One Hundred Miles on a Bicycle in 1869

In these days of velocipede wonders the following excursion may be considered the greatest feat yet accomplished. On Thursday morning last Mr. G. R. Noble, of Thirlby House, Woodford-bridge, mounted on one of Charles P. Button’s Improved bicycles, and, accompanied by Mr. H. E. Kaye, also of Woodford, started from the latter place at half-pastContinue reading “One Hundred Miles on a Bicycle in 1869”

Cycling with the Pennells

American writer and cycle “touring wheel-woman” Elizabeth Robins Pennell lived in London during the late 19th Century and, with her husband, was a pioneer in the art of writing bicycle travel books. Born into a prosperous banking family, her grandfather was a trustee of the First Pennsylvania Bank and president of the Philadelphia Bank whilstContinue reading “Cycling with the Pennells”

Welcome to the Zuki Magazine Theme

Zuki is a modern, flexible WordPress Magazine theme by Elmastudio. You can feature your posts on the custom front page in multiple widget areas and with a wide range of Recent Post widgets that can be filtered by categories. Next to the custom front page Zuki also comes with a beautiful default blog layout withContinue reading “Welcome to the Zuki Magazine Theme”

My New Owl Stamps

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Book Review: Hello Sandwich Tokyo Travel Guide

When we traveled to Japan last year our first stop was Tokyo. Since we were dreaming about visiting Japan for years, we were so exited and started to search for good travel recommendation or guide books. We stumbled over a recommendation for the little self-made “Tokyo Guide” by Hello Sandwich somewhere online rather accidentally. OfContinue reading “Book Review: Hello Sandwich Tokyo Travel Guide”

New Zealand Beaches

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