Category Archives: Travel

Jamaica Travel Log by Catesha Scarlett

I have travelled to a few places in my time, but Jamaica was never one of them so this year I put it on my bucket list of places to go and things to do. Being born to Jamaican parents, I had heard all the stories about the Island featuring the beautiful, the good, the…Continue Reading

Gman & Wifey’s Travel Log – Amsterdam

Why are Tulips synonymous with Amsterdam and why is it a cool place?  Now let’s go back to August 9th where the ZeN members were meeting at our offices to discuss our plans regarding the organised free community trip to Scarborough and bringing ideas to the table during Black History Month (BHM). August 9th was…Continue Reading

Gman’s Travel Log – Brussels

Travel Log to Brussels  I was just thinking that I’ve only travelled abroad with Wifey four times and this August we will be celebrating 16 years of being happily married (well happy for me!) Why so few times away? Well it’s all about the pocket or should I say the lack of spondoonies (aka legal…Continue Reading

29/07/2013 – CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD: Travel to Narita, JAPAN

CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD: Narita, JAPAN By Dawne B Twitter: @dawneb007 Japanese Yen ¥151 = £1 Japan is one of my most favourite destinations in the world. I’ve written many times about my escapades of 100¥ shopping, hot spa treatments, Jacuzzi, steam room, salt room, hot stone sleep room. Full on details of my time well…Continue Reading

04/07/2013 – CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD – Travel to San Francisco, California

CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD :  San Francisco, California By Dawne B Twitter: @dawneb007 £1 = USA $1.54 Independence Day July 4th 2013 San Francisco is one of Americas most visited cities, and here’s why – its home to The Rock aka Alcatraz, The Golden Gate Bridge, iconic cable cars, dramatic backdrops, quirky neighbourhoods, stunning countryside, a vibrant…Continue Reading

19/05/2013 – CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD – Travel to Antigua

CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD – Antigua By Dawne B Twitter: @dawneb007 £1 = XCD4.10 (Eastern Caribbean  Dollars) Antigua is the larger of the two main islands that make up Antigua and Barbuda. They are renowned for their beauty and laid back attitude, friendly people and of course carnival, cricket and rum. It is home to Cricketer…Continue Reading

24/05/2013 – CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD : Travel to Las Vegas

CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD : Travel to Las Vegas  By Dawne B Twitter: @dawneb007 £1 = $1.56 (US Dollars) Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for gambling, shopping, and fine dining. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its consolidated casino–hotels, i.e. many,…Continue Reading

27/06/2013 – CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD – Vancouver, Canada

CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD :  Vancouver, Canada By Dawne B Twitter: @dawneb007 £1 = $1.59 Canadian Dollar (CAD) Even though it was a very busy and long flight, touching down in Vancouver I was filled with an air of excitement, partly because it was my first visit but also largely due to a fab crew in particular…Continue Reading

Gman’s Travel Log – Rome

Five Go Mad In Rome I’m not sure if you have ever been to a city built on seven hills however this was my second time and if you ever plan to come here, let me give you some advice; get yourself a pair of Superga’s (ankle boot type that look good) or a very…Continue Reading

14/05/2013 – CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD: Narita, JAPAN

CREDIT CRUNCH ABROAD: Narita, JAPAN By Dawne B Twitter: @dawneb007 Japanese Yen ¥125.38 = 80p The vast majority of Narita’s visitors are there for one reason only: Narita Airport, Tokyo’s international gateway. But don’t be fooled by that, the town has a certain attraction with lots of quaint winding old streets lined with old wooden shops.…Continue Reading

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