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Lesson #89 – Discussing Why the London transport system refund system needs to think about building in flexibility….

Apparently London transport system doesnt allow any spontaneity. Was charged extra on my oyster card as I forgot to tap on the system on my entry at Teddington rail station. As it seemed, now the transport system doesnt allow us … Continue reading

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Lesson #87 – People in the UK wake up earlier in Spring time

Same time; same bus; same route. But yet there were obvious differences – more passengers, more congested routes and once again the bus terminated halfway!!!! Goodness. After 1.5months of waking up 1 hour earlier to head to work, I seemed … Continue reading

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Lesson #86 – Entering the UK from Ireland/Island of Isles does not require one to clear passport control

We whizzed through the passport control in Stansted on Monday night upon our return from Kerry. Apparently, the immigration control allows anyone coming in from Ireland(Northern and Republic) plus Island of Isles to exit through a special path. Not sure … Continue reading

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Lesson #84 – Engineering works is not limited to within London

Sounds like a very basic concept to everyone – but it took a trip to Sussex for me to find that out. London is a city with engineering works on tracks being carried out every weekend and there are proper … Continue reading

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Lesson #81 – Be confident of your numbers!

Standing at the usual spot each morning, I was surprised to see the usual parking spot of service 33 occupied by service E11 – Drayton Park. Attributing it to a special service on a Wed morning or perhaps E11 was … Continue reading

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Lesson #80 – Get your free bus ticket for your next ride when your bus terminates before your final stop

Observe your surroundings and talk about your experiences. After nearly two months of being kept on the hooks about incurring additional cost when bus terminate halfway in order to keep up with the scheduled headway frequency, I finally found the … Continue reading

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Did you know? – That there is a hidden Korean town within London

And it is located in New Malden – zone 4 – outside central London. But it’s not too far away with about 10,000 korean inhabitants, making it the largest and most concentrated korean population in Europe.There was a residential feel … Continue reading

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