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 [...]

2012 in summary and plans for 2013

By | December 28th, 2012|Travel|

Tis' that time of year to once again wrap up what has been a pretty decent (probable understatement) year for travel here at www.backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk.  Much like last years summary post, I should probably point out that even though I work the 9-5 my work place is pretty cool and let me buy-back extra holiday.  It [...]

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, [...]