Backpacking in Lovely: Top 12 Sights on a Day Tour of This Lunatic Country

Backpacking in Lovely: Top 13 Sights on a Day Tour of This Lunatic Country in London, England

“Isn’t it a lovely day? My patio’s on fire” – Gorky’s Zygotic Mynchi. When I returned to London in April 2016, it was time for another trip to an unrecognised country – the Kingdom of Lovely. Yet again, people are wondering where it is, and indeed whether it is a legitimate country or not. The Read more about Backpacking in Lovely: Top 13 Sights on a Day Tour of This Lunatic Country in London, England[…]

Backpacking in Lovely: An Introduction to Yet Another Off The Wall Country

Backpacking in Lovely: An Introduction to Yet Another Off The Wall Country

Reading yet more travel blogs recently on travellers backpacking through the usual suspects (Tieland, Oztrail E-a, Calm Bow Dea and Untied States)  just doesn’t do anything for me anymore. I’m totally bored by it. And I’m completely bored by the whole “is it a real country?” question. So on my latest adventure, I headed with my Read more about Backpacking in Lovely: An Introduction to Yet Another Off The Wall Country[…]

My Stay at the Yotel in Gatwick Airport, London, England

Imagine having a 24 hour transit in Gatwick Airport and wondering what to do. Well, actually, this is the type of thing I should have been doing for years. Relaxing. Here at the Yotel in Gatwick Airport in 2015, was the first ever time for me to stay in an airport hotel. In 2015, I Read more about My Stay at the Yotel in Gatwick Airport, London, England[…]

10 Secret Places to Visit in London, England

When you are visiting London in England, it’s easy to fall into the obvious tourist trap of ticking off the usual top sights. You will know the ones I mean — Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Wembley Stadium, the London Eye, etc. London, however, is a massive city and the lists of things to see Read more about 10 Secret Places to Visit in London, England[…]

The Ultimate Monopoly Pub Crawl 2015 in London, England

Thirsty Thursdays: The Ultimate Monopoly Pub Crawl 2015 in London, England

Back in 2005, two years before this blog even existed, I was in a club in London, England with my mate John Johnson. The club was the Venue in New Cross. At the time, John told me it was on the Old Kent Road and on the heat of the moment, we decided there and Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: The Ultimate Monopoly Pub Crawl 2015 in London, England[…]

Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Hiring Boris Bikes in London, England

You might have read my recent article about backpacking through Camden Town in London with my mates James and Neil. I felt I needed to include it as a Monday’s Money Saving Tip as we went cycling in London on Boris Bikes and it is a cheap way to see London. What is a Boris Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Hiring Boris Bikes in London, England[…]

Primrose Hill Market, ‘Hippy’ Camden Town, Boris Bikes and the Canals of London, England

“In Camden Town, I’ll meet you down by the Underground” – Suggs I want to get back to writing more stuff like this. We all know the “Top 5 this” and “Top 8 that” posts are good for combining the key sights together into one article, bringing in page visits and also for SEO purposes. Read more about Primrose Hill Market, ‘Hippy’ Camden Town, Boris Bikes and the Canals of London, England[…]