Travel

Some travel thoughts

Coming back in London I was worried because I had been panicked there before and being back in the space can be stressful. The trains weren’t running to my stop from King’s Cross/St. Pancras; an obstacle. But as I woke the next morning, the panic had...

Day 8/9

Day 8: Athens - Aegina The morning started a bit later than we expected but we got ready and took the train to the ferry port: Piraeus. From there we bought 8 euro tickets to Aegina, a one-hour ferry from Athens. We found our ferry and went and sat on the seats at the...

Day 6/7

Day 6: Istanbul/Athens The day started off slow but we wanted to walk around a bit before coming back to the hostel until we realised we didn’t have accommodation for the night. So we walked back to the hostel and booked a hotel in Athens for the night. After that we...

Day 5: Istanbul

The fifth day travelling was the last full day in Istanbul. We didn’t have any big plans except that we we’re meeting one of Mum and Dad’s friends, Özlem, a local! I’d managed to sleep in a bit so when I woke up, a bit later, I had breakfast with Ben. The breakfast...

Day 4: Istanbul

Day four was the chill day following a big sightseeing day previously. I still got up early and went for a little walk, to get some simit and water. Once Ben woke up and we had breakfast, we walked down the main road near our hostel to explore a new side, and had been...

Day 3: Istanbul

My third day travelling was a very busy day! I woke up at 6 which was far too early since I slept at midnight. I went for a walk in the morning down the main street near the hostel, just to investigate the area. After passing numerous cats and  We went downstairs for...

Day 2: London/Istanbul

I took the bus the next morning back to Heathrow to head off to Istanbul to see Ben. The flight was fairy uneventful but when I got out of the airport Ben was there to pick me up, which was lovely, and he showed me the way back to the hostel via train and tram. As I...

Travel diary (unfinished)

Day 1: London My first day in Europe began with an early breakfast on the plane and an early 5am landing at Heathrow. I got off the plane and with no wait got my baggage and decided to head to the house I was spending the night, a local experience in Croydon. I...