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  • Day2

    Der Buckingham Palace

    October 4, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    Der Buckingham Palace in London ist seit 1837 offizielle Residenz der britischen Monarchie. Der Palast dient nicht nur als Wohnsitz von Queen Elizabeth II und Prinz Philipp, sondern auch als Ort für Staatsempfänge. Außerdem beherbergt er die Queen’s Gallery, die Gemäldesammlung der Queen, und die Royal Mews, den opulenten Fuhrpark der britischen Monarchen.Read more

  • Day7

    Arsenal und Bakerstreet

    June 1, 2016 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☁️ 11 °C

    Liebe Blogverfolger,
    Heute wäre es fast passiert. Als ich mir das Emirates Stadium (Arsenal) von außen angeguckt habe und ein paar Bilder von mir und Henry machen ließ, wäre ich beinahe verletzt worden. Die Ursache war ein Nagel, der direkt in der dicken Sohle meines Schuhes saß. Dachte es wäre ein Stein und wollte gerade ein paar mal auf den Boden hauen, als ich irgendwie merkte, dass es doch kein Stein war. Mal wieder Glück im Unglück gehabt.

    Eine gefühlte Ewigkeit bin ich dann zwischen den Menschenmassen gelaufen, um zur Baker Street zu gelangen. Dort angekommen (Baker Street 221 b) habe ich Ewigkeit gebraucht, um in das Sherlock Holmes Museum hinzugelangen, weil es so voll war.

    Habe heute eigentlich nicht viel gemacht, aber bin total O.K. gewesen vom vielen Laufen.
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    Paula-Marie W

    Und wo ist Watson?

    6/2/16Reply
    Stephan Höhne

    Habe den Hut von Watson auf und halte die Pfeife von Holmes. Mehr ging leider nicht ;-)

    6/3/16Reply

    Das war doch ein Mordanschlag :D Tobi

    6/5/16Reply
    Stephan Höhne

    Wirklich, es wollte jemand verhindern, dass ich noch mehr sehe. So eine Schweindebande :-P

    6/7/16Reply
     
  • Day1

    London_Wohnen im Herzen Londons

    March 9, 2016 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 8 °C

    Wie ich mich gefreut habe auf einen weiteren Trip nach LONDON!!!
    Im Gepäck mein Anninamäuschen der ich eine meiner Lieblingsstädte schmackhaft machen will! Und in London wartet das Lenamäuschen und stellt uns ihre Wohnung als Unterkunft und sich als Londonexperte zur Verfügung :D
    Vier Tage Mädels Time in einer der hektischsten und kontrastreichsten Städte die ich kenne.
    LETS DO THIS!
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    Tobias Riedle

    Geiles geiles foto!

    3/15/16Reply
    Annina Mira

    💕💖

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  • Day3

    Emirates Stadium

    June 28, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    My dad and I decided to take a tour of the arsenal Emirates stadium. It was amazing and huge! We really enjoyed it and we were lucky enough to take a legends tour with meant we had the superstar soccer player charlie George taking our tour. We highly recommend this activity as it was an amazing experience.Read more

  • Day79

    Day 79: The Long Road to London

    May 5, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    Very very long day of travel today. Unfortunately for us, entry into the UK with a dog is actually quite difficult - the Eurostar (passenger train from Paris to London) is basically the only train on the continent that doesn't allow dogs in the cabin, and you can't fly into the UK with a dog in the cabin either. He'd need to go in the cargo hold again, and we got rid of his cargo crate for that. We can't drive either, since there's only one car rental company that allows driving between France and the UK, and of course they charge an enormous premium (mainly because the side of the road switches). So the ferry was our only option!

    Up at 6:30am, where we packed hurriedly and left the house around 6:50. Grabbed a couple of croissants from the nearby bakery as we headed to the metro station. First train was a single stop on the RER to Gare du Lyon, then we changed onto a metro train to travel across the city to Saint-Lazare. Changed again for a longer country train northwards to the city of Rouen which took an hour, where we changed again for another country train to the city of Dieppe (about 40 minutes).

