South Western Railway rip off customers by charging premium for First Class tube travel


I travel from Farnborugh main to Waterloo reasonably regularly, and it works out cheaper for me to buy monthly season tickets, with a Travel Card (allowing travel on the underground and busses) I was recently looking at how much extra a First Class season ticket would be than Standard Class. Turns out, South Western Railway are charging a premium – for the Travel Card portion of the First...

Online hotel booking sites & credit card reservations – beware!


Recently, I was working on a project with a similar business model to hotel booking websites such as and The customer reserves a “room” from a third party. The customer pays at the hotel. Failure to show, results in customers card being charged. I was intrigued about how the others got this process to work, and naturally went about finding out, and doing...

Drink Prices In Stockholm


Now, everybody knows that drinks are pricey in Stockholm… but what does an “average” drink cost? Well…. depends where you are: GK (Göta Källare) which is in Södermalm (in Medborgarplasten metro station) has an event called 360 on a Friday night. The age limit is 20 according to the door staff, however some people I was talking to in the club were 18/19 They seemed to have...