Monthly Archives: May 2012

Concierge Advise – Most Asked Questions – What do I Tip For In Britain?

Concierge Advise – Most Asked Questions  What do I Tip For In Britain? If you feel such unease (either because of the master-servant dynamic that the act implies or because you are – ahem – careful with money ) then … Continue reading

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London 2012 – Olympic Torch Relay – On Top of Mountain

Mountaineer  during day 11 of the relay. The flame travelled in a lantern on the Snowdon Mountain Railway before Sir Chris took the torch to the summit. “The honour of carrying this torch, and joining other torchbearers around the United … Continue reading

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Concierge News – British bathing spots among the cleanest in Europe

Concierge News – British bathing spots among the cleanest in Europe More than 80 per cent of Britain’s bathing spots have “excellent” water quality, according to the latest research by the European Union. Only 16 sites tested around the country … Continue reading

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The Concierge Tips – How to travel the world for free

The Concierge Tips –  How to travel the world for free Michael Wigge left Berlin without a penny and traveled 25,000 miles (40,230 kilometers) to Antarctica, hitchhiking, bartering and working his way by ship, plane, car and foot, from Europe … Continue reading

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Travel News – London’s New cable Car set to open soon in time for London 2012 Olympics

The Thames cable car moved a step closer to carrying its first paying passengers across the river as engineers began testing the gondolas. The load tests were taking place in a race to finish the £45 million project in time … Continue reading

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The 50 Best travel gadgets

PowerMoney Extreme backup battery firebox.com, £119.99 Use the sun’s energy so your gadgets don’t run out of juice. This is a battery charged from a solar panel that holds its charge for up to a year, ready to power your … Continue reading

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Events Big Screen Portsmouth Guildhall Olympic Highlights – Portsmouth to be London 2012 Live Site

Events Big Screen Portsmouth Guildhall Olympic Highlights  Portsmouth to be London 2012 Live Site The Big Screen and Guildhall Square are now known as the Portsmouth Live Site – one of only 22 London 2012 Live Sites for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The … Continue reading

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Olympic torch sets off on its 70-day journey

The Olympic flame has embarked on a 70-day tour of the UK in the run-up to the London 2012 Games. Ben Ainslie was the first torchbearer in the 8,000 mile relay, which set off from Land’s End at 07:15 BST. Cheering … Continue reading

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London 2012: Olympic torch to start 8,000-mile journey around Britain today

London 2012: Olympic torch to start 8,000-mile journey around Britain today The Olympic flame Photo: REUTERS/John Kolesidis   When the Olympic flame touches down on British soil later today it’ll mark the start of an epic journey. Covering 8,000 miles and … Continue reading

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Travel advice: how to cut mobile phone costs abroad – A new EU ruling will make it cheaper to use your mobile phone abroad this summer.

Travel advice: How to cut mobile phone costs abroad A new EU ruling will make it cheaper to use your mobile phone abroad this summer. Despite my best efforts (turning off the data roaming, hunting down Wi-Fi hot spots), the … Continue reading

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