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We all like to think we know our hometowns pretty well. But a country like the UK – with a long history and many unique bizzarities – well, there are bound to be some things we have no idea about.So here we go: 15 things we bet you don’t know about the UK. Prepare to be surprised, intrigued and maybe a little amused.The top deck of the Tower Bridge was once a walkwayTower Bridg...

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It’s that time of year again. Freezing weather, a dwindling bank account and a general feeling of January-blues. While one answer may be to sit in at home and watch the latest Netflix series, there are other ways to beat the annual gloom. And if you happen to be a tourist in London whose chosen this month to visit our great city, welcome!...

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England. The birthplace of Shakespeare and the Beatles (to name but a few of the greats); a place of bustling cities, vibrant culture and green expanses. Eccentric, exhilarating and endlessly intriguing.For many, England conjures up images of Big Ben, the London Eye, red buses and the Queen. All fitting of course - but not the whole story.Within England’s humble shores, there is a surplus of little-known scenery: rumbling hills, windswept plains, crumbling...

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Ah Wales! The land of gothic medieval castles, wild national parks and those distinct Welsh accents. Whether you’re looking for the perfect short-break destination, or a more extended adventure, Wales is sure to charm and beguile even the aloofest of travellers.Our Welsh Highlights1.) Explore a Welsh CastleCastles are so numerous across Wales that you could devote an entire hol...

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The next stop on our whirlwind tour of the Great British delights: Ireland. The land of breathtaking landscapes, the birthplace of Oscar Wilde and the home of Guinness beer.As the Irish say,  céad míle fáilte - a hundred thousand welcomes.FUN FACT: The Irish consume on average 131.1 litres of beer per year - the second largest per capita...

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The places on our home porches are often the ones that we neglect the most. A tourists view of a place in the world can thus often be refreshing, particularly when it’s of a place we think we know well. How many of us have travelled extensively through Europe? And wider - to Asia, Latin America, even the furthest possible distances, to the Pacific Islands or New Zealand? Yet, w...

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