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Get Plugged In With The Right Adaptors for UK...
UK plugs are unlike plugs used anywhere else in Europe (except Ireland). Learn what adaptor is required for your devices to work.
Top 20 Most Popular Cities in the UK for...
Read about the Top 20 Cities in the UK for visitors and see why people keep coming back again and again.
Tipping in the U.K.: Everything You Need to Know
Tipping in the UK - When is Tipping Expected in the UK and How Much To Tip
Discount Shopping in the U.K.: Where to Find...
Read about UK Discount outlets all over the country with links to the best UK Discount outlets in England, Scotland and Wales
How to Drive Through the Chunnel Between...
Channel Tunnel Facts and Information. You can drive between Europe and the UK in your own car. Find out how easy it is to use the Eurotunnel shuttle through the Channel Tunnel.
You Might Need a Visa for Your Trip to the UK
Frequently Asked Questions about UK Visas and how to find out if you need one.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Opening Party,...
Edinburgh goes into party mode during the festival month of August.Check out the Cavalcade, Fringe Sunday and a few options for real party animals.
How to Get from London to Oxford Like a Local
Details of how to get from London to Oxford by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
An Even Dozen "Must-See" Places in the United...
Sightseeing in the UK: Here's an even dozen of the best, most iconic places to visit outside of London in the UK. From Castles in Wales and Scotland to Shakespeare's England and from the towering giants of Snowdonia, to mysterious Stonehenge -- These are the Greatest Sights in Great Britain.
How to Get from London to Bath by Train, Bus...
Details of how to get from London to Bath by train, bus and car. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Travel from London to Cambridge like a Local
Details of how to get from London to Cambridge by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Why Staying Just Outside London Makes Money Sense
A round up of the best places to stay that are within easy reach of London but have plenty of charm and attractions of their own.
Don't Get Suckered by These 5 Tourist Scams
When the weather gets warm, tourist scams, con games and grifters multiply in crowded spots. Keep your eyes peeled for these 5 common traps.
Sail through UK Customs with This Illustrated...
Find out about United Kingdom Customs Regulations. What can you bring into the UK from the USA? From other EU countries?
Can I Spend My Leftover Euros in the UK?
Can you spend Euros in the UK. Find out where to spend Euros in the UK
Ya Gotta Laugh - It's the Best of Comedy at the...
Check out the comedy highlights heading for the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014.
Public Nudity is Legal in the UK, Sort Of
Find out about Nudity Law in the UK and about nudity on unofficial nude beaches
London to Stratford-upon-Avon by Train, Bus and...
Details of how to get from London to Stratford-upon-Avon by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Unbelievably Cheap UK Travel - If You're Lucky
Cross the country for less than it costs to cross London!
How to Navigate UK Train Services, Times and...
Guide to National Rail Enquiries. Find UK train times and schedules, fares, service updates, station information, maps and more.
How to Get from London to Liverpool like a Local
Details of how to get from London to Liverpool by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
How to Get from London to Brighton Like a Local
Details of how to get from London to Brighton by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Festival Survival Guide - Top Tips for the UK...
The Glastonbury Music Festival at the end of June may be the biggest summer music festival in the UK but it isn't the only one. In fact, there are more than 300 summer music festivals in the UK and Ireland. They are huge, excessive and brilliant fun if you come prepared and avoid the pitfalls. These top survival tips will get you to hassle free fun throughout the UK summer festival season.
How to Get from London to Manchester like a Local
Details of how to get from London to Manchester by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Picture Yourself in Britain - My Images of...
Picture Yourself in Britain - A round up of views of England, Scotland and Wales, organized by theme, for trip planners and travel dreamers and armchair travelers
How To Save on UK Shopping - If You're Just...
VAT is a tax on most goods and services in the UK. Visitors from outside the EU may not have to pay it. Find out how to get a refund.
