- teddy bear cakes and fabric conditionerWith less than a week before our flight, life is a jumble of lists and lasts…
this week amidst packing and goodbyes and stocking up and shopping for resources, we are desperately enjoying the little things of the UK before Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Nov 4, 2013
- Welcome to the City of York ![center]Welcome to the City of York ![/center]
Unlike Bath, I did not have much expectations from York and I must admit that my knowledge of the town was quite limited to the House of York so I visited for the first Posted by victorian67 in Postcards from England | Nov 4, 2013
- Welcome to the City of Bath ![center]Welcome to the City of Bath ![/center]
The first of my escapades around England took me to a place I so long awaited to discover being a fan of Jane Austen's novels and fine 18th century architecture, and I must say Posted by victorian67 in Postcards from England | Nov 4, 2013
- Welcome to the Postcards from England Travel Blog ![center]Welcome to the Postcards from England Travel Blog ![/center]
My name is Karim, I am 46yo and I am a Hotel GM.
I am French and I have worked in hospitality for the past 24 years and my job took me in Posted by victorian67 in Postcards from England | Nov 4, 2013
- 130526: 2. WinchesterAfter leaving Amesbury, we drove E on A303 past the city of Andover and then S onto A34. I had intended for us to exit A34 before reaching Winchester, and enter town from the NW via highway B3420 (Andover Rd.), Posted by aristo60 in 130522-130605: Europe | Oct 26, 2013
- We EvensangThe next part of our journey was planned around a long-held desire to hear the great cathedral choirs of England. Our earlier attempts to hear many of them seemed particularly ill-fated as our trips back to England kept coinciding with Posted by sandjharvey in Our Gap Year | Oct 25, 2013
- 130525: 3. Bath AbbeyAfter finishing our visit to the Roman Baths, we went next door to the Bath Abbey.
The Abbey is very old; it was founded in the 7th century, and the first king of all England was crowned here. The current Posted by aristo60 in 130522-130605: Europe | Sep 14, 2013
- Sou'West wind-upThis chapter of our adventure story book is not strictly in the order of our travels, as Africa interrupted events narrated here, however it made greater sense (to us at least) to combine our UK experiences for you.
The day before Posted by sandjharvey in Our Gap Year | Oct 18, 2013
- Rubbing Shoulders with RoyaltyNo matter how many times we've been to London, the city always manages to delight and surprise us.
We only had one free day this time so hadn't made any plans, but there is always plenty to do - and Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Oct 14, 2013
- We're Off On The Road to Morocco It has been a summer full of sunshine and visitors on the west coast of British Columbia and we have been exploring our own backyard – the mountains and lakes of the Rockies. This is Mount Robson, the highest peak Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Oct 12, 2013
- LondonIt was warm and autumnal on the three days were in London. We went to the most awful production of Shakespeare we have ever seen and it had Vanessa Redgrave in it. Along with others, we left at Posted by sallysleigh in Sally and Jamie in Oxford and elsewhere | Oct 10, 2013
- Thames River Cruise27th September
Mei’s parents shouted us a River Thames evening cruise for her birthday. Sailing down the Thames was one of the last remaining things to do on our list, so this was great. The highlight of the night for me Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Oct 3, 2013
- Thorpe Park22nd September
Thorpe Park is a massive amusement park just West of London. This place has been on my radar ever since watching a particular episode of The Inbetweeners back in Australia. Will spends the whole episode being prevented from going Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Oct 2, 2013
- English Premier League21st September
Today we watched an English Premier League football match between Westham United and Everton. It was fun to experience the atmosphere and incomprehensible chants, but I still prefer watching AFL.
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- Clambering through Constable Country==‘I accept not everyone will agree with my decisions. But I object to swearing, tattoos and dogs sitting on chairs. If I was going to take my mother to dinner there I would not wish her to be exposed to Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Oct 7, 2013
- East End Boat HousesWhile going for a jog along the canals in Bow I noticed this weirdly charming phenomenon of people permanently living in boats. So fascinated with this I did some research to see what the deal was.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/484888/IMG_6427 Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Sep 10, 2013
- Making New FriendsAs I write this, I am in my room waiting for Fanella and Jacquie to arrive. We're going to the Portobello Market area later this morning. A Donovan song keeps looping through my head, "In Portobello I Posted by Follow Carol in Carol's Travels | Oct 2, 2013
- I'm HomeI am at home contending with some jetlag issues. I thought I had it pretty well controlled but when I woke up at 2:30AM yesterday (Monday) to go to work, I realized that I was wrong. I woke Posted by Follow Carol in Carol's Travels | Oct 1, 2013
- London calling, yes, I was there, too!==“Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” - Samuel Johnson (No, not the Aussie actor, the English writer!)==
===Finally....Dumplings!!!! First opportunity w Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Sep 30, 2013
- Stumbling Upon a Potential Future (temporary) ResidenceWell, I have to admit it, I have been very lazy today. I didn't leave the room until about 10:00 and I had very little planned. There were a few things left on my list, but they will Posted by Follow Carol in Carol's Travels | Sep 27, 2013
- It's My Birthday and I'll Punt If I Want To!=="There's nothing -- absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as messing about in boats." - Kenneth Grahame (Wind In The Willows)==
===A couple of Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Sep 27, 2013
- Not The Nottingham We Expected=="Why exactly did I decide to come here?" - Mark==
===The Caribbean festival was in town, so what do we do...? We get with the culture and eat Caribbean Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Sep 27, 2013
- Heading Home to Hebden Bridge[quote]"I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched the moths fluttering among the heath and harebells, listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass, and wondered how any one could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Sep 27, 2013
- A Calendar? A Temple? A Mystery.Today was a wonderful day. I took another bus tour today, this time to Windsor, Bath, and Stonehenge. The whole tour was great, but Stonehenge was completely awesome. (as one of my many guides said, that's "awesome" Posted by Follow Carol in Carol's Travels | Sep 26, 2013
- 0 Degrees LongitudeWhen I returned to my room from breakfast this morning I was very tempted to just stretch out and read my book. Every morning I get out of bed, walk directly into the shower, dress, dry hair, and go Posted by Follow Carol in Carol's Travels | Sep 25, 2013