Erk’s 2011 Europe Tour

On this page, you will find all the information that you need to follow Erk in his adventure across Asia & Europe in 2011.

 

Travel Plan

This section gives you a guide to Erk’s location.

 

Current location: HOME!

 

Origin

Date

Destination

Date

Transport Mode

Flight/Trip Number

Company

Sydney , Australia 06 July 2011 Tokyo, Japan 07 July 2011 Plane QF21 QANTAS
Tokyo, Japan 07 July 2011 13 July 2011
Tokyo, Japan 13 July 2011 Amsterdam, The Netherlands 13 July 2011 Plane KLM 862 KLM
Amsterdam, The Netherlands 13 July 2011 18 July 2011
Brussels, Belgium 14 July 2011 14 July 2011 Train Thalys
Frankfurt, Germany 16 July 2011 16 July 2011 Train ICE International & NS Hispeed
Amsterdam, The Netherlands 18 July 2011 Stockholm, Sweden 18  July 2011 Plane SK1556 Scandinavian
Stockholm, Sweden 18 July 2011 25 July 2011
Oslo, Norway 20 July 2011 20 July 2011 Plane Norwegian
Stockholm, Sweden 25 July 2011 Helsinki, Finland 26 July 2011 Ferry MS Mariella Viking Line
Helsinki, Finland 26 July 2011 27 July 2011
Helsinki, Finland 27 July 2011 Copenhagen, Denmark 27 July 2011 Plane DY 3161 Norwegian
Copenhagen, Denmark 27 July 2011 31 July 2011
Copenhagen, Denmark 31 July 2011 Berlin, Germany 31 July 2011 Plane EZY 4458 Ezyjet
Berlin, Germany 31 July 2011 04 August 2011
Berlin, Germany 04 August 2011 Budapest, Hungary 04 August 2011 Plane EZY 4627 Ezyjet
Budapest & Erk, Hungary 04 August 2011 07 August 2011
Budapest, Hungary 07 August 2011 Madrid, Spain 07 August 2011 Plane w6 2371 Wizz Air
Madrid, Spain 07 August 2011 14 August 2011
Porto, Portugal 13 August 2011 13 August 2011 Plane TAP 701/708 TAP Portugal
Madrid, Spain 14 August 2011 Paris, France 14 August 2011 Plane EZY 3908 Ezyjet
Paris, France 14 August 2011 18 August 2011
Lisbon, Portugal 17 August 2011 17 August 2011 Plane AF 1024/1925 Air France
Paris, France 18 August 2011 London, England 18 August 2011 Train 9031 Eurostar
London 18 August 2011 25 August 2011
London 25 August 2011 Sheffield 25 August 2011 Train East Midlands Trains
Sheffield 25 August 2011 27 August 2011
Sheffield 27 August 2011 Edinburgh, Scotland 27 August 2011 Train Cross Country Trains
Edinburgh, Scotland 27 August 2011 30 August 2011
Edinburgh, Scotland 30 August 2011 Glasgow, Scotland 30 August 2011 Train Scotrail
Glasgow, Scotland 30 August 2011 01 September 2011
Glasgow, Scotland 01 September 2011 Liverpool, England 01 September 2011 Train Virgin Trains
Liverpool, England 01 September 2011 07 September 2011
Liverpool, England 04 September 2011 Dublin, Ireland 04 September 2011 Plane Ryanair
Dublin, Ireland 04 September 2011 04 September 2011
Liverpool, England 07 September 2011 Oxford, England 07 September 2011 Train London Midland & Cross Country
Oxford, England 07 September 2011 08 September 2011
Oxford, England 08 September 2011 London, England 08 September 2011 Train First Great Western
London, England 08 September 2011 10 September 2011
London, England 10 September 2011 Stanstead Airport  via Dover, Maidstone (England), Cardiff (Wales) & Swindon (England) 12 September 2011 Hire car Europcar
Maidstone, England (Never The Bride Gig) 10 September 2011 11 September 2011
Cardiff, Wales 11 September 2011 12 September 2011
London, England 12 September 2011 Amsterdam, The Netherlands 12 September 2011  Plane Ezyjet
Amsterdam, The Netherlands 12 September 2011 13 September 2011
Amsterdam, The Netherlands 13 September 2011 Hong Kong, Hong Kong 14 September 2011 Plane KLM 889 KLM
Hong Kong, Hong Kong 14 September 2011 21 September 2011
Macau, Macau 20 September 2011 20 September 2011
Zhuhai, China 20 September 2011 20 September 2011
Hong Kong, Hong Kong 20 September 2011 Macau, Macau 20 September 2011 Helicopter Sky Shuttle
Macau, Macau 20 September 2011 Zhuhai, China 20 September 2011 Walk

