Day 6: First Transpennine, Virgin EC, Eurostar and TGV from Sheffield to Marseille

In a blink of an eye, it was time to leave the UK. Though it has technically been 7 days, I spent most of my time travelling around instead, so it feels pretty quick. I guess this is a preview of how this journey will unfold quickly since most of the travelling is similar to … Continue reading Day 6: First Transpennine, Virgin EC, Eurostar and TGV from Sheffield to Marseille

Day 5: Virgin Trains East Coast & Northern Rail from London to Sheffield

Luckily for me, I found a cheap fare back to Sheffield on the train, though with a weird transfer, so I did actually manage to make a London to Sheffield journey by rail on this trip. The train departs from King's Cross, one of 18 stations under the "London Terminals" cluster. Make sure you take … Continue reading Day 5: Virgin Trains East Coast & Northern Rail from London to Sheffield

Day 5: National Express from Sheffield to London

I booked my National Express tickets in London, after submitting my Belarus visa application, so the fares are not as cheap as they could be. Nevertheless, it was still the cheapest way back to London. National Express departs conveniently from Sheffield Interchange just 3 minutes away from the railway station, as compared to Meadowhall which is … Continue reading Day 5: National Express from Sheffield to London

Day 0: Garuda Indonesia GA86 from Singapore to London by Boeing 777-300ER

From London to Singapore in 40 Days has finally begun! Planning for this trip only started about 2 months before, so it felt a little rushed when I departed. I flew Garuda Indonesia* for my flight to London, and since I was sort of flexible with my exact travel date, my one-way fare costs only SGD450.10, … Continue reading Day 0: Garuda Indonesia GA86 from Singapore to London by Boeing 777-300ER