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…

Continue reading →

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…

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…

Continue reading →

Jersey

Britain. Tour to the island of Jersey

If you talk about what is good island of Jersey, it is best to start not with what it is, and with what is not here. There is no unemployment, value added tax, mass rallies, drunks on the streets, political parties, car thieves… “Where would they steal them?”– asks a rhetorical question guide named Hughes. And clarifies: “it Is true that the machines from the island disappear. But it is not the thieves who are to blame, but the sea and the unlucky tourists who Park their cars near the water, not knowing that during the tides its level rises here to fourteen meters compared to the level of the tides.” So the missing cars aren’t stolen by hijackers, they’re stolen by the sea. 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…

...

Britain. Greenwich for all
The trouble with many visitors to London is that, having crushed each other's feet in the Tate gallery, at Westminster and big Ben, they imagine that they have already seen…

...

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…

...

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…

...

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…

...