    Finally we arrived in Dieppe, where we shared a taxi from the train station to the port with an English man doing the same thing (though without a dog), he seemed to cross the Channel by boat fairly frequently. Checked in at the ferry wharf and waited around for nearly 2 hours before the ferry was ready to go. About 30 foot passengers were joining us, along with quite a few cars and trucks down below in the hold. Large boat too, almost the size of the Spirit of Tasmania!

    On board we dropped Schnitzel off, as unfortunately we weren't allowed to keep him with us. He seemed fairly settled with his blanket, some water and the carry-bag, so we headed upstairs. The boat set off fairly soon afterwards, and proceeded pretty smoothly across the channel. Not much to report as we were a long way from land and there was nothing to see! Cafeteria had reasonable food, we both had a very large serve of fish & chips for a by now late lunch.

    Eventually after about 3 hours of sailing we arrived in the port of Newhaven. Collected Schnitzel who was very happy, then worked our way through passport control and into the town where we boarded a train heading north. Only a few stops on this train before we changed again, this train was an hour's worth going all the way to Victoria Station in London.

    But we still weren't done with public transport! From Victoria Station, we changed to the underground and the Victoria line, going four stops to the north then changing to the Northern line at Euston Street for the last two stops to Angel. Finally we emerged into the late evening light, for the 10 minute walk along a pretty canal to our apartment.

    In the end we arrived within 5 minutes of when we'd told the owner to expect us! Though it wouldn't have mattered, as she lives downstairs anyway. This room is much nicer, it's a large studio with a separate washing room and bathroom, plus enough space for a couch, kitchen and small table. Everything smells and looks very new which is nice, and definitely a nice change!

    Spent a bit of time settling in then headed up the street to a convenience store where we grabbed some spaghetti and pesto. Neither of us felt super hungry so we just cooked that on the stove and headed to bed fairly early. It's been a very long day - one of the longest! All up about 13 hours of fairly constant travelling.
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    Joel Baldwin

    Train to Dieppe

    5/7/17Reply
    Joel Baldwin

    Schnitzel's seat on the ferry

    5/7/17Reply
    Joel Baldwin

    Passenger area of the ferry

    5/7/17Reply
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  • Day1

    Malmaison Hotel

    June 4, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    Von der Liverpool Street fuhren wir dann noch zwei Stationen bis Barbican .

    Unser Hotel lag 5 Minuten zu Fuß von der Station entfernt.

    Es war sehr schick! Das Zimmer war ein Traum!

    Für die 2 Nächte haben wir 166.50 £ bezahlt. Das war zwar nicht ganz günstig, aber ich wollte ein zentrales Hotel da wir nur so kurz da waren.Read more

  • Day3

    Islington Canal Walk

    July 17, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☀️ 19 °C

    Coffee and a walk along the canal to Haggerston. Then Overground to Highbury and home. Tube from Angel to Embankment for Wine and Cheese at Gordon's. Then a walk along the Thames to St Paul's Cathedral. Up in the glass lift to Madison's for Champagne and Peroni.Read more

  • Day77

    Clink Hostel

    July 25, 2015 in the United Kingdom ⋅ 🌧 12 °C

    After my flight from Dublin I made my way to Clink Hostel where I was staying for the night. I took the Underground and it was packed, I had to stand for the whole hour. Once I finally got to King Cross Station I began walking from the station in the rain for about 10 minutes before I actually got there. At this time it was 2:00am and I was exhausted, emotional, cold and wet. I checked in went up stairs and had a shower, I didn't want to wake the other seven girls I was sharing a room with and I needed to re-pack my bag before the next tour which was due to start at 6:00am at the Royal National (I also had left one of my bags that I didn't need at the Royal National) so I caught a cab to the Royal National.Read more

  • Day2

    Malmaison Hotel

    June 5, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Am nächsten Tag hatten wir den A380 Flugsimulator und den Besuch des Meat Loaf Musicals “Bat out of hell” geplant.

    Gegen 9:40 Uhr haben wir uns langsam auf den Weg gemacht. Der Flugsimulator war für 11 Uhr gebucht und befindet sich am Millennium Dome, Haltestelle North Greenwich.

    Vorher habe ich noch ein wenig vom Hotelzimmer festgehalten.
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Islington, London Borough of Islington, ISL