“It’s as British as real ale, a pot of tea or even a bag of chips . . .”
Whitby, the picturesque fishing town perfectly positioned on Yorkshire’s Eastern coast and dissected by the River Esk, has to be one of the most beautiful spots in all of England.
Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Hapus! Happy Saint David’s Day! Today, all around the world, the Welsh are proudly celebrating the feast day of St. David, the patron saint of Wales.
In the United kingdom if you own a television set you are required by law to purchase an annual licence to watch it. This befuddles many foreigners, and is indeed a tad controversial in Britain also, but it looks like it is here to stay.
I’ve had some lovely times in pubs across Britain (I even remember some of them!) – a social occasion made richer, usually, by the building housing the pub. Towns and villages across Britain lay claim to a number of quirky, endearing buildings which accommodate public houses.
Oliver Cromwell spent forty years of his life in relative obscurity, before events accumulated to make him one of the most memorable (and controversial) figures in British history. Here is a very brief account of how he forever changed the path of British history, warts and all.
One of the best and most quintessentially British parts of life in Great Britain is the abundance of tea shops and tea rooms that can be found around every corner in the country.
The following is a guest post. Not too far from Greenwich, and just across the water from Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs, stands the O2, a destination magnet for entertainment seekers from all over the world. The complex houses the world’s busiest music arena, the O2 Arena, as well as the IndigO2, bars […]
The following is a guest post. I am sure that most of you reading this are familiar with Winnie the Pooh; whether from the original books or the Disney re-invention of him. But did you know that this fictional bear is actually based on a real bear? If not, read on.