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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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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The Birthplace Of Shakespeare
The area, which is called the birthplace of Shakespeare, is located between London and Birmingham, 150 km from the British capital. This area, including the hometown of Shakespeare Stratford-on-Avon, Warwick…

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English dish

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

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 fiction, a legend and a fairy tale. Nevertheless, there is definitely a refuge in this legendary park.

History of Sherwood Forest
Currently, the famous Sherwood Forest is a national reserve located near Klimston, Nottinghamshire, England. Continue reading

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 almost every London quarter.

In Covent garden, in Central London, it has been Sizzling and bubbling for more than 130 years, because for more than 130 years this place has been preparing the most popular English dish – fish & chips – fried fish with French fries.

Rock and Sole Plaice-which sounds like a “safe and soulful place” but is spelled “burbot and flounder” – is now the oldest place to sell fish & chips in London. The current host, Ismet Hassan, hailing from the Turkish honor of Cyprus, proudly States that “this is the main English traditional food: cod, haddock or flounder with the best fried potatoes! Much better than any artificial products that are now used in cooking!” Continue reading

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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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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Learning English in England
Knowledge of English is very much appreciated now. A person with knowledge of English is much easier to get in life and find a good job. Only now it is…

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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,…

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Learning English in England
Knowledge of English is very much appreciated now. A person with knowledge of English is much easier to get in life and find a good job. Only now it is…

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