The History Of Wales
Wales is described as one of the oldest countries in the world where there is evidence of human habitation up to 200,000 years old. European Celts, who arrived in Wales…

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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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Tour of the London underground
"Ladies and gentlemen," announces the driver of the train, standing at one of the stations of the Central line, " sorry for the delay, but in front of us has…

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Culture

Learning English in England

Knowledge of English is very much appreciated now. A person with knowledge of English is much easier to get in life and find a good job. Only now it is difficult to learn English in Ukraine. We learn in school, and in institutions then, as we leave, and really can’t communicate. And not surprisingly, we do not teach the spoken language, and to hear it spoken us English language anywhere. So, if you want to quickly and efficiently learn a language, you need to go where it is spoken. It is difficult not to learn the language in an environment in which you have to communicate in it, because your native language is not known here. Continue reading

Welsh Culture. The Traditions Of Wales. Welsh Cuisine

Eisteddfod is purely a Welsh invention, which gives all travelers a mystical experience. The word Eisteddfod means “meeting of the bards”, and traditionally Eisteddfod was a competition associated with the poetry and music. Eisteddfod the first was held in 1176. However, the popularity of these events fell after the XVII century, when they began to cause rage among strict nonconformist Protestants. In 1860, to resume the old tradition was established by the National Society Eisteddfod, and currently three major Eisteddfod and several local and regional scale. Another heritage of Welsh culture, leading traditions from the mining communities of South Wales, are male choirs. The choirs are based on Methodism, and their repertoire is rich in hymns and other solemn works. Over time, the structure of choirs is changing – now you can see both foreigners and – paradoxically – women in their compositions. Continue reading

Needles Isle of Wight
Needles on the Isle of Wight is an impressive limestone geological formation located in the western part of the Isle of Wight, England. Three rocks pointed at the top lined…

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The Birthplace Of Shakespeare
The area, which is called the birthplace of Shakespeare, is located between London and Birmingham, 150 km from the British capital. This area, including the hometown of Shakespeare Stratford-on-Avon, Warwick…

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Stonehenge: mysteries, hypotheses, and legends
Among the hundreds of stone structures inherited by the British from their forefathers, Stonehenge (literally — "hanging stone") occupies a special place. The giant size (the weight of some blocks…

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10 interesting facts about the Isle of Man
Everyone knows about Britain and Ireland, but relatively few know about the Isle of Man between the two giants. Despite its small size, the island has a unique and diverse…

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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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