Zhuhai, China 20 September 2011 Macau, Macau 20 September 2011 Walk
Macau, Macau 20 September 2011 Hong Kong, Hong Kong 20 September 2011 Ferry Turbojet
Hong Kong, Hong Kong 21 September 2011 Sydney, Australia 22 September 2011 Plane QF128 QANTAS

 

Podcast Plan

This section gives you a guide about Erk’s podcasting plans during the trip. Subscribe to the Channel Erk combined feed & you will not miss anything!

  • Sundays: Judy’s Blast FM. Pre-recorded in Australia prior to trip. Programs still available every Sunday
  • Mondays: Possible extra content
  • Tuesdays: Erk FM additional content as required
  • Wednesdays: Erk Pod. Recorded on location
  • Thursdays: A Moment In Time (until mid July)
  • Fridays: Erk FM. Pre-recorded in Australia prior to trip. Programs still available every Friday
  • Saturdays: Blast From The Past. Conversation between Erk (on location) & Judy (in Australia). Planned for release every Saturday

Events

Here is a list of events that are planned during the trip or gigs attended.

  • Bildovisfestival (page in Swedish) – Bildo, Sweden. Saturday 23 July 2011. A Swedish music festival including Vildirheart (who have featured on Erk FM).
  • Jordan Reyne – Erk’s first London gig was industrial/folk artist Jordan Reyne on 18 August.
  • ME – ME launched Like A Fox as their debut UK single on Erk’s birthday.
  • Never The Bride – Erk attended a Never The Bride Gig on September 10 in Maidstone & even got invited on stage!
  • Acoustic showcase “Get Out Of The Bedroom” – Liverpool, 06 September
  • Podcrawls – met up with various podcasters in Portugal & England
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Erk Pod episodes

These episodes of Erk Pod have been recorded during the trip.

Japan

  • Erk Pod 324: Japanese Border Security Starring Erk
  • Erk Pod 325: Japanese 101: Shinkansen (Fast Train), KFC (Hard To Find Chicken), Pepsi (Hard To Find Cola)
  • Erk Pod 326: #ErkQuake11

Europe/UK

Hong Kong, Macau & China

Erk FM: Extra content (Tuesdays)

These episodes of Erk FM have been recorded on location & released on Tuesdays. Regular episodes (pre-recorded before Erk left Australia) are available on Fridays.

Blast From The Past episodes

These episodes of Blast From The Past with Erk (overseas somewhere) & Judy (at home) have been recorded while Erk was away.

Appearances on other Podcasts

Erk has made appearances on other podcasts as well, mainly related to Erk FM.

  • Ourobouros episode 174 – Colin’s somewhat more explicit recordings from London Podcrawl including a lot more music than episode 180 of Erk FM (also recorded at Podcrawl).
  • The Bugcast episode 174 – Dave & Caroline host Erk live on a Friday night on episode 174 of The Bugcast. With a live audience & comfortable couches, who knows what might happen!

Photos

Erk has taken many photos of the trip. At the moment, they are largely uncaptioned in the one collection.
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