10 Women's Travel Shoes that Will Keep You...
Top picks for the best Comfortable Travel Shoes for women. These travel walking shoes for women are light, smart and styled for city or casual travel. Find out which comfortable walking shoes are the best for your travels.
Travel from London to Cardiff like a Local
Details of how to get from London to Cardiff by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
London to Windsor by Train, Bus and Car
Details of how to get from London to Windsor by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Do I Need An International Driving Permit in...
Find out what is an International Driving Permit (IDP) and whether or not you need one to drive in the United Kingdom.
11 Romantic Things to Do in the UK
Looking for romantic things to do in the UK for Valentine's Day, a special occasion or just for the sake of love? Try these UK romantic ideas for inspiration
How to Get to Glasgow
Details of how to get from London to Glasgow by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
How to Get to Wimbledon - It Takes More Than...
How can you attend Wimbledon Tennis Championships. Find out about the public ballot for tickets and how to queue for Wimbledon tickets on the day.
Top 10 Things to Pack for a UK Music Festival
Top 10 Things to Bring to a Music Festival. Heading for one of the UK's big music festivals? You'll want to travel light but here's a list of the top 10 essentials you won't want to forget.
Planning Your First Trip to the United Kingdom...
What does UK travel cost Plan what you can spend on your first UK trip. Page 2.
UK Customs - Personal Import Rules Database...
UK Customs - Defra Personal Import Rules Database Makes UK Customs Clear
Going to the UK? You'll Need this British Post...
Post Codes are vital to most British addresses. A handy tool from the Royal Mail helps you find any post code in the UK.
How to Get Around the UK by Bus and Coach
Find bus schedules, cheap tickets, bus routes throughout the UK. Get on the Buses to save money. UK buses and coaches are the cheapest way to get around for intercity and local UK travel.
9 Best Live Webcams in the UK: See What It's...
The UK is covered in Webcams. These are some of the best webcams for an overview of UK weather, wildlife, traffic, city and village webcams. .
What is a "High Street" in England?
UK Shopping - Frequently Asked Questions. What is a high street? What are high street shops and what can you buy in them?
10 Tips to Sending or Bringing Gifts to the UK
Sending holiday or celebration gifts to the UK? Check these 10 facts about UK Customs regulations first to make sure your gifts arrive safely, and within the rules.
How to get to Margate from London
Details of how to get from London to Margate by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
London to Edinburgh by Train, Bus, Car and...
Details of how to travel from London to Edinburgh by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Easy Days Out from London
Visiting London? Try Windsor Castle, a short, easy day trip that's a quick alternative to spending the day in the city.
How to Get to York
Details of how to get from London to York by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Top Ten English Country Houses to Visit
Read about the top ten English Country Houses. Find Links and Pictures of Chatsworth, Blenheim Palace, Castle Howard, Hatfield House, Hardwick House, Waddesdon Manor, Knole, Longleat,Petworth House and Lyme Park. Find out how to visit the best Stately Homes of England
Dual Voltage Power Strip - One Clever Solution...
These dual voltage power strips are a great idea for plugged in travelers. They eliminate the need to carry multiple foreign adaptor plugs and solve the problem of too few power outlets in most hotel rooms.
How to Buy a Beer: Unlocking the Mysteries of...
Find out what you can order in a typical British Pub besides beer. Read about wines and spirits and how to order in a pub as well as how to behave in a pub. Page 2.
Plan Your Visit to Windsor Castle
Everything you need to know to plan a visit to Windsor Castle. The world's biggest occupied castle is the Queen's favorite weekend home. Find out what to see and do and how to visit.
Can Fido Come Too? Pet Travel Info for the UK
Pet Travel? Find Out about the Pet Travel Scheme in the UK and How to Bring Your Dog or Cat to the UK.
How to Get From London to Birmingham by Train,...
Details of how to get from London to Birmingam by train, bus and car. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
How to Get Married in the UK
Getting Married in the UK. Find out who can get married in the UK and what the requirements are for registration, documentation and immigration matters.
