Month: September 2006

  • BD Fugue Cafe Lille France

    Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 12:07 am I?m in BD Fugue Cafe in Lille sipping cafe au Lait and fromage + jambon ?sandwich?. BD Fugue Cafe is part manga euro comic store and part cafe. No Uncanny X-Men on the top floor (they?re downstairs in the comics section), but a wonderful range of […]

  • Ryanair Gatwick to Cologne

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 11:26 pm I was booked on a RyanAir flight from Gatwick to Cologne. That cost ?69.00 GBP including taxes, so it?s a great deal. Unfortunately, Gatwick airport is run like a British train terminal. I asked the RyanAir passenger wrangler if this was normal and she said they […]

  • Gatwick Express

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 11:21 pm I?m flying out of London Gatwick to Cologne Germany. My UK friends tell me to avoid Heathrow at all costs at the moment, the security is a nightmare. We?ll see how Gatwick is. The best way to get to the airport is the Gatwick Express from […]

  • One night in London

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 11:18 pm I?m staying at the Grange City Hotelwhere I got a great deal, ?85.00 for a five star room. I?m right next to Trinity House and a block from the Tower of London. For Sim?s review of broadband internet in hotels, I was disappointed to find their […]

  • VirginTrain Manchester to London

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 11:13 pm   I caught a VirginTrain from Manchester to London. Technically it was from Stockport four miles out of Manchester. The trick for booking these fares online is you can?t book the day of your travel with any reliability. The phone support people said I could, but […]