Fun and boring facts about London

There are a few really strange places in London with fantastically absurd histories, among them are... Covent Green. Back in the 1200's a bunch of Benedictine monks owned what was known as the Convent Garden, a small plot of land used for grazing animals and a small orchard. The trees and critters went about their...

Alternative forms of transit

Realizing that the cost of flying was far greater than I wanted to pay simply to cross the small bit of water between Ireland and England I opted for the Sail and Rail option. Basically one boards an enormous ferry equipped with a bar serving terrible and overpriced beer and a restaurant of sorts with...