The Queen unveiled a plaque to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Channel Tunnel opening for international rail services at St. Pancras International Station on the morning of 5th June 2014 I was there. Hooray!
Easter falls on 20th April this year, with Good Friday 18th April and Bank Holiday Monday 21st. A perfect amount of time for a short break by train. I've listed three cheap cities to get to by train in this post...
A new project, launched at Paddington Station, by the statue of the Unknown Soldier, invites you to write your own letter to the soldier. The site will go live 28th June 2014, the anniversary of the declaration of the war. I've written mine...
In the midst of two days of Tube strikes, if you don't fancy a long walk, a cycle or bus ride to work, why not consider staying in a hotel of apartment closer to the office?
There comes a time in the life of every freelancer living in London when they question if it’s worth it. (Living in London that is, not living in general). Some of them run away to India to find out, some move home, some both.
The non profit types have been doing BarCamps for a while now. These shake the foundations of the lecture format many conferences take and asks the attendees what they want instead. I'd like to see the travel industry harness the power of the BarCamp format.
Arriving back from holiday to the UK in the summer of 2012, just after the Olympics had begun, I was surprised to find the city relatively quiet. Tactics to keep people from attending in large numbers had obviously worked and most Londoners appeared to be away. I wanted a party.
Train travel is not always easy to do with a regular suitcase, or so I thought. So I said I’d review a suitcase that doubled up as a backpack. The concept is winning, the product was not. It is good in some ways but had a couple of niggling issues.