Revisiting the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics on its 30th Anniversary

By | January 29th, 2014|Bosnia|

The Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics the first winter Olympics to be held in a communist state.  It ran its course peacefully, with no indication of what troubles lie ahead in the not too distant future.  For all intents and purposes it was a very successful games, despite the Olympic flag being raised upside down  during the opening ceremony [...]

The London Anniversary Games 2013

By | July 30th, 2013|What to do in London|

London 2012 was incredible, simple as.  The Olympic and Paralympic games created an atmosphere within London the likes of which I have never experienced before in my lifetime.  The city and indeed Great Britain united and were rewarded by some amazing results from our athletes.  Who will ever forget Super Saturday?  Golden Saturday, whatever you [...]

A Travel Blogger Interview with Caitlyn of @olym_wanderings

By | October 29th, 2012|Blogger Interviews|

The Olympics and Paralympics made this past summer one of the greatest in British history in my opinion.  The buzz around the city was like nothing I personally have experienced before, even getting on the tube was bearable!  I was lucky enough to be able to spend a day at the London Olympic village watching [...]

London 2012 Paralympics through Instagram

By | August 31st, 2012|England, Real Time Blogging, What to do in London|

The London 2012 Paralympics kicked off this past Wednesday (Aug 29th), and despite missing out of tickets to the Olympics, I was lucky enough to snare a couple of day passes to the Paralympics for Monday 3rd September. Our Paralympic tickets are quite cool in that not only do we get entry to the park, [...]

Visiting Wembley for the London 2012 Olympic football

By | August 7th, 2012|England, What to do in London|

On the 9th August 2012 the Japanese womens football team and the USA womens soccer team (you and I know both know it's really called football and not soccer, but 'm gonna let it go on this occasion) will come head to head at Wembley Stadium for the mother (no pun intended) for all games.  At [...]

The London 2012 Olympics through the eyes of comedians.

By | June 29th, 2012|England|

So the London 2012 Olympics is not too far away, just around the corner in fact and things in London all seem to be getting a bit serious. The big city budgeters and number crunchers are worrying just how much debt the games will get us into and how long it will take to pay [...]

Learning a new language for the 2012 Olympics

By | May 24th, 2012|Random/Funnies|

The artist that is Dan of recently wrote an interesting article about how he's sometimes an ignorant traveller, as no doubt we all are at times. Being British, I think its generally (and wrongly) anticipated that wherever we go, someone somewhere within our chosen destination will at least have a very basic grasp of the [...]

Alternative accommodation in London (2012 Olympics)

By | March 7th, 2012|Travel tips|

Did you get tickets?  I didn’t (sad face).  London’s a pretty busy place, but in a couple of months it’s going to got a whole lot busier, encase you hadn’t heard, we’re hosting the Olympics.   It’s kind of a big deal. The main Olympic site in east London is well under construction, the tube (underground) [...]

How to behave on the London Underground.

By | January 23rd, 2012|Random/Funnies|

As fares rise AGAIN in 2012, the London underground is obviously the place to be. The most luxurious and time efficient transport system in the world will have you whizzing around England’s capital city of London in no time at all, and all for just a teeny tiny fortune ... per day. It’s a place [...]