The most beautiful castles in Northern Ireland

The most beautiful castles in Northern Ireland

As we all know, Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom. The region’s landscape is picturesque, but it has a rich cultural heritage, too. If you think only of its capital city, Belfast or the beautiful cities of Newcastle, Enniskillen, Portadown or Antrim, you will surely want to visit the country on your next holiday. Once you get there, make sure you visit some of these towns, but don’t forget about Northern Ireland’s most impressive castles. Some of these are medieval castles a... [ read more ]

Visitor tips for the London Eye

Visitor tips for the London Eye

The giant Ferris wheel of London is simply unmistakable. It is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames, in the London Borough of Lambeth, between Westminster Bridge and Hungerford Bridge. Measuring a height of 135 meters with a diameter of 120 meters, it is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe. The most popular paid tourist attraction in London is visited by more than 3,5 million tourists every year. It was erected in 1999 and was officially called the British Airways London Eye, because ... [ read more ]

Your best guide to the mysterious Stonehenge

Your best guide to the mysterious Stonehenge

Surely everyone heard about Stonehenge, the famous prehistoric circular setting of standing stones set within earthworks, which is located in the county of Wiltshire, United Kingdom. More precisely Stonehenge is about 2 miles west of Amesbury and 8 miles north of Salisbury. It was constructed in three phases and its age is estimated to 5000 years. We don’t know the reason it was built for, but there are speculations on it that range from human sacrifice to astronomy. The monument is owned by... [ read more ]