United Kingdom - Travel Guide
If you are calling the
Highlights of “The Isle” are the historic monuments, ahead of all the legendary “
From Roman times stem the remains of the Hadrian Wall. It used to be 73 miles long and ran from Solway Firth all the way to
“King Arthur’s Castle” in Tintagel, on the northern coast of
Altogether, many castles from Norman times remain and are well worth visiting. The most interesting is the well preserved
The University City Oxford should definitely be visited. It was built during the 12th century and life there is accordingly dignified. One can explore churches, monasteries, picturesque courtyards, tiny streets, and comfortable, old tea-shops.
William Shakespeare’s birth home in
Admiral Lord Nelson is a national hero since his victory against the French and Spanish fleets. His ship, the “H.M.S. Victory” may be toured in the
If you would like to take a peek into the medieval past of the “Cinque Ports”, you should take a walk along the romantic
The “big toe” of
The most popular travel destination of
Known from movies such as “James Bond” is the picturesque village
Those in the mood for impressive scenery should follow the rugged North Irish cliffs of Antrim; this route will pass picturesque villages and countless sandy beaches – all the way to the “
United Kingdom - Notes on the British.
If you're thinking about visiting the UK, I'd like to examine some of the old clichés to help you make up your mind.
1) The British are uptight and rigid. False. In fact, the British are some of the most open minded people in the world, with a vast swathe of foreign influences embraced into the mainstream and a liberal media which has an almost no-holds barred approach to what they'll show. "No sex, please, we're British" is an antiquated notion, long since abandoned. The British have an eyes-open approach to sex, although pornography is still tightly controlled, and are quite happy talking about it - at some length!
2) The British are reserved. True. An overpopulated... [more]
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