Alex on Camel, Egypt
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Flights booked to Hong Kong and Sydney photo

Flights booked to Hong Kong and Sydney

Well next month is going to be an amazing month of travelling for me. I have just recieved confirmation of my flights to Hong Kong and Sydney from eBookers, after spending hours trawling the aggregators they had the cheapest Cathay Pacific flights. eBookers also allow you to search for multi-stop flights. The only problem is […]

20Feb2009 | | 4 comments | Continued

Our Christmas Road trip from Amsterdam to Tychy

View Larger Map On Friday 19th December I took my EasyJet flight to Schiphol (AMS) airport in Amsterdam to meet Dorota. We would have a nights rest before we set off on our 2,746km roadtrip to Poland and back. We got to Tychy in Poland around 2100 after 1,157km and an 11 hour drive. The […]

8Jan2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

Scuba Diving the Carnatic ship wreck in the Red Sea, Egypt

We set sail from the Marriott hotel with the Aquarius Dive Club at around 0730 with the hope of diving the Giannis D. Its position in the Red Sea makes it often not possible to dive, due to the strong currents and rough sea. We were the last people on the boat and everyone […]

7Jan2009 | | 4 comments | Continued

Scuba Diving the Giannis D ship wreck in the Red Sea, Egypt

Diving the Giannis D was most definately my favourite dive whilst we were in Egypt. We were very lucky to be able to dive the wreck as we were told that there was a 50-75% chance of us not being able to dive there. This is due to the cross winds over this point in […]

7Jan2009 | | 2 comments | Continued
Near crash experience photo

Near crash experience

So so so close. During our drive from Wroclaw to Berlin we had about 2 inches of snow fall in about 30 minutes, which was quickly building up on the motorway. Bearing in mind that the road was already covered in ice and snow made driving rather stressful. Driving an oddly balanced Toyota Prius hybrid […]

2Jan2009 | | 1 comment | Continued
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam | Damien Hirst’s For the Love of God photo

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam | Damien Hirst’s For the Love of God

Yesterday I visited the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, as usual there was a queue outside which at a guess would have taken around an hour to get in. The queue was only just out of the gates, unlike last time when it stretched 100 meters down the road. The museum is good but no way would […]

17Nov2008 | | 5 comments | Continued
Warsaw, Old & New Town | Stare Miasto & Nowe Miasto photo

Warsaw, Old & New Town | Stare Miasto & Nowe Miasto

Well this was my first trip to Poland and the first stop was Warsaw or Warszawa (pronounced “Varsharva”) as it is know to the Polish. Warsaw is the capital of Poland. Warsaw has a population of around 1.7 million and is located just off the Vistula river. My visit in Warsaw was quite short as […]

12Nov2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
The Milestone Hotel London photo

The Milestone Hotel London

Last weekend Dorota and I had an amazing stay in the luxurious Milestone hotel. The hotel was named after the cast iron milestone that still stands in its original position next to the hotel. We had a fantastic room which was on split floors, the lower smaller floor had a chaise longue and small eating […]

9Nov2008 | | 6 comments | Continued
The Eiffel tower, Paris photo

The Eiffel tower, Paris

The Eiffel tower is perhaps the best known landmark in Paris and arguably all of France. It was built in 1889 and was at the time the world’s largest tower. It was built by engineer Gustave Eiffel for the Exposition Universelle similar to the Belgians building the Atomimum for Expo ’58. Eiffel originally designed the […]

20Jul2008 | | 16 comments | Continued
Scheveningen Beach, Den Haag, Holland, The Netherlands photo

Scheveningen Beach, Den Haag, Holland, The Netherlands

Scheveningen is part of Den Haag, which is known as The Hague to us in the UK. Scheveningen was a bit surprise for me to be honest, I was a little shocked to see an amazingly long, wide sandy beach on the coast of the Netherlands! The beach is also complete with a pier, esplanade […]

27Jun2008 | | 26 comments | Continued