The Blue Morning Express: Rage on the Daily Commute

Ekaterina Botziou | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ekaterina Botziou

The dreaded morning commute; a rite of passage for many who enter the depressingly strict, robotic routine of the working world. Every morning I gather my spirits off the floor and join the throng of morbidly morose, facially vacuous beings who keep the world's economic clock ticking.

Stopping the Complaining Habit

Amisha Bhavsar | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amisha Bhavsar

When it's too hot, we complain, too wet, we complain, too cold, we complain, too windy, we complain. Complain, Complain, Complain... We complain about the weather, life, health, people... We all do it. Complaining comes quite naturally to us, doesn't it? Sometimes we don't even realise we're doing it.

No One Talks Anymore

Carina Maggar | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech
Carina Maggar

Recent research shows that our phones are proven to be affecting the way we talk, think, have sex, eat and even go to the loo. We have become slaves to technology, only this time, our hands are handcuffed to our phones. Those red circular icons on our home screens have become our very own version of a newborn baby crying out for attention.

Uber Havoc

Max De Lucia | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Tech
Max De Lucia

I'm all for technology and for products that make the world a better place. But for the time being, I don't think Uber are quite there and I'm going to keep my business with the people who do it best. As a little aside - Addison Lee got involved with the cab conversation on Twitter and sent this message.

Everyday Exercise

Siobhan Starrs | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Siobhan Starrs

Do you walk for 15 minutes a day? Researchers in Taiwan found that 15 minutes per day, or 90 minutes per week of moderate exercise, like brisk walking, can add up to three years to your lifespan, according to in a study published in the Lancet in 2011.

Best Apps To Transform Your Work Commute

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If your work day contains a lengthy commute, it's easy to fall into the zombie trap. Ground down by routine, delays and tiredness, we sink into seats ...

London Tube Strike: How To Complete Your Journey Without Killing Your Fellow Commuter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

So you woke up hours early due to the tube strike, still didn't manage to get a seat on the bus, and when you did, you got shoved in the shoulder. ...

The Silence of the 'Lambs'

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tarun Sakhrani

The realization of how dreary it actually is hits me as I step off the train at the Canary Wharf station. Hordes of people pile out of the train at that one stop, as if guided by a singular force or command. Still no smile!

Students Spending 'Millions' Commuting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students are travelling more than most commuters to get to university and spending 'millions' on transport as rising house prices push them further an...

The Perils of the London Bus Commute

Danielle Warren | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Warren

Getting on a bus in Doncaster was always painful, but that was largely due to the fourteen year olds shouting from the back seat of the bus and scaring me to ever venture past the seats for the elderly or disabled. There are much bigger worries for the London bus traveller...

Commute Smart Means Work Smart

Ray McGroarty | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ray McGroarty

Nobody likes being stuck in traffic, but whilst for the majority of us it's just an annoying part of our everyday life, for businesses this is a far more serious issue.

Stage Your Own Derren Brown's Apocalypse

Toby Earle | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Toby Earle

Commuting; it's disgusting. Aboard a morning rush hour train you become more acquainted with a neighbour's elbow than its owner, are forced to listen to shrill one-sided perspectives of personal crises, and are forced into positions yogis only achieve after years of spine-worrying atop a mountain.

Where to Meet Your Next Lover: The Daily Commute

The Guyliner | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Sympathy eyes are an unspoken sign between two commuters that a third commuter is getting on their tits. Don't forget, from tiny acorns of simmering, shared hate, mighty oaks of frenetic sex in rail station toilets grow.

Olympic Train Travel Misery As Cable Thieves Strike

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK

Cable thieves has left Olympic travellers and commuters stranded for up to 90 minutes on the eve of the Games, as they headed for London on First Capi...

Baldrick's Cunning Plan For The Commute

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Blackadder star Tony Robinson has come up with a cunning plan to make the morning commute more bearable. The actor and presenter has teamed up with...

The Evolution of Poker - From Table to Mobile App...

Victoria Coren | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Coren

My, how hard it used to be to find a game of poker. You could call round all your friends to see who was available - but you needed a large pool of friends who knew how to play the game, and enough of them free on the right night. Even if you managed that, you were stuck with the awkwardness of taking your friends' money.

The Pigeon Commute: My Time at the LSE

Sammy Sultan | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sammy Sultan

My walk to Bond Street station forces me to cut across Oxford Street - an experience far more polluted than the Inca Trail, in every sense. Even in the early hours this street is brimming with ruthless people, who will knock the idle tourist to the ground if they linger.

Fares Are Mean And Weather's Foul: Travel Chaos Greets Commuters

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

Commuters faced a grim start to the new year, as the first full working day of 2012 was marked by fare rises, union protests, driving rain and stormy ...

London Underground Hell in a Nutshell: Don't Look at Me, Don't Touch Me and Definitely Don't Push Me

Olivia Rose | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK
Olivia Rose

I commute to work every day, making me officially just one of the approximately 2.95 million people a day who use the Tube. No wonder the entire London Underground is, at all times, covered in a thick layer of skank. 

Is Your Daily Commute Making You Ill?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Commuter rage could be damaging your health, according to new research. Swedish scientists have discovered that those who travel to work by car or pub...

Those Calling for Quiet Tube Carriages Need to Quieten Down

Lauren Davidson | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Davidson

All the commuting community needs is a bit of self-awareness and courtesy. Music is a pleasure. Don't make it a pain for everyone else.

How To Take The Stress Out Of Your Daily Commute

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 22.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Despite spending less time travelling to work and back, women are more likely to suffer stress from their daily commute, a new survey suggests. The...

Commuter Top Trumps

Aaron Downey | Posted 25.09.2011 | UK Comedy
Aaron Downey

It's undeniably survival of the fittest when a train pulls up with three empty seats on it, but it's quite amusing seeing the personalities some people develop when travelling to work.