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

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An Apple A Day – New York, New Travel Buddy and New Horizons

The Pitch After working the summer of 2007 as an ice-cream girl at Hamleys toy shop, I needed a holiday. Karl and I had a week booked off but hadn’t decided where we should go. We sat on my bed on the Friday afternoon and worked our way through the last minute deals on all the… Continue reading An Apple A Day – New York, New Travel Buddy and New Horizons

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A Day Trip To Canada

(My frustration with having no photographs from this trip continues….) Not content with a week in New York, my parents and I headed North West to Niagara, to see the mighty Niagra Falls. The Train There Descending into the dark underbelly of Penn Station and boarding the train for the long journey wasn’t quite the novelty… Continue reading A Day Trip To Canada

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New York, USA – The First Bite

In 2001, events in New York City shocked the world. Arriving home from school, it took me a strangely long time for it to sink in.  I couldn’t believe the pictures I was seeing on the TV were not just film scenes. My Step-Dad Jonathan’s best friend Colin was living and working in New York at the… Continue reading New York, USA – The First Bite