London to Nottingham by Train, Bus and Car
Details of how to get from London to Nottingham by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Average Temperatures in Scotland (Fahrenheit)
Scotland Weather Averages Fahrenheit. Page 4.
Best Towns and Villages for Antiques Shopping...
Some of the best antiques shopping in the UK is found in small towns and villages virtually dedicated to antiques shops and markets.
Althorp - Princess Diana's Childhood Home
Althorp in Northamptonshire is Princess Diana's childhood home and has been home to her family, the Spencers for 500 years. It is also, since 1997, the private site of her grave.
Hassle-Free Camping at UK Music Festivals
Top Tips for Music Festival Camping in the UK
Balmoral - The Queen's Private Vacation Home
Balmoral Castle in Scotland, is the Royal Family's private vacation home and retreat in the Highlands. Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Princes William and Harry, Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, and honored guests and royal girlfriends spend the summer holidays at Balmoral Castle.
Can Visitors Use Free UK Medical Services? What...
Find out about UK medical services for visitors. What medical services are free and how to find emergency medical services in the UK.
Free Attractions - 50 Free Things to do in the...
Vacation fun in the UK doesn't have to cost a bundle. In fact, it doesn't have to cost a penny. Check out my list of 50 fun, free things to do in the UK
Get Ready for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games...
Find your way around Glasgow like a local with two new fun apps, available for the iPhone, iPad and Android.
Average Precipitation and Rainfall in the UK
UK Rainfall Averages by City in Millimeters and Inches, including the wettest and driest months. Page 7.
London to Canterbury by Train, Bus and Car
Details of how to get from London to Canterbury by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Book Review: Bare Britain - Guide to the Top...
Nude beach guide for the UK. Read review of Bare Britain - guide to Top Nude Beaches in the UK. Book liberally illustrated with nude pictures of men and women.
Cheap Eats in the UK - 12 Money Saving Mealtime...
Visitors are often surprised at the cost of meals in the UK, but it is possible to eat well in the UK on a budget. Here are twelve ways to fill up cheaply.
Family Camping Around Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond is an idyllic area for family camping trips and getting back to nature in a gently beautiful environment. These ten campsites provide everything keen family campers need for a memorable vacation in Scotland.
Bicester Village - Discount Designer Brand...
Bicester Village is a discount designer brand mall near London and Oxford where chic style and cheaper prices go hand in hand.
What's Hot for Kids on the Edinburgh Fringe
Family entertainment and children's theater on the Edinburgh Fringe. See what's hot in 2014 for junior theater-goers and little party animals.
What a view! Where to see the Seven Sisters of...
Follow these pointers to find the best views of England's gorgeous, gleaming white cliffs - the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head.
What are the Home Counties? Definition of the...
Find out what English people mean when they talk about the Home Counties
Surviving The Edinburgh Festival
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is big, hectic and chaotic. These survival strategies should help make you the most of the festival without missing out because you've tried to squeeze too much in or because you are too tired, cold, wet or hungover.
London to Norwich by Train, Bus and Car
Details of how to get from London to Norwich by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
How to Get to Leeds from London
Details of how to get from London to Leeds by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Ferne's Theater Picks for Edinburgh Fringe
Highlights of The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014 - Big themes, plenty of fun and more shows than ever before.
London to Bristol by Train, Bus and Car
Details of how to get from London to Bristol by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
The British Islands - Britain's Offshore...
All about the British Islands. The Channel Islands are part of Britain but not part of the UK. Read about the unusual and anomalous status of Britain's offshore islands.
British Rail Travel Overview - How to Buy Train...
Britsih Rail Travel Overview: Unlock the mysteries of buying train tickets, all the different British rail fares and how to find the train you need.
