England and Wales and Ireland -Day 2 and 3

It’s been a busy couple days I’ll break it down by day.
Wednesday May 10th 2017

The day  started out busy, we left London early in the am.

We had to have our backs out by the door for 6am. Our day was made up of a trip to Stonehenge in the morning and then a visit to the Roman baths in the afternoon. Late afternoon we made our way to Wales, to the city of Newport.

Thursday May 11th 2017

To day we visited. Cardiff castle, which was very interesting. It actually was a summer home for the Marquess of Bute. He was extremely wealthy , and when he built it the story goes money was no object.  His family’s wealth came from the coal and steel mines.
In the afternoon we headed to the ferry , which we are currently on. Its 4.5 hours total , we are about over half way though the crossing.

The pictures are from the view of the window and a picture of the lounge.
That’s all for now. Tomorrow we head to in to  Waterford, and then head to Dublin.

UK and Ireland Adventures Day 1

The first day of our trip is over and it was a great success.

Myself and my travel companions left St John’s at 10:00 NST time, the plane only had 38 passengers . I was able to have an entire row to myself . The flight was uneventful with a little turbulence but over all a smooth flight.  International flights are always better for food, they fed us a sandwich, and then breakfast in the am . Heathrow is as busy as always but we had no  delays getting off the plane or going though immigration. Our ride in to London took an hour, as we arrived right in the middle of rush hour.   The hotel is most impressive , staying at the Hilton near Edgware Road, beautiful hotel and service has been fantastic, the stay are their to help you do what ever it is you need. We had a rest once we got checked in, so a short nap was in order.   After our nap we went our exploring and ended up eating in this local diner , the food wasn’t to bad. After exploring the neighbourhood a little more , we  quickly realized that the standard maps app for the  iPhone is absolute rubbish. After a late lunch we headed back to the hotel for another break, to recharge my electronics and to download google maps which is so much better , its like night and day. After another rest and some chatting about possible plans for tomorrow we headed out again and had supper at a lovely pub.  I had a meal of fish and chips ,and a pint of Kronenburg 1664.  After a late supper it was time to call it a day. Tomorrow is a free day, with the exception of a  themes river boat and pub tour tomorrow night.
The adventure has just begun .

Coming Soon

Now that I am working full time, my travel time is very limited. However I still and will be forever had the travel bug, nothing will ever change there. I have decided to write profiles on all the countries i’ve been to. I have also decided to write about each different trip that I’ve been on. It will primarily focus on my trips to Europe.

-Country profiles will focus on talking about the country its self, the cities, food, currency and other interesting facts.

-Blog posts will talk about the different countries i’ve been to and my experiences  there.

Winter Vacation Day 4-Hollywood Studios

Hollywood Studios is by far the best theme park I have ever visited.

It’s really a park that is for an older demographic , I would classify in the age group of 16+, although their is lots to do for younger kids, I think the older teens and adults would appreciate it the most.

It has shopping, rides , attractions and lots of places to eat.
Like every park it has it’s different areas. My favourite part was an area called Streeets of America .

It had a different street done up from the early 20th century, New York and  , San Francisco are the two that stood out the most to me. What I like about what Disney does is, they make all these fake type shops but with store front widows, it’s really pretty cool.

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Winter Vacation-Day 3

I don’t have much to report or any pictures to report. Our third we went to the Premiem outlets malls.Lots and lots of stores. They have everything you can possibly imagine in terms of shopping. They also have a food court which includes Five guys burgers and fries, which we had for lunch We went to a really good Itilan restaurant for supper. I had a really good pizza and a delicious Itilan beer.


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Winter Vacation-Day 2 Epcot

Epcot was a pretty amazing park, we spent the majority of the time going around the world show case visiting all the countries of the word that was part of the show case. We had lunch at this lovely British pub, I had the fish and chips .

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Winter Vacation 2016-Day 1

First blog post on a Trip in a long time.
I am currently on vacation in Orlanado for 8 days, the plan is to hit all 4 parks.

Day One: Departure

It was an early rise, 3:15 and to the airport by 4.00, with a 545 departure.We were a delayed leaving St John’s by about 20 mins, getting  in to Toronto  just about on time.Getting though the airport was uneventful, customs was straight forward. However we were about 4 hours late leaving Toronto, due to mostly waiting in line for deciding.

We got to the hotel, got checked in and settled away. We then went to look for something to eat, and ended up eating a this BBQ join/pit, I would not recommend . The service was mediocre,, the full was horrible, all 3 of us sent our meals back, and they were no better when we got them back the second time , maybe a little worse. Mine was under cooked the first time, and the second time dripping with Greece.  By the time we got back to the hotel the 3 of us was extremely ill, because of our food we ate,thankfully it didn’t last more then  a couple hours. The next day we spent the day at Epcot. Stay tune for the next blog entry.

 

Coming Soon

Its been a while since I wrote anything significant. However I do have some things planed to write about.

Coming soon:

I will soon be writing about some of my travel adventures from the past couple of years. I’ve been thinking about this for a while and I’d like to get it written before I forget.
Stay tune for the following

  • 2004 Trip
  • 2007 Trip
  • working in London 2008
  • living in London 2008
  • trips taken around the UK in 2008
  • 2011 trip to the UK
  • More details of 2013 living and studying in the UK
  • More details of 2013 trips around Europe.

Starting off my main focus will be on my 2008 adventures!

My plan is to try to do a blog entry a day.

So stay tune.