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Category Archives: Great Britain

Who Puts the Pride into Britain?

From Union Jack suits to Union Jack evening dresses, the Pride of Britain Awards inspires the most patriotic among us. Celebrities take a back seat to some truly remarkable individuals from all walks of life. Young and old, these people put most of us to shame with their courage and bravery. Stories of amazing selflessness and kindness, mixed with heart … Continue reading

Pope visits Britain

The Pope’s visit to England comes exactly one year after Pope Benedict XVI proposal to the Church of England to return to the Roman Catholic Church. To show the Pope’s willingness to accept the Anglican Churches traditions which include married clergy, the Pope agreed to allow the Anglican Church to keep that tradition which is decidedly different from traditional Roman … Continue reading

Places to Visit in England – Travel Guide

Whether or not you are planning to visit Great Britain soon, the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide is a great book to read for discovering new places to visit in England. This fantastic travel companion is not just a guide; this book is indeed your indispensable guide to many destinations in Great Britain, including Wales, Scotland, and England. This guide is … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces day is Saturday, June 25, 2011. This is a celebration  to fly flags in honour of our men and women that are serving in the armed forces. There are a lot of activities that will be available. This day is a tribute to those who are risking it all because our freedom really is not free. These … Continue reading

Britannia Still Rules The Waves

P&O’s Newest Ferry the Spirit of Britain The largest ever ferry to operate between Calais and Dover recently took its maiden voyage. Here we pay homage to this £150 million, 49,000 tonne, 700ft long vessel. Background The Spirit of Britain operates in Dover, England, as a ferry boat crossing the English Channel from England to France. It is the name … Continue reading

Places to Visit in England – Travel Guide

Whether or not you are planning to visit Great Britain soon, the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide is a great book to read for discovering new places to visit in England. This fantastic travel companion is not just a guide; this book is indeed your indispensable guide to many destinations in Great Britain, including Wales, Scotland, and England. This guide is … Continue reading

History of Great Britain Timeline

About 500 B.C. Celtic people came to Britain from Europe. In 43 A.D., they found themselves invaded by the Romans. Queen Boadicea led a fierce revolt, but by 128 A.D., the Romans were victorious. The Roman conquest was not all bad, since it gave the Celts Roman learning and culture. Around 500 A.D. the Celts were invaded again, by Saxons … Continue reading

Weird Facts About Great Britain

Great Britain is a wonderfully exciting place with many opportunities and adventures to be had. With this in mind, here are 18 weird facts about Great Britain. 1. The Queen of England owns all of the whales, sturgeons and porpoises in the water surrounding the UK. The reason for this is that these sea creatures are considered royal animals and … Continue reading

Diamond Jubilee Party Ideas

The year of 2012 is a year of commemoration as the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. This hallmark year will be commemorated throughout the whole of 2012 especially in the 16 states of which the Queen is sovereign. Public and well as private events will be held in celebration of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne. … Continue reading

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Americans Love British Accents and James Bond

Britain has a long standing history and what comes with that history are a number of accomplishments and cultural heritage. There is a consistent fascination about British people their culture among Americans. America and England fought eight years in the Revolutionary war and America declared independence in 1776. There were several fights between American and England. However with time, they … Continue reading

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