Tag: uk

Jan 11 2011

Verizon iPhone

Lots of people are clamoring about the fact that Verizon is going to offer the iPhone. There are a lot of good reasons to get an iPhone from Verizon … better network, better packages, tethering, etc. One significant reason NOT to get the Verizon iPhone is: It doesn’t work in the UK and Europe. The …

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Aug 26 2008

York to Dublin

Today’s a big travel day … we have to go from York all the way to Dublin. By train we have to go from York to Manchester, then to Chester, and ending up in Holyhead.   At Holyhead we take the ferry to Dun Laoghaire in Ireland. Once we got to Dun Laoghaire, we had …

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Aug 25 2008

Dinner with the Rowe Family

Today we just wandered around York a bit … it was a Bank Holiday … so it was kind of busy. We did have to arrange our trip to Dublin … which was a bit complex.   Once that was sorted, we walked around a bit … had lunch at Little Bettys, which was quite …

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Aug 24 2008

Stow to York

We traveled from Stow to York today … took the train, as it was the easiest thing to do.   Or so we thought. Yesterday we were a bit worried that we would even be able to get a cab … but the front desk person at the Unicorn was able to get that sorted …

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Aug 21 2008


Today we went to Oxford. A quite enjoyable town, full of history and interesting places. Took a bit of time to figure out the bus and train scheduled. Bus fare is quite reasonable ( £1 each, Stow to Moreton). Oddly enough the train operators don’t see very concerned about checking tickets. Our first stop was …

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Aug 20 2008

Walking around Stowe

Did a 6 mile walk around the area of Stowe on the Wold today. Weather wasn’t great, but we’ve walked in worse. Saw a number of nice landscapes, hopefully some of the pictures will be nice. Only problem was the fact that we neglected to walk much before the trip so our feet hurt when …

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Aug 19 2008

Off to Stowe

Were on the next leg if our journey. Currently on the train to Morton on Marsh … Where we’ll take a cab to Stowe in the Wold. We’ve been there before and enjoyed it greatly. We’ll be doing some hikes, and day trips via train to Oxford. London was enjoyable, although we didn’t have enough …

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