Get on Your Bike and Cycle Cape Town, South Africa in 2013!

The London Olympics are finally over, the flame has been extinguished, and it is time for those of us who used the event as an excuse to lie in front of the TV munching popcorn, to pack away our family sized snacks, and get out in the fresh air, and enjoy the remains of what…

London Hotels – 300% More Expensive during the Olympics

This weekend is set to the busiest travel weekend of the year as millions head out of the UK on their summer holiday, and millions head towards the UK for the London 2012 Olympics. With just 5-days to go until the Olympic opening ceremony, London is already feeling slightly more crowded than usual, and if…

Rainy Days = Summer Holidays!

If you do not live in the UK, you only have to look at the weather report to see that it is very wet indeed! Half the country is already flooded, and as the Met Office has issued a “severe weather warning” for the next few days, it looks as though the other half will…

Olympic Fever Hits London

With just three weeks to go until the London 2012 Olympics get underway, Olympic ‘fever’ is spreading across the city as hotel, restaurant, and shop owners decorate their establishments in vibrant shades of red, white and blue, to show their support for Team GB. London has been ‘refurbished’ and now boasts a brand new cable…

10 Places to Escape to During the London Olympics

I know this doesn’t sound very patriotic, but I one of the “millions of Britons” who will be escaping to warmer climes when the London 2012 Olympics start in July.  Not that we didn’t try to support the event, my better half tried for months to get hold of some elusive Olympic tickets, but this…