Universities in the UK. Oxford... Cambridge... And number three.…
Can you name the three oldest universities in Britain? Well, the first two are clear -- Oxford and Cambridge, everybody knows that. And the third? First clue: it is not…

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Halsends is a village that dissolved into the sea
The coast of Great Britain is slowly but systematically absorbed by the sea. These processes lasted for decades, but there are exceptions. In the case of the Halsends village, everything…

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Haunted hotels in England
A creaking door, the fading candle and mystical shadows in the hallway. All this is included in the set of additional services in some hotels in England on Halloween. A…

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Skyscraper Mary Ex. London cucumber

The Mary Eix skyscraper, better known as the London Cucumber, is one of the most attractive buildings in London and stands out against the backdrop of the city skyline. Mary X is one of several modern buildings that were built over the years in the historic district of London.

The construction of the skyscraper was financed by the insurance company Swiss Re. The 41-storey skyscraper was built in 2004 according to the modern glass and steel design of the architectural firm Foster and Partners. Continue reading

Universities in the UK. Oxford… Cambridge… And number three.…

Can you name the three oldest universities in Britain? Well, the first two are clear — Oxford and Cambridge, everybody knows that. And the third? First clue: it is not located in England. Second: it was founded in 1412. And the third: it is there now receives higher education heir to the British throne Prince William, son of the late Princess Diana and Prince Charles.
However, we will not darken. We are talking about the University of St. Andrews. St. Andrews is a small old town on the East coast of Scotland. Today it is famous primarily for the University, and even Golf courses, which were played here at the beginning of the XV century and which is from here later spread throughout Britain and around the world. Continue reading

Marble Arch London
Received an honorable place in front of Buckingham Palace, but later transferred to Hyde Park, the marble arch of London was modeled after the example of one of the most…

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The picturesque Arch Durdle-Dor
Speaking of the Jurassic coast, it is worth mentioning such a picturesque place as Durdle-Dore. This natural limestone arch is a popular tourist attraction on the English Channel coast in…

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London tour is cheap. It's real!
Review No. 1. London was pleasantly surprised at the airport: all the terminals of the British capital are connected to the suburban train stations, so you can get to the…

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The picturesque Arch Durdle-Dor
Speaking of the Jurassic coast, it is worth mentioning such a picturesque place as Durdle-Dore. This natural limestone arch is a popular tourist attraction on the English Channel coast in…

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Christmas in England: traditions and secrets
Christmas in England loomed in October, when most of them sat at home at the table and, sticking out the tip of his tongue, with the most serious look wrote…

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