Europe · Travel

A Festive Stroll Along London’s South Bank for Christmas

London’s South Bank runs along the River Thames for many, many miles. This walk is going to take you along 2.6 miles of it, from London Bridge to Westminster Bridge. It can of course be done in reverse, but this is the way we like to do it. Along the way, we are going to take… Continue reading A Festive Stroll Along London’s South Bank for Christmas

Europe · General · Travel

Parading with Pride – London and Brighton 2017

Around the world, every year, there are cities that erupt in a riot of rainbows and glitter as their LGBTQ communities take to the streets for pride. Some call it a march, some a parade, but however you describe it, it is a wave of people celebrating something they believe in; the right to love. A Bit… Continue reading Parading with Pride – London and Brighton 2017

Europe · Flights · Review · Travel

A Review of easyJet A320 STN to DBV

When I say to people that I am taking a flight with easyJet, there are two very distinct reactions. Reaction 1 – Nose wrinkles as if a bad smell has entered the room, “Oh, sleazyjet!”. Reaction 2 – Slight surprise followed by a genuine smile, “Oh ok”. It seems that easyJet has its fans and… Continue reading A Review of easyJet A320 STN to DBV

Travel

Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Taking to the tracks, is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special. Here are… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Europe · Review · Travel

London to Germany by Train – A Eurostar Adventure 

Visiting our friend Phil had been a plan for quite some time, but this weekend, we finally got our butts to Germany to do so. Flights were eye-wateringly expensive and so we decided to take the Eurostar. The plan : Eurostar from St Pancras International to Düsseldorf with changes in Brussels Midi and Cologne. Journey… Continue reading London to Germany by Train – A Eurostar Adventure 

Europe · Food · Travel

The Best Cider Spots in London

Cider, cyder, scrumpy, appley nectar from the Gods. I love a “proper” cider, when people tell me that their favourite cider is Rekorderlig a little voice inside my head chuckles and corrects them. “That, my ill-informed drinking buddy, is a cider-based drink and is akin to telling me that Bacardi Breezer is your favourite rum”… Continue reading The Best Cider Spots in London

General · Travel

Another Classic Flying Fluskey Travel Fail

Getting the Eurostar to Germany, what an exciting prospect! So much easier than going to the airport, we could take liquids and as we all know, I do love a train journey.  We were booked on the 15:07 from London’s St Pancras International and I was really looking forward to a lovely relaxing afternoon. It… Continue reading Another Classic Flying Fluskey Travel Fail

Asia · Five Month Trip · General · Travel

How NOT to Start Your Adventure Round the World

The triumphant exit, Karl and I smiling at each other as we stroll through security with our upgraded boarding cards in hand, the camera fades to black and the string section soars to a glorious crescendo…that’s how I pictured it. Instead, I was ready to kill somebody by the time we had taken off. This… Continue reading How NOT to Start Your Adventure Round the World

Asia · Five Month Trip · General · Travel

Planning For The Big Trip

After spending a month telling Karl that we were going to go travelling, he finally complied and we sat down to talk about it properly. This was going involve planning beyond anything we had done before, except maybe moving to London for university. Here is how we went about it all and some valuable lessons that… Continue reading Planning For The Big Trip