Blog Posts - Olympic Park

A Day Out at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park The 2012 London Olympics may now seem a distant memory but the legacy lives on at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  We popped down recently for a day out and were pleasantly surprised with the range of activities av...
by Top days out in the UK on Jul 10, 2016

Olympic Park Orbit Slide Ready To Go!

Olympic Park Orbit Slide Built as a viewing tower for the 2012 London Olympics, it was said at the time that the ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower looked like a giant helter skelter and now they’ve gone and done it for real!  When completed the Orbit...
by Top days out in the UK on May 6, 2016

Travel guide to Atlanta

Whether you've got a few hours or days, stay and play your way with these fun things to do in Atlanta! Atlanta offers tons of fun for families, business professionals and everyone in between. There are so many things to do in Atlanta - from family fr...
by Journal Edge on Mar 16, 2016

Places to shop in London

Napoleon called England a nation of shopkeepers, and London proves him right. From huge malls to small, family-run shops, traditional markets to modern department stores; shopping in London has endless possibilities. The post Places to shop in London...
by eTravelTrips on Oct 16, 2015

Australia: Sydney to Host Netball World Cup

16 national teams will compete in the Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, in August 2015...
by Accidental TravelWriter on Jul 15, 2015

Eating highlights – Jun15

Yum cha, baked beans and tacos are some of my favourite eats for June.
by vegeTARAian on Jun 30, 2015

Eating highlights – Jun15

Yum cha, baked beans and tacos are some of my favourite eats for June.
by vegeTARAian on Jun 30, 2015

Alternative London Attractions For Those On A Budget

1. Westminster Abbey; Opt for Evensong Avoid steep entrance charges for Westminster Abbey & attend Evensong for FREE.  Whilst this is a religious service rather than a sightseeing option, it does give you a chance to experience Westminster Abbey...
by Top days out in the UK on Jun 30, 2015

The Georgia Aquarium and Downtown Atlanta

The opening of the Georgia Aquarium elicited such excitement and intrigue as the new one in Atlanta did in 2006. The $250 million (£162 million) gift of Bernard Marcus to the city where his company, Home Depot, began, it is the world’s largest aq...
by eTravelTrips on Mar 6, 2015

Reasons for going to Montreal

There are plenty of reasons one might want to go to Montreal. For instance, there is some wonderful history. For another reason, it is home to some beautiful landscape. Lastly, it is a picturesque... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Travel on Feb 26, 2015

Australia: Top Tennis Players to Go Head to Head in Sydney

The best men's and women's tennis players in the world go head to head at Apia International Sydney 2015 from 11 to 17 January. For the first time: Legends to be held in Sydney!
by Accidental TravelWriter on Jan 6, 2015

Kids In The Park swivel into spring

  Sydney Olympic Park’s much-loved Kids in the Park school holidays program is back this weekend and will be in full-bloom with activities on every day of the school holidays from 20 September – 06 October (inclusive).   The action-pack...
by Cyber Chatter on Sep 18, 2014

Atlanta a charming southern city

Atlanta, Georgia's character has evolved from a mix of peoples: transplanted Northerners and those from elsewhere account for more than half the population and have undeniably affected the mood and character of the city. Continue reading → The...
by eTravelTrips on Aug 22, 2014

Boo-yah Waratahs

Congratulations to the NSW Waratahs on their first ever Super Rugby final win on Saturday night. We were there cheering on the home side as our client Sydney Olympic Park hosted more than 60,000 Waratahs and Crusaders fans in what proved to be anothe...
by Cyber Chatter on Aug 3, 2014

My Sunday Photo

We visited the Olympic Park yesterday, there is so much to do and see, one of the things that we done was try and see if we could jump further than Greg Rutherford did in London 2012. This is painted on the floor just in front of the stadium.
by mumofthreeboys on Jun 15, 2014

Exploring The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Two years ago the Olympics hit London and what a Summer it was! Living so close to the Olympic park meant that we felt that we were among all of the action and even got to watch a couple of the events. As I walked through the Olympic park back then I...
by mumofthreeboys on May 31, 2014

A fun day out on the Olympic Park art tour

The Olympic Park in east London is really called the Queen Elizabeth Park as the area moves on from the Olympics  but I'm sure most people, including me,  will carry on calling it the Olympic Park as it holds such happy memories of the Lond...

They keep sending me to Barcelona!

My school is nice, I was sent to Barcelona for professional development. Ana joined me a week later. During my time away from the wife I got to do all sorts of fun stuff like explore galleries, museums, book stores, parks, watch a punk rock show, etc...
by Camels and Tacos on Apr 10, 2014

Coldest Place In The World

Is Calgary the coldest place in the world? Yes. Yes it is indeed. At least it was on December the 6th 2013. Siberia is a toasty paradise — if you live in Calgary (on the 6th of December 2013) It is now official that on this Frosty Friday the provin...

The Most Ambitious Public Planting Ever?

London's Olympic Park brings together three of the most innovative plantsmen in the world.  Will the results live up to the hype?Not since the Victorian era--at the height of the British empire--has a park been created with as much ambition...
by green garden on Dec 8, 2013

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