Posts Tagged ‘ Metro ’

Getting around Los Angeles

Jan 30th, 2012 | By

When I first went to Los Angeles many years ago it was a city of the car. Highways seemed crammed with cars ravelling slowly because the one in front was blocking it. That’s changed.



The tube is for training?

Dec 14th, 2011 | By

As anyone who has ever visited London knows, the perils of travelling by tube are only too familiar…. severe delays, the noisy neighbour who plays their iPod so loud that the whole carriage can hear it. Then there is the drunken reveller who positively oozes booze and the guy who chooses to eat his takeaway on the seat next to you.



The Ski Show

Oct 19th, 2010 | By

Have they planned it? Just as the Ski and Snowboarding Show is about to open in London we get a cold snap with snow forecast for parts of Scotland and Northern England and widespread frost for the rest of us. After the balmy days of last week this is going to be a surprise for many. But it doesn’t seem to be going to last for long.
Which is the exactly the opposite of what all those companies involved in winter snow, skiing, sledding and so on want. Last year was a good, long season for the Scottish snow sports industry. Another one like that and they would be delighted.



Cheap Lodgings in Switzerland?

Dec 5th, 2008 | By

There is an odd little story in today’s copy of “Metro.” Apologies if you already have read it.In Switzerland, it appears, there is an alternative to high price holidays and hotel rooms. “Metro” reports that you can stay inside a nuclear bunker for just £6 if you sleep in a bunk or £17 for the expensive luxury room. The “hotel” is called Null Stern, meaning no stars. (Too close to null points at the Eurovision Song Contest and just as unappealing it seems)At this price
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