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

Asia · Flights · Review · Travel

A Review of Virgin Atlantic 787-900 Upper Class LHR – HKG

Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class cabin is their top most cabin offering. It is listed as the Virgin Atlantic business class cabin and so lies somewhere between British Airways Club World and First Class (just as a comparison). We are very excited to share our experience of flying Upper Class from London to Hong Kong.

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

Train · 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.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Europe · Review · Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – A Eurostar Train Adventure from London to Germany

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 a Eurostar adventure. The plan : Eurostar from St Pancras International to Düsseldorf with changes in Brussels Midi and Cologne.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – A Eurostar Train Adventure from London to Germany

Europe · Food · Loving London · Travel

Loving London – The 7 Best Places for Real Cider in London

Cider, cyder, scrumpy, appley nectar from the Gods. We love a ” proper” cider, when people tell us that their favourite cider is Rekorderlig a little voice inside our 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… Continue reading Loving London – The 7 Best Places for Real Cider 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.  You can read all about it here. We were booked on the 15:07 from London’s St Pancras International and I was really looking… 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

Europe · Loving London · Travel

Loving London – Your Complete Guide to the London Underground

The London Underground is brilliant! OK, so it’s a little expensive, weekend engineering works are infuriating and I’m definitely biased. But trust me, it really is brilliant. This complete guide to the London Underground will help you overcome some of the trickier elements of travelling on the tube. It is, a complex world of unspoken… Continue reading Loving London – Your Complete Guide to the London Underground