Category: Travel & Tourism

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All Change for Ashford

Charlotte Mbali
Ashford railway station with a Eurostar train on the left

In 1899 the SER agreed with the LCDR to share operation of the two railways, work them as a single system (marketed as the South Eastern and Chatham Railway) and pool receipts.

Migration canoes to flying foils

Mike Phillips
A Maori Waka at Waikato

Waka is the Maori word for a vessel or canoe. A waka hourua is a double hulled ocean-going canoe used over many centuries for migration of the Maori race across the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean. The design used is still relevant to sports and recreational boats of today.

Aviation Safety After Brexit

Magdalena Williams

When you book your family holiday, the last thing you want to worry about is the safety of the flight you are taking. Who ensures that the flight is as safe as possible? 

Crossing Borders

Magdalena Williams

Magdalena examines her lasting horror of crossing international borders. In this article she details a very harrowing experience in Hungary.

My Final Trip of 2021

Mike Phillips

Mike travels from Spain to Kent to discover the true effects of Brexit thus far on his family, and contemplates political change in the EU.

Across the Pyrenees

Mike Phillips

Mike recounts his and Magdalena’s journey from Italy into Spain across the Pyrenees. On the way they stay with Debbie Williams MBE.