Year: 2012

Magazine

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage

I had to check to make sure that I was at the correct address when arriving at Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage – it looked more like a manor house than a hostel – but the address and the sign out front confirmed that I was indeed in the correct place. Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage is a boutique […]

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Generator Hostel London

Heading to London and need a hostel which won’t break the bank but in a convenient location? My first choice is the Generator Hostel London, even having lived there for three-months in 2010. The hostel offers a range of rooms including dorm rooms, which sleep between 4-15 people and starting at £20, female-only dorms, and private rooms. All […]

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A Morning Cheering for the Olympic Rowing at Eton Dorney

The day I had been waiting for had arrived and although I pressed the snooze button four times (remind me why rowing has to be at such an awful hour of the morning to wake up?!) I was excited to be heading to the Olympic Rowing at Eton Dorney. The area was awash with people dressed in […]

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6 Reasons to Visit Denmark at St Katharine’s Dock

Exploring many of the countries Olympic houses has been an eye-opening experience into the culture within another country. This is none more true than down at St Katharine’s Docks where the Danish house is located. But it’s not just a house, they’ve taken over the whole square showcasing some true Danish Olympics spirit. 1. Kids young and old love […]

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A Danish Bacon Cruise on the Thames

The Olympics may not begin until tomorrow but the festivities hit London today as an traditional Danish schooner sailed down the Thames and docked at St Katharine Pier as part of Visit Denmark’s ImagiNATION event. Having sailed from Denmark at the start of the week the schooner, named Maje, will be moored in St Katharine’s for the week as […]

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