 4 star inn, located in the Hackney Central area of London, is near Victoria Park, Sutton House, York Hall Leisure Centre, and Arcola Theatre.
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