31 January 2018

riding the metropolitan line

Into Metroland

Up and down, up and down, day in day out! Same seat, same faces (mostly), same miserable feeling (optional). Made all the worse when there's a signal failure. In which case you get frustrated, angry and fed-up!

For all that negativity, the Metropolitan line continues to serve millions of people each year (around 60 million journeys a year), taking them from some of the UK's most spectacular countryside areas and towns towards the centre of London. 

Love it or hate it! This is an underground line with an incredible history, unusual places to visit and convenient stops. Should you be heading to the big city anytime soon, there is every chance you will ride on it. Riding the Metropolitan line, let us take a moment to celebrate it! 

London Underground


19 January 2018

travel trumps guide to tring

Another year, another chance to get out and nosey around the area. Travel Trumps are back! We're heading to the Chiltern Hills once more for our latest edition and another small market town.

This place has an unlikely association with one of London's major museums: Natural History Museum. It's a place that brews great beer and is fantastic for bird watching or going for a gentle stroll. Welcome to Tring.


5 January 2018

exploring in the land of the rising sun

So how was the new year's celebrations for you? Full of alcoholic mayhem or was it a peaceful entry into 2018? Whichever way you celebrated it's time to move on and get into gear, ready for the challenges the new year will bring. Talking of the new year, we kick it off with a new ordinary series, this time celebrating all that is ordinary in Japan. 



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