Top UK Department Stores - A Handy Guide
A handy guide of UK Department stores. Brief descriptions of all the main UK department stores around the country and in London, including Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Harrods, Liberty, Fortnum and Mason, John Lewis, Peter Jones, Fenwicks, Bhs, Marks and Spencer, House of Fraser and Debenhams.
US Customs and Border Controls - Bringing Food...
Tempted by markets? Find out what foods you can bring home to the States from you visit to the UK.
The Romantic Castle Hotels of England, Scotland...
Find a Castle Hotel in England, Scotland and Wales. Stay in a Romantic Castle Hotel
London to Lincoln by Train, Bus and Car
Details of how to get from London to Lincoln by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
How to Drive in the UK
UK and Ireland Driving Directions and Tips - Find top tips for UK and Ireland visitors driving in the British Isles.
August Festival and Events Roundup
UK Festivals and Events for August. Read about loads of Music Events, sports, beer festivals, food and drink events and lots more. Find out what's happening and what's on around the UK in August.
London to Sheffield by Train, Bus and Car
Details of how to get from London to Sheffield by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
The Turf Tavern - Inspector Morse's Favorite...
Read about The Turf Tavern a traditional English Pub in Oxford. Insiders know how to find one of Oxford's oldest pubs, out of sight down a tiny alley. The Turf Tavern was featured in English television's Inspector Morse, Brideshead Revisited and the writing of Dorothy L. Sayers. Find out about The Turf Tavern and eating and drinking in Oxford at The Turf Tavern.
Best Shoes for Journeys - Top Men's Travel Shoes
Minimize space wasters in your luggage with comfortable, multi-purpose shoes. The best shoes for a traveling man to take on a journey.
How to Cross the English Channel from Europe
Read about crossing the English Channel to the UK. Eurostar, Eurotunnel and a variety of ferry services serve visitors arriving in the UK from all over continental Europe.
How to get to Newcastle from London
Details of how to get from London to Newcastle-upon-Tyne by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
How to get to Swansea from London
Details of how to get from London to Swansea by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
July Festival and Events Roundup
UK Festivals and Events for July. Read about great sports events, world class tennis, rowing and racing, plus a roundup of art shows, flower shows, heritage festivals, air shows and more ways to enjoy the long summer days.
Make the Most of Solo Travel in the UK
The UK is a great destination for solo travel. Find out why and how to make the most of a vacation on your own in the United Kingdom.
How to get to Plymouth England
Details of how to get from London to Plymouth by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
13 Best Family-Friendly Attractions in the UK
Kids can have a great time in the UK too. Check out these fun attractions for the whole family.
When and Where to Eat Oysters in England
The English coast, washed by cold waters and dotted with shallow bays and inlets, is ideal for oyster
Ten Treasures of the British Museum
What are the most important treasures in the British Museum? That's probably an impossible question to answer. These ten are among my favorites.
UK Walks Star in Free Mobile App
A free mobile app from the Automobile Association with detailed guides for 1,500 UK walks is one of the best I've seen for planning UK outings and navigating Britain on foot.
The Seven Wonders of the United Kingdom
My personal pick of the Seven Wonders of the United Kingdom, inspired by a new poll that picked the wonders of the world
Windsor Castle - The Royal Family's Weekend...
Picture of Windsor Castle, The Queen's Favorite Home, Seen From the Thames
Britrail Passes for Unlimited UK Train Travel...
Read about BritRail Passes, the cheap and convenient way to tour the UK by train.
Top Ten Year-round Gardens in Cornwall
Palm trees and subtropical plants florish in the gardens of Cornwall - all year round. These top Cornish gardens can be visited in all seasons.
What Kind of Travel Money Should I Bring to the...
Should you buy travelers checks to use in the UK? Will your debit card be accepted in shops. Get the low down on travel money for your trip to the UK.
Discount Passes to Save Your Vacation Bucks
These top UK Discount Passes for UK attractions will help you keep your vacation or holiday budget under control.
