Pub culture in England
In the long wanderings around London you will visit a crazy thought in the spirit of the heroes of Woodhouse, looking like this: "And it would be nice to mix…

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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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Education in Europe: great Britain, Ireland, Malta
Great Britain (London, Oxford, Lowestoft, Edinburgh), Ireland (Dublin), Malta (St. Julian's) - this is not a complete list of countries where children and adolescents are sent as part of summer…

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France

Odiham Castle and its role in history

King John of the Landless is believed to have stayed at this 13th-century castle before setting off to sign the Magna Carta. Odiham Castle, or King John’s Castle, as the locals call him, is a medieval castle built in the 13th century. The ruins of an octagonal fortress – one of the three fortresses built by the king during his reign, now stand next to the newly built Basingstoke Canal. Continue reading

5 things that do not need to go to London

London is the capital of the Great Britain – this phrase is familiar to everyone who has studied English. It is not entirely correct, since Great Britain is the name of the islands on which the United Kingdom is located. It consists of four parts-countries, and each has its own capital: Scotland has Edinburgh, Wales has Cardiff, Northern Ireland has Belfast and, finally, England has London. Neither the famous eternal fogs and rains, nor the gloomy sky, nor the high prices, nor the difficulty in obtaining a British visa does not prevent London from being one of the most popular travel destinations for tourists from all over the world. Actress Daria Pogodina tried to benefit from this popularity and found out how the British capital is different from other European cities. Continue reading

Piccadilly Circus Square in London
Circus Square is a lively square in the heart of London. It is known for its nineteenth-century fountain and neon signs that turned the square into a miniature version of…

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Irish Heavenly Garden at Crater
At first glance, this place looks very strange, although at a second glance too ... A giant large-scale landscape monument called the Irish Sky Garden in Crater was created by…

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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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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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Goodwin Sands Shipwrecks
At 10 kilometers off the coast of East Kent in England is one of the most dangerous sand banks in the UK. The Goodwin Sands are located in the middle…

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