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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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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Cromarty Firth Oil Platform Cemetery

In the remote harbor in the north of Scotland, between two steep promontories are dozens of old oil platforms. They have been idle for several decades, quietly waiting for the hour when the drilling of offshore oil will again become profitable.

Cromarty Firth Port Authority (CFPA) was founded in 1972 as a dry dock for the repair and assembly of oil platforms operating in the North Sea. This region covers the shallow waters of Great Britain, Norway, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands, being one of the most active coastal drilling zones in the world. Once, hundreds of drilling platforms could be observed here, but these times are over. Continue reading

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 Dorset. Such unusual gates appeared as a result of the natural effects of waves on limestone rocks. I suggest you enjoy the pictures of stunning landscapes surrounding the arch. Continue reading

Rest in England with a glass of wine. English wine – exotic product

Today we will talk about alcoholic beverages. Nice subject, isn’t it? I myself love, a sinful deed… But not keen. I advise you. Recently invited to the feast “Beaujolais Nouveau” – the traditional day of the first opening of bottles of French wine “Beaujolais” new harvest – but I did not go. To be honest: first of all, because I do not really like Beaujolais. Very average, in my opinion, the wine is too expensive for wines of this level, which became popular only thanks to the brilliant marketing strategy. Continue reading

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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A four-day tour of London. Blitz tour!
Tour to London: four days in London! British visa allows you to stay in the country for six months, but nothing can be done — in the schedule of my…

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Skyscraper Mary Ex. London cucumber
The Mary Eix skyscraper, better known as the London Cucumber, is one of the most attractive buildings in London and stands out against the backdrop of the city skyline. Mary…

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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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history of Scotland
Scotland was originally inhabited by people engaged in hunting and gathering, who came from England, Ireland and Europe about 6000 years ago. They brought the Neolithic era with them to…

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