Glasgow Travel Guide

Travel Guides People Make Glasgow – Official destination website for Glasgow. Glasgow City Council – Features travel information useful for visitors. Glasgow Guide – Tourist guide includes information on hotels, shops, pubs, clubs, photographs, visitor attractions, street maps. Blogs Girl Around Glasgow – Ramblings about life in Glasgow. Blog Posts I Heart My City: Julia’s […]

Edinburgh Travel Guide

Travel Guides This Is Edinburgh/ – Official guide to Edinburgh. Edinburgh and the Lothians – Information on Edinburgh and the Lothians from Visit Scotland. Edinburgh Castle – Information on Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Castle. Features entertainment, shopping, pubs, clubs, and accommodation. Edinburgh Travel Guide – Irish independent travel guide to Edinburgh, featuring how to get to […]

Travel from London to Amsterdam from £18 one-way

Travel from London to Amsterdam from £18 one-way

With the UK being an island it’s easy enough for visitors to forget that you can actually get the bus to continental Europe from London. Eurolines are currently offering a deal where you can travel from London to Amsterdam from £18 one-way (which includes the booking fee). That’s around $30USD for those outside the UK, […]

London Travel Guide

Travel Guides Visit London – Official travel site. Londonist – From the Gothamist stable of destination guides, Londonist posts regular updates on things to do and what’s going on in London. Londontopia – News and articles about London. The London Insider – Reviews and pictures of restaurants, events, shows, bars, clubs, tourist spots. Love London […]

[Travel Photo] London in red, London – UK

Holborn- London

[London in red] 2013 marked the fifteenth year in a row that I have visited London. That is the longest run I’ve had for any destination, and one that I am happy to continue. It all started in 1999 when I first arrived in London on a working holiday visa. That counted for three calendar […]

Flight Review: Iceland Express – New York – Reykjavik – London

Iceland Express - Ed Force One

[Ed Force One - Iceland Express with Iron Maiden livery at Keflavik Airport] Cheap flights to Iceland and flying with a rock star pilot Iceland have two airlines that operate internationally from Keflavík (near Reykjavik): the full service airline Icelandair, and low cost airline Iceland Express. I booked with Iceland express purely on price. While […]

Phat Phuc Noodle Bar – A little bit of Saigon in London

Phat Phuc Noodle Bar

One of the many things I love about London is how practically all of the nations of the world are represented when it comes to food. I always like to look at the menus from the countries I have been to and see if I remember the dishes (and compare the prices). Walking down Kings […]

Victoria Station, London – UK


Victoria Station, London – UK. Travel Photos: London Photo Gallery

Coffee of the day: The Troubadour, London – UK


When I’m in London I usually stay around the Earl’s Court/Gloucester Rd area. It’s in well to do leafy West London and has good transport connections. It is also home to one of my favourite cafe’s – the Troubadour. The Troubadour has been around since 1954 and it was a famous music venue in the […]

You can have any guidebook you want, as long as it’s DK or Rough Guides

Guide Books

WH Smith, the biggest newsagent chain in the UK, has done a deal with Penguin books so only DK or Roughguides will be available at WHS Travel stores at airports, motorway and railway shops. I have since been to WH Smith at Stansted and Gatwick and sure enough it’s all DK and Roughguides. I am […]