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Inside Background
Basics You should note the United Kingdom, while politically unified, is...
Last edited: October 30, 2014
Across the English Channel from France and the rest of continental Europe lies...
Last edited: October 30, 2014
A humorous book to read before skipping across the pond is "Notes From A Small...
Last edited: March 11, 2013
The national tourist board is called VisitBritain. VisitBritain is the brand...
Last edited: January 27, 2014
Although the UK is barely the size of Florida, its weather can be more varied...
Last edited: December 31, 2012
Travel from Leeds Bradford Airport is becoming ridiculous, being dropped off at...
Last edited: November 22, 2011
Here is a link to the official website. British Monarchy
Last edited: February 27, 2007
The Bronte Country is an area of northern England, situated around the village...
Last edited: April 08, 2008
Generally, the United Kingdom can be more expensive place to visit than many...
Last edited: July 16, 2012
Car parking is run by men with a 3 pointed hat and a highway-mans mask. There...
Last edited: November 01, 2014
A good way to prepare children for travel is to expose them to the culture and...
Last edited: September 15, 2012
The United Kingdom is a land of contrasts - largely due to its rich and complex...
Last edited: July 16, 2012
Driving in the U.K. 1. Rent an Automatic Transmission: unless you drive a...
Last edited: July 13, 2014
Here is the link to information about Famous Britons
Last edited: April 08, 2008
This is an excellent site to begin your entry into the world of family history...
Last edited: January 12, 2007
The Giant's Causeway (Clochán na bhFómharach) is situated near Bushmills...
Last edited: August 18, 2008
Few people seem to be aware of a beautiful stretch of open moorland that...
Last edited: September 25, 2007
How to Access Reciprocal Agreement NHS Care in UK. On an extended visit to the...
Last edited: November 03, 2014
Useful Apps for SmartPhones and Tablets and Mobile Wi-Fi Pocket Device(s) Info...
Last edited: November 13, 2014
This is a list of a few of the various national museums located in different...
Last edited: December 14, 2012
When in the UK, why not enjoy a visit to another part of Europe and experience...
Last edited: December 07, 2012
Useful Websites - British Isles UK Holiday Brochures               Bitesize...
Last edited: April 08, 2014
Numerous parks and gardens around the UK. Many of these links provide...
Last edited: January 22, 2014
These are a few links to a variety of  UK city and landscape pictures: UK...
Last edited: June 01, 2007
Wireless internet (Wi-Fi) has become increasingly common in the United Kingdom...
Last edited: July 28, 2012
Here is a link to a few memorials located at Runnymede. These include the Air...
Last edited: June 02, 2007
Train travel allows you to relax, enjoy the scenery and arrive at your...
Last edited: January 12, 2013
Shakespeare Country covers a roughly triangle-shaped area of the English...
Last edited: October 31, 2007
Get a high in the Highlands of Scotland        The Highlands of Scotland are...
Last edited: January 10, 2007
Tourist / Visitor Travel Tips This is a variety of travel advice for ALL...
Last edited: December 06, 2012
Here is the link to this area of the Lake District made famous by William...
Last edited: March 25, 2007
Inside Things to Do
Visiting Windsor Castle During a Layover at Heathrow (Seven hours time between...
Last edited: December 13, 2012
An ancient royal residence situated in a picturesque location off the High...
Last edited: May 06, 2008
If you haven't been to Milton Keynes Gulliver's Eco-Park yet, then waste no...
Last edited: August 10, 2007
Inside For Foreign Visitors
Currency The currency of the United Kingdom is the Pound Sterling (£).  In...
Last edited: September 04, 2014
The United kingdom is not part of the Schengen passport-free travel area which...
Last edited: November 16, 2014
The Emergency Numbers in the UK are 999 or 112. The operator will ask which...
Last edited: April 14, 2013
The first thing that visitors from outside the United Kingdom...
Last edited: May 03, 2014
FIRE, POLICE, AMBULANCE, COASTGUARD, MOUNTAIN RESCUE (emergency only):  dial...
Last edited: August 01, 2014
Tipping Context  Tipping is not always expected in the UK in the way it is in...
Last edited: October 30, 2014
From 6th November 2006 until further notice, strict rules regarding liquids...
Last edited: June 20, 2008
In all cases, for hiring a car you will need a valid credit card, preferably...
Last edited: October 02, 2014
 The most famous aspect of driving in the United Kingdom, for most foreign...
Last edited: June 03, 2014
If you Google for "eating out in Britain" you will find lots of tourism...
Last edited: July 16, 2012
Christmas is just 5 weeks away and it is the best time to travel amazing...
Last edited: November 22, 2013
Before you learn to drive or ride a new vehicle make sure you know about the...
Last edited: November 21, 2007
Motorway Service Areas are leased out to various operators, mostly companies...
Last edited: October 06, 2010
The UK postal service is known as Royal Mail. Royal Mail Group Ltd is the...
Last edited: December 03, 2009
Sleeper Trains link London with various Scottish cities and the South-West...
Last edited: July 18, 2013
So, you've planned to visit the UK, do a bit of driving while you're here and...
Last edited: July 01, 2012
For the Dutch: Tapping the side of the forehead in the UK means you are stupid...
Last edited: April 23, 2014
The United Kingdom's railway network is the oldest in the world, having existed...
Last edited: August 15, 2013
Great Britain invented the train with the first passenger service opening...
Last edited: July 31, 2012
Here are a few Apps for use with various SmartPhone and Tablet devices around...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland, Thomas the Tank Engine, The Hobbit...
Last edited: May 11, 2014
Some people find that travelling without a car in the UK is simple.  All you...
Last edited: June 26, 2012
With nearly 200,000km of well-maintained footpaths, one of the best ways to see...
Last edited: July 24, 2012