A Christmas in London

January 8, 2014

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi All, After 22 straight Christmases with my family in a hot Australian climate, the thought of a cold Christmas in London was in my opinion ‘abnormal’. How could Christmas be Christmas without long summer days, swimming, beaches, outdoor barbeques, the smell of sunscreen and having […]

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Sydney vs London, which is the better city?

December 21, 2013

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi All, The debate as to whether Sydney is superior to London is one that has been wagged for many years. These debates have left countries torn apart, and families ruined in their wake. We have seen English expats argue tooth and nail that their weather […]

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Camden Town, London’s Goth & Punk subculture incubator.

December 12, 2013

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi There, Upon arriving in London I was completely at a loss as to where I would live geographically speaking. After a few suggestions to visit Camden Town I immediately fell in love with how weird it was. This lead me to seek out accommodation in […]

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Shoreditch, where London’s über Cool Congregate

November 29, 2013

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi All, Walking Through London’s eastern suburbs of Shoreditch & Old Street is like entering the hipster capital of London, if not the UK. The whole place just has an ‘über’ cool feel to it. The people, the shops and the streets all come together to […]

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‘Itchy feet’ Again…Off to Manchester!

November 23, 2013

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi All, After just a short while in London (4 nights) I once again started to get the ‘travellers itch’. I hadn’t even completed my most important task of finding a place to live in London and I already wanted to leave and continue exploring the […]

Posted in: Manchester

Hostel Review: Astor Museum Inn Hostel, London

November 19, 2013

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi All, After experiencing a great deal of stress and anxiety as a result of the unexpected pace of London life, it was great to arrive at my accommodation. Based on  reviews and relative price I had chosen to stay at The Astor Museum Inn Hostel, […]

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London: The Basics

November 13, 2013

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi all, Like any major city in the world, London has a list of 5-10 major attractions that every tourists must see during their stay. These are attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, Westminster Palace, The London Eye, The Changing […]

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London: Initially Alienating

November 12, 2013

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi there, Following 5 fantastic nights in Santorini I boarded my flight to London where I would be completing an exchange semester at the University of Westminster. I  purposely arrive a few weeks earlier than was needed so I could begin settling into my new life. […]

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Hostel Review: Youth Hostel Anna, Santorini

November 11, 2013

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi All, Like the two island hostels I had stayed in before it, Youth Hostel Anna conveniently operates a pick up service from the port to ferry guests back to the hostel. The hostel itself is extremely basic offering only the necessities, but this should be expected […]

10 ways to save money when travelling.

November 11, 2013

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Current Longitude: -0.119824 Current latitude: 51.511214 Location: London, England Hi All, Travelling is one of those activities that can be extremely affordable or outrageously expensive, if you’re anything like me you’re probably leaning toward trying to have an extremely affordable holiday. There is nothing worse than looking back and thinking about how much you wasted […]

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