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Doing Dublin (again!)

Back at the end of February, I was fortunate to spend a weekend in Dublin catching up with friends and exploring in and around the Irish capital. On a previous visit to the Emerald Isle I had done a walking tour and seen some of the capital’s top sights and so on this trip I was hoping to see some more of the city as well as some of the nearby towns.

10 places to eat, see & visit in Athens

We’ve been lucky enough to visit Athens on two occasions, first in April 2014 and most recently in May 2017. Both visits were excellent, and we discovered some amazing places as well as finding some hidden gems throughout the city. Personally, if we were to visit again, I would visit in April or September, as by the time of our visit in mid-May the temperature was rising and many of the sights offer limited shade from the scorching sun.

BRI – PAD Great Western Railway – 1st Class

After a couple of days in Bristol visiting friends and exploring the city, I was back at the wonderful Bristol Temple Meads station for my journey back to London. Temple Meads was originally opened in 1840 as the western terminus of the Great Western Railway from London Paddington. As with the rest of the railway, Temple Meads was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, although his original station is no longer part of the current operational station.