London to Birmingham for 50p! Who cares if you have absolutely no reason to go to Birmingham, there's um... there's a great vintage shop and... a Grayson Perry vase in the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Go even if you're just going for the ride itself...
Posts about travelling by train in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland in the UK, and indeed Ireland itself
Trains in the UK are expensive, I'm not going to lie. But you can save money when you book in advance, travel as a group or purchase a railcard. In this post I talk about how to do so...
The Royal Baby boy was on the way as Prince Charles visited the National Railway Museum in York. The NRM makes for a wonderful day out for everyone and is just round the corner from the station.
The first ever Traverse conference was a roaring success. Expertly put together, it featured things bloggers actually want to know as well as food, drink and free massages. The location, Brighton has the added bonus of the Volks Railway, the oldest electric railway in the world.
I made some calculations recently to see if being on a perpetual package holiday would cost less than living in London. I was surprised to find that it actually might. As a freelance writer, the cost of living in London is just too high when you’re starting out.
In November 2012 I lost my trumpet. Unable to sell myself to the point where I was making enough money to get by, and drowning in a sea of SEO copywriting, I wanted to do something. Naturally, I fled to India with the last of the money I had.
The British government scrapped a rather expensive deal which would have seen Virgin looking after the West Coast Mainline rather than FirstGroup. The Department for Transport's not-too-friendly history with Virgin made me think perhaps breaking the deal was part of a larger conspiracy. Everyone loves a conspiracy.
Social Media Week is interesting because it is for all kinds of people who work online in different industries. It gives people like me, who can usually be found lingering in the travel space, the opportunity to hang out with the non-for-profit crowd and contribute as best I can.