Amsterdam – Day 3, last day

I stayed up too late last night… 🙂 I woke up and blinded myself as I opened a crack the curtains to check the weather… stumbled into the shower. Time to get up, check out of the hotel and see stuff! Got into Central Station just before lunch. Had a coffee...

Amsterdam – Day 2

8:30am, Saturday I’m in Amsterdam! I did the morning stuff and caught the shuttle bus to the Airport and set about trying to find the right platform going to Amsterdam Centraal. When I booked my flight, I had bought an Amsterdam Card which entitled me to some...

Amsterdam – Day 1

It’s Friday, I arrive at the hotel (Amsterdam Airport Best Western) and ask if there are any taxis going past. I had left Leicester Square at 4:30pm to allow time to get to Heathrow by 6:00pm. My flight to Amsterdam was due to leave at 8:25pm. The flight is only...

The Eye and The Tower

Today’s mission was to visit the London Eye. I ended up going to the Tower of London as well. I set out at about 11:00am this morning by train. The nearest station to the Soho flat is Leicester Square, then it’s a 4 minute ride to Waterloo station and a 5...

Journey to Arundel

I’ve always wanted to see a real castle. So today I caught the train to Arundel Castle. From Victoria station, you’ll need to change trains at Chichester or Bognor Regis. After a reasonably quick train ride … about an hour from Victoria Station, I...