City Rumble – London Versus Singapore

The second round of City Rumble has begun, and we start with a real hum-dinger! It’s Singapore and London, London and Singapore – one the capital of the United Kingdom, home to Buckingham Palace, steeped in centuries of history. The other was colonised by the British, and even today you can still see reminders of its colonial past

48 Hours and $200 in London!

We fly in early on the first day, and we fly out late on the second day, meaning it’s not really a full ’48 hours’, but it does mean we only need to find a place to stay for a single night, which overall will help keeping the costs down. Thankfully a number of museums can be well priced or even free in the case of the British Museum – and that is certainly one we don’t want to miss! And that’s a good thing, because $200 for accommodation, food, attractions and souvenirs will only go so far. And how far is that ‘so far’? Well, let’s find out!

Five Big Cities You Must Return To…

Happy Sunday! Today the post is about cities I’ve been to which I think absolutely DEMAND a second visit (if not a third or fourth). They are BIG cities, cities that blow you away, amaze and dare I say… delight? Let’s see! Singapore Definitely the smallest of these five cities, Singapore is in my mind …

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Itineraries – The United Kingdom

Hi all. Yes, another itinerary for you, to one of my absolute favourite countries in the world. In mental preparation for writing about the UK, I realised that despite four trips to the UK thus far, I really have sold myself short on the UK because there are loads of places I have not yet …

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Rob Lloyd on his tour to the UK and… Innes Versus Lloyd

Today I’m once again chatting to Rob Lloyd, friend of the blog who recently returned from touring the UK touring his show ‘Who, Me’ to various spots around England and its neighbours. Last night I got to see Rob’s latest show, a totally improvised show with his good friend David Innes. It was an absolute …

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Border Crossings – the Bad

Last week I wrote about some of the better border crossings I’ve experienced. Today I’m going to talk about the less good experiences. So, I need to start with a caveat – I’ve never really been stuck with a really bad border crossing. What would that be? Well, probably one where I didn’t even get …

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