Category Archives: Olympics travel and transport

Concierge Tips – Negotiating the Olympic Lanes Network

The Olympic Route Network The Olympic Route Network (ORN) is a network of roads linking all competition venues and other key sites, such as Heathrow Airport. It’s a key part of London’s Host City contract for the Games and will ensure … Continue reading

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London 2012 – Concierge News – Top tips for Olympic ticket holders

Leave your bags at home if you have tickets to an Olympic football match but take an empty plastic bottle with you wherever the venue. And do not even think about a picnic hamper. With a month to go to … Continue reading

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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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