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United Kingdom Vacations, Tourism and Travel

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If you are calling the British Island “England”, you’re already wrong.  England is only a part of Great Britain.  Great Britain is meant by the union, established in 1707, between Scotland, England, and Wales.  United Kingdom is the proper name for the union between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Highlights of “The Isle” are the historic monuments, ahead of all the legendary “Stonehenge”; it is a site of geometric stone circles, approximately 4000 years old.  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 Newcastle-on-Tyne. “King ... [more]

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United Kingdom - Notes on the British.

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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 ]

An Ominous Meeting

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Our confidence was high thanks the ease of the path which showed itself clear... [more ]

The Drive to Scaffle Pike

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I took over the driving from here and I have to say that I lucked in with the... [more ]

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Top Rated Hotels

1. 190 The Gore
London
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2. The Lanesborough, A St. Regis Hotel
London
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3. The Stafford
London
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Top Rated Attractions

1. The London Eye
London
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2. Portobello Road Market
London
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3. Camden Market
London
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Top Rated Restaurants

1. Wagamama
London
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2. YO! Sushi
London
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3. The Living Room
London
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Top Rated Hostels

1. St. Christopher’s Village
London
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2. Budget Backpackers Hostel
Edinburgh
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3. St Christopher's Inn
Edinburgh
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Top Rated Camping Sites

1. Porthtowan Tourist Park
Truro
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2. Broadway House
Cheddar
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Top Rated Bars

1. Font Bar
Manchester
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2. Cord
Manchester
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3. The Last Drop
Edinburgh
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Top Rated Clubs

1. Salsa!
London
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2. The Electric Ballroom
London
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3. Crash
London
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