A majority of tourists that visit London this year will head straight for the typical tourist hot spots such as The London Eye or Buckingham Palace. Little do they know is that there is so much more to this amazing city than Prince Harry’s crown jewels, The River Thames and pigeons. If you are coming [...]
Bond… James Bond While we were back in Canada last week, we happened to be home for the debut of Skyfall, the latest James Bond movie with Daniel Craig. We both agree, he’s the best James Bond ever and while I was watching the movie, I started to think about all the cool Bond Locations [...]
Although it feels as though the summer just ended, winter and the festive season are just around the corner. Love it or hate it, you may as well make the best of the season and take advantage of all of the great events that are held throughout the UK over the winter months. Wrap yourself [...]
The English Lake District is well known for its artistic heritage and its unparalleled natural beauty, filled as it is with glistening lakes, rugged mountain landscapes, and lush green valleys. All of this makes for breathtaking vistas, which is lovely and all, but it also makes for adrenaline pumping thrills, which is a little bit [...]
Scotland is one of Europe’s wildest terrains. Scotland has a variety of experiences beyond the stereotypical images of tartan kilts and rainclouds.
With the Olympics and the Queen’s Jubilee dominating the London tourists’ itinerary this summer, anyone not interested in them can make the most of the rest of the city. When the sun’s out in England’s capital city it’s the best place to be in the world and there’s loads to do away from the tourist [...]
While lying on the beach taking in the rays is undeniably a great way to spend a holiday when you need some time to get away from it all, it isn’t really the best way to engage with a new culture. If you’re looking for a holiday that is a little more meaningful, one that [...]
As I sit down to write this 2011 Adventure Travel Round up, I am in shock and awe that we really did all these things in a span of 365 days. We just lived a year of adventure travel that I never thought I would have the opportunity to ever do in my life
London is one expensive town and renting an apartment for the duration of time you are there will help save a lot of money. We have never done apartment living when vacationing before.
One of the obstacles that was impossible to avoid during the Mongol Rally is the fact that we are driving a car purchased in the United Kingdom and it is set up to drive on the left hand side of the road through 14 countries that are set up for driving on the right hand side of the road.
I know I already told you about the Festival of Slow at Goodwood Stadium but what I didn’t tell you about was how we pimped out our ride downtown London.
The day has finally arrived. The Festival of Slow is the annual kick off event for the Mongol Rally and 320 teams gathered at Goodwood Stadium two hours outside of London to take a lap around the legendary Formula 1 racetrack;
When you head to jolly old England do not miss these Landmarks! Big Ben, St Pauls Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Painted Hall, London eye. they are top tourist attractions for a reason.
After gathering our car and getting our paperwork in order for the Mongol Rally, we had one final stop at the Track24 Solo office in the trendy Soho district of London.
I rather like London’s weather for photography. The dark storm clouds and overcast sky makes for the perfect setting for the historical buildings and landmarks.
After a year of planning, we have arrived in London, England for our greatest adventure. We’ve had one week to wrap up the final details for the Mongol Rally.