England

How to travel the UK on a budget

When I moved to England from Northern Ireland in 2006, one thing that amazed me was the transport network throughout the country, which included the frequency of this and the cost. Coming from a small town in Northern Ireland, I occasionally used public transport, but mainly relied in my parents or sister to drive me places, until I learnt to drive myself. As a...

London: summer rain

It was raining as we woke up, but still quite warm. Again for the second day, we had no plans, apart from to get to the airport by 5pm for our flight. We booked our bus with EasyBus (Part of the EasyJet brand) the night before .. so once again exceptionally organised! I slept in for quite a while during my second morning. Jetlag had suddenly caught up with me. Whilst...

London, life at 100mph

Waking up in London (day one) after a good eight hours sleep, I felt good .. I had woke up intermittently through the night, but felt well rested. After getting my washing done, breakfast and a shower, I felt ready to take on the world again. Staying with my sister, we had no real plans for the day, apart from the theatre and dinner later. I was happy with this, as...

Returning to London after 19 months

I recently returned to London, after 19 months of living in New Zealand. I had been counting down for many months beforehand. Flying from Seoul to London, I felt excited, but in a sense a little sad, as it felt like all my travelling adventures were coming to an end, even though I knew I would be returning to NZ and had other travel plans in the pipeline. As we...

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