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Hungary Day 6

I could hear my sister coughing and banging around before 05:30, so I think she was eager to be going home after yesterday after yesterday’s sickness. I got up at 06:00, and took my time getting ready, tidying up, and doing the washing up one last time in this apartment. Our Welcome Pickups taxi was booked for 07:20, but we assumed they’d be trying to pick us up from the wrong place since ‘Miles …

August 23, 2023

Heroes Square

Hungary Day 5

Our plan for today was to see everything that was left to see in Budapest, but the thing about plans is that they don't always go, well, to plan…

August 22, 2023

Saliris Resort Egerszalok

Hungary Day 4

This was the second our planned trips out, visiting Eger, and the nearby thermal baths.

August 21, 2023

Danube and Hungarian Parliament

Hungary Day 3

Today we'd got a pre-booked tour of a few towns along the Danube, with a river cruise to get us back to Budapest. We'd heard there'd be fireworks in the evening so though we might try to see those too.

August 20, 2023

Parliament (Hungary)

Hungary Day 2

Our day was starting with a guided tour of the Hungarian Parliament building, inspired by the one in Westminster. We then wanted to spend the afternoon exploring Castle Hill, but would the weather let us?

August 19, 2023

Hungary Day 1

Another adventure begins, starting with a flight to Budapest as the World Athletics Championships were about to begin there during the school holidays, and the National Day holiday weekend.

August 18, 2023


After going to Berlin and travelling around Germany in 2021, and then to some Italian locations in 2022, I’d unintentionally repeated two of the countries from my European trip in 2009. When I realised this I felt it’d be nice symmetry to then visit Greece in 2023. Whilst that was a nice idea, I didn’t really want to do this trip without including the authentic Athens Marathon which is a bucket l …

August 8, 2023

Recent Trips

Budapest is a city my sister has wanted to visit for several years as she thought "the buildings look cool". Having changed my mind about returning to Greece just yet, I decided this would be a good o…

My first trip to Cyprus had been for a half marathon race that never took place. It'd been postponed until 2022, but due to timings I decided to defer until the 2023 event as it'd work better that way…

I've dreamt of visiting Petra since I'd learnt the place I'd seen watching Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade was a real place, and located in Jordan. It wasn't used as Petra in the film, but was the …

> “In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly lo…

For my first trip of 2022, I was heading to the Bailiwick of Guernsey for a 36 mile ultra marathon around the island. As with any other trip to a new place, of course I'd try to get in as much tourism…

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Recent Races

Guernsey Ultra 36 #GU36

MK Half Marathon

Boston Marathon

Leicester's Big 10K

Hillingdon 20
After running this race last year, I thought: "never again". Hilly by name, hilly by nature, and 20 miles of it was just more than I felt was needed. However, after deciding to do GU36 one more time, …

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