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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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…

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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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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

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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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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Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol
Clifton Suspension Bridge is one of the most beautiful engineering structures in the world. It is located in the suburb of Bristol, UK. The bridge spans the Avon Gorge and…

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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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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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