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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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…

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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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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

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…

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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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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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England Attractions
In this compilation, I decided to summarize all of our most popular materials on England. Here I will tell about the most famous sights of this country, naturally, with reference…

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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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