The Royal Pavilion - Brighton - Irresistable...
The Royal Pavillion in Brighton. Decorated in the Chinese taste the early 19th century with an Indian exterior this Regency Palace is quite breathtaking. The famous sea-side residence was built for King George IV, and was also used by his brother William IV and their niece Queen Victoria. . Page 11.
St Ives Cornwall - Palm Shaded Beaches and...
Near St Ives, Cornwall, in October. Page 12.
Best English Gardens to Visit
England's historic gardens offer great ideas, unique plants and something for visitors to enjoy throughout the year. These are some of the best.
Suggested Itinerary: England Travel Plan West...
Day two of a four day west of London itinerary in England visits the historic spa town of Bath, Jane Austen territory, with an optional extra day in Bristol. Page 3.
Snowdonia - Deep Glacial Valleys and Some of...
A traditional Welsh farmstead in Llyn Y Gabair,is dwarfed by the mountains of Snowdonia. Page 3.
Nude Bathing is Back at Holkham Bay
Read about UK Nude beach Holkham Bay. Find out how to get to Holkham Bay nude beach in Norfolk. Pictures of Holkham Bay nude beach but no nude pictures
Hadrian's Wall - The Northern Border of the...
Vindolanda is a fascinating Roman fort and settlement, south of Hadrian's Wall. Recent excavations have uncovered numerous buildings and some of the most unusual and well preserved artifacts from the Roman world. In the superb site museum, set in charming gardens, you can see Roman boots, shoes, armour,jewellery and coins. Page 4.
Sissinghurst - The Garden of the Bloomsbury Set
Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent, is an English country garden connected to the ruins of a Tudor castle and the romantic country cottage of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson. Plan your visit to Sissinghurst with this visitor information.
How to Travel to the UK from Paris and Northern...
Travel between Paris, Northern France is so easy that I am always surprised more visitors don't combine the UK and France in their travel plans.
Global Chains for Budget Travelers
Cheap Hotel Chains offer cheap, clean and decent accommodations. Find reliable UK cheap hotel chains for a cheap room in the UK.
Stratford on Avon - Shakespeare's Home Town
Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Stratford-upon-Avon. Page 7.
Stonehenge - A Mysterious Presence on the...
Stonehenge, Britain's most iconic site. Page 2.
Best Ideas for Saving Money on UK Travel
Top Money Saving Ideas on UK Travel - save on accommodations, food and drink, sightseeing, shopping and more.
More Eating in the UK - You Call That What?!
What do you call that? British foods are usually not that different from US and continental foods. It's just the language that's confusing.
What is Pantomime or Panto?
Panto or Pantomime is a British tradition of winter musical comedy for the whole family and is probably the noisiest, rowdiest theatre you can attend.
How to get to Exeter England
Details of how to get from London to Exeter by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
Indoor Water Parks Are Year Round Family Fun in...
Indoor water parks around the UK make warm summer family fun possible all year long.
Average Temperatures in Wales (Celsius)
Wales Weather Averages Celsius. United Kingdom Travel. Page 5.
Plan Your Visit to Balmoral Castle in Balmoral
Plan your visit to Balmoral Castle. Look here for Balmoral visitor information about opening hours, admission prices and special tours of Balmoral Castle in Scotland
Average Temperatures in England (Fahrenheit)
England Weather Averages Fahrenheit. Page 2.
London to Chester by Train, Bus and Car
Details of how to get from London to Chester by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
The Roman Baths and the Pump Room in UK City Of...
Pictures of the UK - Sacred Fountain at the Roman Baths. Page 6.
Caernarvon Castle - A Symbol of Kingly Power in...
Caernarvon Castle and Harbor. United Kingdom Travel. Page 10.
Whitstable - An Oyster Lovers' Getaway
The Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company has been selling Oysters since the 1400s and is Europe's oldest commercial company. Find out what it's all about today. Page 2.
