Your best guide to the wonders of the Outer Hebrides

Your best guide to the wonders of the Outer Hebrides

I am absolutely sure that everyone heard about the Hebrides. But do you know which are the attractions of these islands? The Hebrides are a widespread archipelago off the west coast of Scotland, Great Britain. There are more than 500 islands, of which about 100 are inhabited. The total land area is 7,283 km². The islands are divided into two main groups of islands: the Outer Hebrides, to the west, and the Inner Hebrides, closer to the mainland. The Hebrides were originally inhabited by Celts ... [ read more ]

Top 5 British seaside resort towns

Top 5 British seaside resort towns

Summer is here! If you like seaside resorts but you still don’t know where to spend your holiday, let me give you a tip: in Britain! Great Britain is one of the most popular tourist destinations of the whole world. If you would like to have a gorgeous vacation, you can’t go wrong with this country! Not only the seaside resorts and coastal parts of Britain are famous, but also the historic towns, the impressive monuments and buildings, the national parks, rural sites, its fascinating hist... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Scotland

Top 5 attractions in Scotland

The country of Scotland occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain, being bordered with England to the south, the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the Irish Sea to the southwest. Scotland lies on a surface of 78,772 km2. If you decide to visit the country, I am sure you won’t be bored, as it has hundreds of natural or cultural attractions. There are so many things to see and to do in Scotland, that you would need several weeks to spend in ... [ read more ]

A Local’s Guide to Chester

A Local’s Guide to Chester

The city of Chester, located in the county of Cheshire in the North West of England, is a city filled with beauty and history. Established as a Roman fort, or castrum, in the year 79, a city has sat here along the banks of the Dee River ever since. Only about an hours’ drive from both Manchester and Liverpool, and mere miles from the border of Wales, Chester makes a great centre from which to explore the northern parts of both England and Wales. What to See Chester’s long history makes... [ read more ]

The most picturesque villages in England

The most picturesque villages in England

Getting bored of the urban everyday stress? If you decide to spend your holiday in a peaceful place, I suggest you should choose one or even more of the most picturesque English villages. England has some of the finest villages in the whole world. As we all know, the country owns a rich cultural and also historical heritage. There are several beautiful towns with gorgeous cultural attractions and fine villages with spectacular landscapes, peaceful, narrow streets that evoke the medieval Englis... [ read more ]

The most visited national parks in England

The most visited national parks in England

England can be divided into two major regions: the highland zone and the lowland zone. The highland zone is characterized by hilly and mountainous areas and occupies the northern and western part of England. The lowland zone is situated in the southern and eastern part and is dominated by rolling plains. The landscapes of the country are spectacular and there are several protected areas or national parks there. A national park is an “an area of countryside for public use designated by a nati... [ read more ]

Top 5 convincing reason to visit the city of Bath

Top 5 convincing reason to visit the city of Bath

The impressive city of Bath is located in the county of Somerset, in the south-western part of England. This World Heritage City offers the visitors a unique experience with its richness and diversity, amazing architecture and gorgeous attractions. There are dozens of things to see and do in Bath, so if you decide to visit it, take your time and don’t be hurried! Enjoy your walks through the beautiful streets of the city, the Roman bath, the restaurants and the historical atmosphere of Jane... [ read more ]

The most attractive English country houses

The most attractive English country houses

Visiting England on your next holiday and still don’t know where to stay? In this article there will be presented some of the most impressive English country houses. England has some of the finest cottages and country houses in Europe. The ambiences of these country houses are gorgeous and the landscapes are fantastic! If you want to escape from the everyday stress and take a rest, these peaceful cottages are the perfect choice! There are also several activities for visitors. Don’t worry, ... [ read more ]

The seven wonders of Wales

The seven wonders of Wales

The country of Wales is situated in the south-western part of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by the country of England to the east, the Atlantic Ocean and the Irish Sea to the west and the Bristol Channel to the south. Wales is one of the United Kingdom’s most attractive countries, it has gorgeous landscapes, with about 1.200 km of coastline and beautiful mountainous areas. There are also about 50 islands that lie off the mainland, the largest being Anglesey, in the north-western part. B... [ read more ]

Top 5 most attractive towns in the United Kingdom

Top 5 most attractive towns in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as its name sais, includes the island of Great Britain and the north-eastern part of the island if Ireland and many smaller islands. It consists of four administrative territories: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The United Kingdom is one of the most beautiful countries of the world owing to its natural and cultural heritage. There are several places you should visit in the United Kingdom, especially the spectacular histo... [ read more ]