England Attractions
In this compilation, I decided to summarize all of our most popular materials on England. Here I will tell about the most famous sights of this country, naturally, with reference…

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National Gallery. The most important London museum
The National Gallery is one of the most important London museums. Here is an impressive collection of paintings, covering the period from 1260 to 1900 with the works of almost…

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National Gallery. The most important London museum
The National Gallery is one of the most important London museums. Here is an impressive collection of paintings, covering the period from 1260 to 1900 with the works of almost…

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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

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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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…

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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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Sherwood Forest and the Oldest Oaks of Europe
Speaking of Sherwood Forest, Robin Hood comes to mind as the first association. It is difficult to say whether such a person existed in reality, or is it just a…

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Britain. London cuisine: all about fish & chips
You know how Sizzling and shkvorchit oil, when he is throwing are covered in the test fish? Most likely, Yes. If not, you can get acquainted with this sound in…

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