Krakow Royal Way – Barbakan, Florian Gate, Florianska

9 July, 2009

Barbakan Barbakan was built in the 15th century as the biggest European defense building of its kind.  The Gothic Barbakan was meant to defend the Florian Gate.  The Barbakan...

Krakow Greg and Tom Hostel Review

8 July, 2009

Greg and Tom Hostel, Krakow We stayed 2 nights at Greg and Tom Hostel in Krakow.  We chose to stay in their new “hostel” – Greg and Tom Hostel...

Taking the Easy Way out – easyHotel, easyBus, easyJet

7 July, 2009

Having stayed at the incredibly small easyHotel, we proceeded to Fulham Broadway station for our pre-booked easyBus to Gatwick Airport where we will take the easyJet to Krakow, Poland. ...

London Natural History Museum

6 July, 2009

Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum boasts a huge collection of dinosaur bones and stuffed animals – indeed a very educational experience where you can get up close...

Leadenhall Market – Harry Potter Diagon Alley?

5 July, 2009

Leadenhall Market After our Tower of London visit, we proceeded to Leadenhall Market – the filming site of Harry Potter movies’ shopping street, Diagon Alley.  It doesnt really look...

Tower of London

4 July, 2009

Tower of London To get a good overview of the Tower’s history and highlights, be sure to participate in one of the Yeoman Warder tours.  Yeoman Warders are ceremonial...

4 Tips to Using London Public Transport

3 July, 2009

1. Use an Oyster Card No.  You don’t get discounts for oysters with this card.  The name – Oyster, is a metaphorical reference to security (shell of an oyster)...

London easyHotel Earl’s Court Review

2 July, 2009

easyHotel Earl’s Court, London The plan was to stay one night in London before flying straight to Krakow, Poland the next morning.  We selected easyHotel because: Cheap (no-frills concept...

London – Arrival at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4

1 July, 2009

Flight from Singapore to London Took a 12-Hour long flight from Singapore (Singapore time – 10:55pm) to London (London time – 5: 10am).  The time difference between London and...

May 09 Central Europe Trip Summary

1 July, 2009

Travel Mates ZQ & TY – read more at our about page Caroline – our travel mate from the 2007 Melbourne trip Val – a Flowerpod forum member who...