“There’ll always be an England, while there’s a country lane. Wherever there’s a cottage small, beside a field of grain… There’ll always be an England… England shall be free if England means as much to you as England means to me.”
– Vera Lynn, an English singer, songwriter and actress
The United Kingdom of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland, is generally referred to as the United Kingdom, the U.K., Britain or England. is an island country that sits northwest of the European continent.
Travel UK as there is so much to explore. England is known as the birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles and to boasting the Neolithic site of Stonehenge, the Roman spas of Bath and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.
Travel UK and know more about it’s unique culture that goes way beyond just the original British culture. The culture of the United Kingdom has been influenced by many factors including it’s island status and the cultural influences that were imported from it’s former colonies such as India, Pakistan, Australia, Canada and South Africa.
The United Kingdom is much more than fish and chips, pubs and thatched roofs. From London to Edinburgh, the Isle of Wight and other territories, see the United Kingdom through the eyes of other travelers.
The Scottish Highlands are a place of ancient history, stunning natural beauty, and magic. Among the older generations, some claim that high in its earthy hills you’ll find the homes of creatures only heard about in legend. Read moreUnited Kingdom Off the Beaten Path History
Most people know Windsor Castle as the venue for the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, swiftly followed by the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, but there’s far more to Windsor Castle than just royal matrimonial events. Read moreUnited Kingdom Family Travel Architecture The Arts
London during the holiday season is something I wish everyone could experience at least once in their lifetime. I mean, you think you’ve seen Christmas spirit, until you go to London in the month of December. Read moreUnited Kingdom Events & Festivals
Jude Law stopping by your snow-covered cottage in the English countryside…. Yes, please! The many other festive British holiday movies had left me feeling like I had already celebrated there. Read moreUnited Kingdom Events & Festivals
On May 14, 1796, Edward Jenner, an English physician and scientist who pioneered the concept of vaccines, administered the first smallpox vaccination to 8 year old James Phipps. The basis for vaccination began in 1796 when the English doctor Edward Jenner noticed that milkmaids who had gotten cowpox were protected … Read more Read moreUnited Kingdom History
March is Women’s History Month. Celebrated in the UK, the USA, and Australia to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8th, this month highlights the contributions women have made to events in history and contemporary society. Read moreUnited Kingdom Family Travel Events & Festivals History The Arts
An estimated 30 million visitors per year make London the most visited city in the United Kingdom. Red telephone booths, Tower Bridge, and the allure of a royal family sighting make it the perfect first taste of what England has to offer, but why stop there when there are so … Read more Read moreUnited Kingdom Architecture History
The coronavirus in London, England has had a vast impact on the health of Prince Charles and Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is currently in intensive care. Henry Ridgwell, Voice of America correspondent from London says that COVID-19 has altered British societal norms for years to come and it has … Read more Read moreUnited Kingdom Health & Wellness Insights Social Responsibility
As the birthplace and childhood home of Queen Victoria and the current home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children, Kensington Palace is a place of fascinating insight into the British Royal Family. Read moreUnited Kingdom Luxury Travel History
Coventry doesn’t feature much on most people’s travel bucket lists. It’s a city that is known predominantly for being razed to the ground during the Second World War and then rebuilt in questionable design. Read moreUnited Kingdom Architecture History The Arts
On May 12, 1820, Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing was born into privileged English society. From the beginning of her life, Florence felt a calling for the nursing profession and this posed a scandal with her privileged family because nursing was considered a profession for the poor and … Read more Read moreUnited Kingdom History