Mark shares 5 popular ways to escape London, including spa breaks, coastal retreats and camping trips.
Throughout the history of the world, Great Britain has been one of the world’s most powerful forces. Today it remains famous for so many things and has influenced so many parts of the planet. 10 Things That Make Me Think of Britain 1. Football (Soccer) As the birthplace of the world’s most popular sport, you […]
Go to these lesser known museums in London if you want to get off the beaten track!
This is a guest post by Rebecca Tom. If you want to guest post on Go Backpacking, please read more here. The sky is filled with flickering lights and shapes and the crowd marvel at the spectacle above them. It’s quite an event and even better than that it’s free. The annual Bristol Balloon Fiesta is […]
Saturday, August 29, 1998 Leaving Canterbury for Dover, England I woke up this morning after some really cool dreams. One involved me and several beautiful women; another was about how the two Japanese students won a major international award. Sometimes dreams feel so real while they are happening (which in reality might only be a […]
Thursday, August 27, 1998 I woke up and got to the bus stop in time to choose between the Dublin bus and the Galway bus. I chose to go to Galway, and try to catch a train (which would be free w/Eurorail). I ended up missing the train by thirty minutes. I decided to catch […]
Sunday, August 16, 1998 This morning I faced a day without theater. I dropped my bags at the bus station, and went up to Piccadilly. Once there, I went to the Pepsi Trocadero. Though I had stopped in a few nights ago, it was less crowded now. I went to see “Everest” in the IMAX […]
Thursday, August 13, 1998 I was supposed to get my laundry back today, but it got misplaced or for some reason it couldn’t be found. This was a little frustrating. But, I went off anyway. I decided that while in London, I would do nothing but hang out and entertain myself. This was to be […]
Tuesday, August 11, 1998 I woke up and showered. I’m relegated to my long sleeve shirt until I do laundry (at a hostel in London, hopefully). I’m on the TGV to Calais, and should be there in less than two hours. I’m looking forward to the hovercraft ride. I’ll just put on my headphones and […]