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Stonehenge and Stourhead, U.K.

Stonehenge On many trips to Great Britain, the English south coast with the seaside resorts of Bournemouth and Plymouth is a popular holiday destination. A little further inland is the county of Wiltshire, which is particularly interesting for study travelers. In the hilly region between Mendip Hills, Salisbury Plain and Cotswolds, numerous prehistoric sights such… Read More »

Living in United Kingdom

NIGHTLIFE Introduction Home to famous theater greats like Olivier, Gielgud and of course Shakespeare, the UK has a wide variety of cultural entertainment options. Almost every major city has at least one theater, with London, Stratford and Edinburgh having become well-known centers of the performing arts. Every year in August, the Edinburgh Art Festival takes… Read More »

Scotland Museums

Museum of Edinburgh This old building from 1570 is impressive even without the exhibition inside. Many of the exhibits date from Roman times, the “National Covenant” is also on display and you can take a look at the collar and bowl of the famous Greyfriar’s Bobby dog. Huntly House, 142-146 Canongate Edinburgh, EH8 Tel. 0044-… Read More »

Top Sights in London

Abbey Road Whether you are a fan of the band The Beatles or not, you have probably seen the iconic cover image on the album Abbey Road. The cover photo was once taken in the transition field next to the Abbey Road studio and the album Abbey Road is considered by many to be the… Read More »

United Kingdom History

The United Kingdom was created in 1707 when the staff union between the kingdoms of England and Scotland (which had existed since Elizabeth 1’s death in 1603) was transformed into a real union. Wales had been in union with England since 1536, while Ireland joined in 1801. In 1921, most of Ireland broke out and… Read More »

Liverpool Attractions and Tourist

Attractions in Liverpool Do you want an overview map of Liverpool with all the attractions? Click here for Map Liverpool! Anglican Cathedral This huge red sandstone cathedral, actually called the Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool, is the world’s second largest Anglican cathedral. The foundation stone was laid down by King Edward VII in 1904,… Read More »

U.K. Politics and Law

National symbols The national flag is the Union Jack. – The coat of arms (since 1837) shows the coat of arms of England in the squared shield in fields 1 and 4 (three gold lions in red, heraldically referred to as “leopards”), in field 2 that of Scotland (a red lion in gold within a… Read More »