Castles of England. History in Architecture
The castles of England are not just architectural masterpieces, but also the embodiment of the traditions and history of this country. Here the most famous Englishmen, members of the royal…

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The Garden of Space Speculations in Scotland
The garden of cosmic speculation in Scotland ranks first among the most unusual gardens in the world. It was created by American landscape architect Charles Alexander Jenks in 1989 in…

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London tour is cheap. It's real!
Review No. 1. London was pleasantly surprised at the airport: all the terminals of the British capital are connected to the suburban train stations, so you can get to the…

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Cayman Brac

The thinnest viewing tower i360 opened in Brighton

A brilliant glass and metal observation tower with a donut-shaped observation platform grew up on the horizon of the seaside city of Brighton in England. The official opening of the world’s thinnest observation tower took place quite recently.

Called “vertical pier” tower has the official name of The British Airways i360, or just i360. Its height is 162 meters, and the width is only 3.8 meters. The observation platform also functions as an elevator, raising up to 200 passengers to the top, where they can enjoy stunning views of the city and the English Channel. All this makes the i360 the world’s highest moving observation tower, as well as the highest construction of Sussex. Continue reading

Attractions In The Cayman Islands

Immersed in the tropical greenery of the Cayman Islands, famous for its excellent climate, is recognized as one of the world’s best places for recreation and scuba diving, yachting and surfing. There is virtually no crime in the Cayman Islands. Wonderful beaches, modern entertainment industry, developed infrastructure, low taxes and political stability are the main motives for recreation here, as well as for the purchase of real estate or financial transactions. Built from coral blocks, the walls of picturesque local towns and numerous villas, the year-round warm and clear water, and the modest flow of “organized tourists” make the Caymans one of the best holiday destinations in the Caribbean. Continue reading

National parks and reserves in the Cayman Islands

Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park lies halfway between the Eastern edge of North Sound and the East coast of Grand Cayman, about 20 minutes ‘ walk from Georgetown. The Park is built among the spurs of low hills in the area of charming “light” landscape, and contains about 300 species of trees and shrubs peculiar to these Islands. The Park is famous for its orchids (bloom from may to June), iguanas (which are, for obvious reasons, often called “elusive”, and which can be seen infrequently), as well as parrots and other birds. The nearby mastic Trail passes through the old picturesque forest, which once supplied the early settlers with wood and resin, and is now carefully guarded. 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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Dark Alley - the quaint tunnel of Ireland
Dark Alley - a popular natural landmark of Ireland, known far beyond its borders. Freakish trees grow near the village of Armoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tunnel is…

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The Rock of Gibraltar - Pillar of Hercules
The Rock of Gibraltar is a geology miracle located on the British territory of Gibraltar, on the Iberian Peninsula. This magnificent monolith is owned by the United Kingdom, located on…

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Castles of England. History in Architecture
The castles of England are not just architectural masterpieces, but also the embodiment of the traditions and history of this country. Here the most famous Englishmen, members of the royal…

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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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