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Great Restaurants in London

Restaurants in LondonLondon is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the World and therefore, as a result, has an abundance of fantastic restaurants. Whatever cuisine gets your taste buds flowing – you will be sure to find it in London. There are of course thousands of restaurants ranging from smalls cafes to the expensive and luxurious places that are quite literally ‘fit for a King’ so we have tried to aim this guide at some of those that offer great food at a reasonable price. Here are just eight suggestions: Continue reading

How to Plan a Perfect Golfing Holiday in the UK

The idea of a weekend or even a week away golfing can be very appealing but if it is not done correctly, without adequate planning then your dream holiday can turn into an expensive nightmare and quite frankly, that’s the last thing that anyone wants. When you are planning your golfing holiday you need to decide whether you wish to stay at just one course of play a variety of different courses within the same area.

 

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How To Speak British

How To Speak British

It is a well known fact that if you are traveling to England you’re going to have to learn to speak British. When you talk to an English person they will quickly explain to you that they will not speak English, but only Proper English. This is a British language term to mean British and, as you are about to learn, British and English – while sharing a common syntax, many of the same sounds and quite a bit of vocabulary – are completely separate languages. If you wish to take some English classes with a native British speaker before you travel check out skypeclasscom Continue reading

Things to do in Birmingham

Things to do in Birmingham

Birmingham is England’s second city and located right in the centre of the country with great road and rail links. The city is regarded as one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the United Kingdom with a diversity of cultures from Europe, Asia and Africa making the city what it has become today. Birmingham has so many things to do regardless of if you are visiting just for day or you live there so here are just 10 suggestions of things that you could visit whilst in the city. Continue reading

England Part 2

England Part 2

Buckingham PalaceLondon is one of the most exciting capitals in the world so if you’re on holiday in this fabulous city make sure to see the many famous landmarks. Many visitors head for Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s residence, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Tower Bridge and the London Eye. There are bus and coach tours to take you round London so you can get a taste of what London’s really like. The Tower of London is well worth seeing with its many interesting tales of the past, the Crown Jewels on display and the Yeoman Warders who tell interesting stories. St Paul’s Cathedral is another landmark that you shouldn’t miss out on. It was built in 604 AD and will surely take your breath away with its magnificent pillars, ancient tombs and amazing architecture. Continue reading

England Part 1

England Part 1

BrightonIf you’re looking for a popular resort to travel to in England, choose the seaside town of Brighton. Brighton is located on the south coast of England and has always been a firm favourite with the British Royalty.  There are plenty of things to do in this charming English town which is colourful, fun and has a laid back atmosphere. On a beautiful summer’s day there’s no better place to be than Brighton Beach. Relax topping up your tan on the beach before going for a swim or try the many water sports such as jet skiing, scuba diving, wave-boarding and snorkelling.  Take a stroll along the promenade enjoying an ice cream then head for Brighton Pier where you can order fish and chips in the Palm Court Fish Restaurant.

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3 Of The Most Picturesque Castles In England

3 Of The Most Picturesque Castles In England

If there’s one thing that England has in abundance it is sarcastic humor. If there’s two things, it’s sarcastic humor and boring food. But if there’s THREE things, then the third would have to be castles. In this era of peace and prosperity where we no longer have to worry about enemies pouring out of the woods with spears and bows castles no longer serve their utilitarian purpose of defensive housing. Continue reading

The Best Places To Die In England

The Best Places To Die In England

 

I’ve never been to England, which you should know from my last post, and so I am making my dream list of places in England to see. Join me on my fantasy quest as I wish to visit all the places I someday will, and please do suggest some I might not find otherwise! Continue reading

Roman Baths and Ancient England

Roman Baths and Ancient England

 

From List25.com: The Roman Baths give visitors the ability to still see how public bathing was done in the 19th century. Guests can check out the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman Bath House, and the other buildings on its street level however, the bath themselves are located below the modern street level. This area receives around 1 million visitors per year and was featured in the 2005 TV Program “Seven Natural Wonders” as one of the wonders of the Western world. Continue reading

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

 

I have to say, I have been just a little disappointed in the lack of truly creepy places to visit in England. I am sure there are many that I haven’t been able to find but so far my internet research has mainly turned up the sort of kitschy, cliche places meant to cater to tourists. I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised when I consider that the sort of places publicised on the internet would be the sort of place that wants to attract visitors and getting the life scared out of them isn’t everyone’s cup of tea (I’m practicing my Britishisms). Continue reading

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