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An English Girl in New York - Part One: All Aboard the Virgin Atlantic Express

And so the time finally came. I had planned this trip for months, on an extremely tight budget; 5 days in New York and then on down to North Virginia and DC to stay with a friend who lives there for a couple weeks. 909 more words

15 holiday destinations you can actually see in a day from the UK

London is one of the worst places to be in winter.

It’s cold, it’s dirty, it’s grey and it’s expensive. On top of that, our fears over Brexit are making fleeing abroad even more tempting. 1,183 more words


Australia 2014 - Hong Kong > Heathrow

Adventure Over.

Finally settling myself on the plane, I was beyond exhausted and just wanted to get home to my family. It felt like the longest journey ever, even with watching heaps of movies and eating the crappy aeroplane food. 365 more words


RAF Typhoons escort Pakistani airliner in to Stansted airport

The RAF fighters intercepted Pakistan International Airlines flight PK757 as it neared UK airspace. The flight was originally scheduled to fly from Lahore in Pakistan to Heathrow but was instructed to divert to Stansted. 149 more words


Flying an Airbus 380 (and other Incidents in the Mission to get to Munich)

The world’s largest passenger airliner, the Airbus 380, is a titan in the sky. With only a little over 200 in service, I was able to enjoy an aisle seat on the upper deck (often reserved for upper and business classes) on my ten hour flight from LAX to Heathrow, London. 480 more words