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5 Unusual Things to do in Nottingham

Nottingham is a great alternative to London, its cheaper than the capital and let’s face it who can resist Robin Hood! Among the many things to do in Nottingham there is visiting the castle, City of Caves, Wollaton Hall and the Justice Museum. But for more unusual things to do in Nottingham why not try […]

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Free Attractions in London

London is one of the most expensive cities in Europe, but even though you can still find plenty of free things to do. Check out my post about watching the changing of the guard in three different places.   Free London Museums London Museums which are totally free include: Tate Modern Victoria and albert British […]

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Changing of the Guard, London, UK

The mother of all Changing of the Guard ceremonies takes place outside the Royal residence in London, England, but what few people realize is that it also takes place outside Windsor Palace and at the Horse Guard Parade Whitehall. Buckingham Palace Changing of the Guard The ceremony outside Buckingham Palace is also called the Guard […]

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Unusual Things to See in London

Here are a few interesting things to see in London, England. There are always things you could just walk past if you didn’t know they were there. 1. Fart Functioning Lamp Ok it doesn’t run on farts but almost! This is the last street lamp which still runs on gas brought up from the sewers. […]

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London Dungeons New Location

although not one of the most unique or the most weird attractions on this site the London Dungeons should be mentioned as they do thrill most visitors to London.  However the great London day out that I usually recommend to friends of going first to Westminster tube station to get a photo of Big Ben, […]

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Bath Walking Tour: Bizzare Bath

Wherever you are these days be it York, Riga, Jerusalem or Paris you’ll find free and paid walking tours some even double as entertainment like this one which is more of a comedy walk than a walking tour! The bizarre Bath Comedy Tour is in its 22nd year so they have the experience and professionalism as well […]

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What you might not expect when moving to the UK

So, your bags are packed, the flights are booked and you’ve managed to find one of those elusive international moving companies that promises to pay up insurance-wise in the incredibly likely event that they break or inexplicably lose one, many or all of your treasured possessions. It’s time to move to the UK! Here’s a few scrapes, […]

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English Beaches: Unique Cornish Beaches

You may not be aware but Cornwall is home to some 300 miles of coastline – where there is accommodation for all types of holiday makers, giving them fantastic views of the majestic sea, golden sands, rugged coast line, wildlife and green pastures. Here are a few of my favorite beaches which are accessible from various locations across the […]

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Unique Places to Find Shopping Bargains in London

  London is home to some of the world’s best high-end boutiques and shopping centers. However, the prices might  be out of reach for ordinary London visitors. Shopping will always be a major activity for any traveler and bringing home souvenirs is a wonderful way of remembering fun times spent when visiting a foreign country. With London’s bargain, […]

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