overseas trip

Hong Kong, August 2008

August 4, 2008

I’m sitting at Hong Kong airport, connected via the Free WiFi service. I just had one of the best Chinese meals I’ve ever had at the Sham Shui Po district. Friends of the family (Michael, Daniel and CK) were kind enough to show me around most of the day, starting with Yum Cha. We then […]

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 and went off in search […]

Amsterdam – Day 2

July 26, 2008

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 free transport, discounts on museums and a free […]

Amsterdam – Day 1

July 25, 2008

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 45 minutes but Amsterdam is […]