Age-old traditions of great Britain. Native English customs
There is no mask more mysterious than the open and friendly face of an Englishman. Having lived in England for more than four years, I already know them, of course,…

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The thinnest viewing tower i360 opened in Brighton
A brilliant glass and metal observation tower with a donut-shaped observation platform grew up on the horizon of the seaside city of Brighton in England. The official opening of 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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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

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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Rest in London: pubs and rock clubs of the British capital
Like compatriots to go to London. Probably tired of the myths about Paris as about a holiday that is always with you. In addition, for most of the graduates of…

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Cromarty Firth Oil Platform Cemetery
In the remote harbor in the north of Scotland, between two steep promontories are dozens of old oil platforms. They have been idle for several decades, quietly waiting for the…

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Scotland's Culture. Scotland Traditions. Scottish Cuisine
Historically, Scots have been underrepresented in British art and music, but they have nonetheless given the world a huge legacy in science, literature and philosophy. The Scots discovered logarithms, the…

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Attractions In The Cayman Islands
Immersed in the tropical greenery of the Cayman Islands, famous for its excellent climate, is recognized as one of the world's best places for recreation and scuba diving, yachting and…

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