Coming in for a Landing - UK International...
Read about other UK airports with Trans-Atlantic flights where you can save money or arrive closer to your ultimate destination.
Manchester Travel Guide
Manchester Travel Guide - Quick Facts and Travelers Essentials for a Visit to Manchester, the UK's top city for indie music and more.
Anglo Saxon Gold Hunting with a Metal Detector...
Anglo Saxon Gold hunting for hidden treasure with a metal detector in the UK. Find out what is treasure trove, who it belongs to and what you should do if you find a horde of anglo saxon gold.
Dual Voltage Appliances for UK Visitors to Use...
These Travel Appliances are dual voltage for use at home and abroad. Here are the Top 6 Dual voltage appliances for UK Travel
Iron Bridge - The Birthplace of Industry
The Iron Bridge - first opened in 1781 and now part of the UNESCO Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site - spans the Severn Gorge at Ironbridge. . Page 8.
Fashion, Food and Top Brands at Selfridges
Selfridges is a small chain of enormous and comprehensive department stores with an emphasis on luxury and designer goods, exotic foodstuffs and top end brands.
Ten Great Pubs for Christmas Dinner - Where to...
Have Christmas Dinner (or Christmas Lunch) in an English Pub. Find out which pubs are recommended for Christmas Lunch in England this year.
Brighton Pride Summer Festival Week and Parade...
Find out about the Brighton Pride Festival. Learn more about Summer Pride in Brighton
The Lake District at a Glance: A Quick Guide to...
A quick guide to England's Lake District National Park, site of England's highest mountain, England's biggest lake and England's deepest lake.
Stay in a Treehouse - Back to Nature in Luxury
Stay in a treehouse to get away from it all. All over the UK, tree house rentals, from luxury pads to hammocks under the stars, are springing up. Find out about some of the best ways to stay in a treehouse in the UK.
Edinburgh Castle - An Ancient Fortress in the...
Argyll and Sutherland's Highlanders on parade at Edinburgh Castle. Page 9.
York Minster - The Largest Medieval Gothic...
York Minster From The City Walls. Page 5.
How to get to Stoke-on-Trent from London
Details of how to get from London to Stoke-on-Trent by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
London to Derby by Train, Bus and Car
Details of how to get from London to Derby by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
The RHS Shows Off Everything at Wisley
RHS Wisley, is the place to learn everything you ever wanted to know about how to have an English garden.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival Tickets - How to Plan...
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival includes more than 2,000 shows. Find out how to choose shows and get tickets in advance and on the day.
Five of Britain's Best Cooking Schools With...
A list of some of the best residential cookery schools in Britain, selected by food and wine expert Nick Wyke, founder of Looking to Cook
8 Stops on a Literary Tour of England
Plan a literary itinerary around the UK visiting landmarks in the lives of a favorite authors including Dickens, Jane Austen, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, JRR Tolkien, Agatha Christie and more.
Eurostar High Speed Trains Through the Channel...
Book Eurostar online. Read about Eurostar Ticket Classes, book tickets to and from the UK online and buy Eurostar tickets direct. Railpass holders get a discount.
Romantic Vacation Rentals - Stay in Castles,...
Read about unusual vacation rentals in the United Kingdom. Find out how to stay in a castle, a romantic gatehouse or the turret of a Tudor mansion for less than the cost of a hotel. Find out where to find a vacation rental through the National Trust or English Heritage.
Waddesdon Manor
Waddesdon Manor. United Kingdom Travel. Page 8.
Average Temperatures in Scotland (Celsius)
Scotland Weather Averages Celsius. Page 3.
Oxford University England - A Guided Walk
Take a guided walk around Oxford University England. This half day walking tour with pictures is a good way to get an idea of the famous university town.
Things to Never Do in the United Kingdom
Britain is an easy vacation destination for US visitors, there are still some things you should never do. Find out what not to do in the United Kingdom
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