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Pre-trip Jitters

CANADA | Tue, 10 Nov 2015 | By chrikide | Views [244]

Theres a lot of self doubt and anxiety surrounding my impending departure. What I’m doing is really going off the beaten path. I feel that at this point in my life is there is a great deal of pressure for me to settle down in a career position, ... Read more >

Tags: beauty, pre-trip jitters, searching, united kingdom

Photos: Oh Crepe!

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By cayly | Photo Gallery

Turning travel mishaps to memories
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Tags: adventure, brighton, britain, england, hove, pancakes, rainy, royal pavilion, south african, united kingdom

The Bubble Busker

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 15 Oct 2012 | By howigotmyshrunkenhead | Views [543] | Comments [2] | Video

I first heard of the Rio de Janeiro Film Scholarship in September whilst visiting my family in Basque Country after 4 months working in Peru. I immeadiately thought of Nuno, my brother from another mother. I first met Nuno five years ago as we both made ... Read more >

Tags: bubble, bubbles, eastern europe, operation groundswell, peru, street performer, travelling, united kingdom

Surviving the UK on a Budget

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 4 Jul 2012 | By nomads-survival-kit | Views [3831] | Comments [1]

In his latest guest post, Colm Hanratty of Hostelworld.com gives us tips on how to save money when travelling around the UK. Afternoon tea, premiership football, fish and chips and pints of ‘bitter’ – these are just some ... Read more >

Tags: budget, hostels, london, tours, travel, uk, united kingdom

Will The Olympics Be Safe?

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 30 Jun 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [703]

Not since the dreadful events of Munich in 1972, perhaps because of it, has there been a successful terror event INSIDE an Olympic venue. Inside an Olympic arena is probably one of the safest places on Earth. London (the UK) will ... Read more >

Tags: england, europe, london, travel-safety, travel-terror, united kingdom

A Taste of England - Cream Tea and Black Pudding

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 29 Jun 2012 | By connectlocally | Views [4974] | Comments [1]

Photo by WordRidden via Flickr The food in England is often overlooked on the world culinary scene.  Popular pub foods like fish and chips and Bangers and Mash are what usually come to mind when people think of English food. And while I agree ... Read more >

Tags: britain, connect local, england, food, travel, united kingdom

Heathrow Chaos - Travel Alert

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 7 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1312]

Heading to England this summer? Off to see The Olympics? Be prepared for being an unwilling participant in the great British tradition - queueing! In recent weeks inbound passengers have found themselves in hours-long queues just to get through immigration.... Read more >

Tags: europe, travel-safety-tips, united kingdom

Photos: London 2012

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 13 Mar 2012 | By sixthofdecember | Flickr Photo Gallery

London (incl. The Lion King musical), 06-13 March 2012
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Tags: big ben, england, great britain, houses of parliament, london, st. pauls, st. pauls cathedral, thames, united kingdom, westminster

Lazy Days ın England

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 27 Oct 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1121]

Arriving 12 hours later than expected, I was relieved to see Alex at the arrivals lounge. Particularly so after the Bristol Customs team decided they had an inability to decide where New Zealand passports oculd be processed and ordered me to stand ... Read more >

Tags: billy elliot, bristol, england, london, manchester, reunion, united kingdom, x factor

Photos: Manchester, England

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 8 Oct 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery

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Tags: another place, beach, castle, conwy, liverpool, manchester, united kingdom, wales

British Foreign Office - One Day

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 24 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [529] | Video

The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has released a video which gives us an insight into consular incidents across the globe over a real 24 hour period. The video, shows a map of the world and plots the location of 1000s of incidents ... Read more >

Tags: travel-safety, united kingdom

The Other Ireland - Northern Ireland

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 22 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1034] | Comments [1]

In terms of its beauty, Northern Ireland is no different to the south, with gentle green rolling hills, majestic cliff faces and ancient grey stone ruins dotted throughout. In fact it lays claim to one of Ireland’s most popular natural tourist ... Read more >

Tags: crime, europe, northern ireland, terrorism, travel-safety, united kingdom

London Riots Spread - Travel Alert

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 9 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [5943] | Video

London is in the grip of a third night of violence with riots and looting spreading across many areas of the city. London's police chiefs have recommended that Londoners lock themselves in their homes and avoid the streets. What started as a clash ... Read more >

Tags: europe, riot, travel-alert, united kingdom

England - Is It Safe From Terrorism?

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 3 Jun 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1208] | Comments [2]

September 11 was a decade ago, but the threat of serious terrorist attacks still looms for much of the world, especially England In July 2005, London was shaken by bombings in three underground trains at King’s Cross station, a bus and other ... Read more >

Tags: england, europe, terror, travel-terror, travel-terrorism, united kingdom

Crime, Scams & Assault in England

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 27 May 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1361]

England is not overly violent, but petty crime is common. You should be OK overall in Central London, but watch out in downtrodden areas like Brixton and Peckham and Shepherds Bush Green after dark. King’s Cross can also be dodgy. You’ll ... Read more >

Tags: england, europe, travel-crime, united kingdom

Scotland - Only for The Brave?

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 3 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1039]

The cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow in Scotland can provide culturally-pleasing and entertaining stays. The capital city draws-in droves each year, including attendees to the comedy festival in August. Glasgow, once Edinburgh’s seedier little ... Read more >

Tags: crime, europe, scotland, travel-safety, united kingdom

England Road Rules Guide

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 3 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2176] | Comments [2]

Both driving and walking the streets of major urban areas like London can be tricky in England. The traffic is often slowed to a crawl by congestion, but when they get a bit of open road mo torists are often speedy and reckless. The ... Read more >

Tags: england, europe, travel-transport, united kingdom

4 days in Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 21 Oct 2010 | By cherylb | Views [692]

It was a whistle stop visit. Neither John, nor I had been to Scotland before so we decided to take advantage of a few days in between our organised home exchanges and get the feel of this land of Robert the Bruce. After two days ... Read more >

Tags: australia, canada, holidays, home exchange, london, perth, scotland, summer, united kingdom

Information regarding the disruption of flights due to Icelandic Volcanic Eruptions - World Nomads Policies

ICELAND | Fri, 16 Apr 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [5261]

On 15 April 2010, airports across Europe and the United Kingdom grounded flights as a result of the impact of a volcanic ash cloud from Icelandic Volcanic Eruptions. This may cause delays for travellers departing from or flying to affected countries ... Read more >

Tags: flight delays, iceland, iceland, iceland volcano, travel delays, travel-alert, travel-insurance, united kingdom, volcanic ash, volcano

To adventuring... Cairin style

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 30 Jul 2009 | By keziakos | Views [484]

It was everything done on a rush on my trip to Scotland. I knew I would have only one week as holiday in August to celebrate my birthday, however the agonizing decision of where to go was postponed until the last minute. My delay almost cost me the ... Read more >

Tags: birmingham, on the road, united kingdom


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