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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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Complete Beginner’s Guide to Great Britain

The area known today as Great Britain was first established, formally, by the Treaty of Union drafted in 1707 by England and Scotland. The kingdom of Great Britain spans an area off the coast of mainland Europe which includes the countries known as Wales and Northern Ireland in addition to the original parties, England and Scotland. These countries have their … Continue reading

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Canaries & Cathedrals Await You in Norwich

The Chinese have a saying. “In over 2000 years of culture, there is not a lot of things that haven’t been attempted.” Thus, it is with Norwich, long the de-facto capital of East England. Rich in culture and history, it was one of the first major cities founded by Anglo-Saxons on a site that was not pre-dated by Roman settlement. … Continue reading

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British Museum London – Where Past Meets Future

You can’t travel back in time, but you can make the past merge into the future as you meander among the collections at the British Museum. Eight million artifacts of human culture and art are spotlighted within this most illustrious of London museums. Ancient Egypt Featuring the second-largest collection of antiquities from Ancient Egypt in the world (the first being … Continue reading

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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

10 Wacky Victorian Inventions

In Victorian times, Great Britain was the melting pot of whimsical inventors. Several of those British innovations have since been overtaken by the times. Here is a look at the wacky contraptions made in England in those days. Multi-purpose Cane This was an invention that courted gentlemen with the promise of the best cane possible. The cane incredibly converted into … 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

Complete Beginner’s Guide to Great Britain

The area known today as Great Britain was first established, formally, by the Treaty of Union drafted in 1707 by England and Scotland. The kingdom of Great Britain spans an area off the coast of mainland Europe which includes the countries known as Wales and Northern Ireland in addition to the original parties, England and Scotland. These countries have their … Continue reading

Canaries & Cathedrals Await You in Norwich

The Chinese have a saying. “In over 2000 years of culture, there is not a lot of things that haven’t been attempted.” Thus, it is with Norwich, long the de-facto capital of East England. Rich in culture and history, it was one of the first major cities founded by Anglo-Saxons on a site that was not pre-dated by Roman settlement. … Continue reading