Hylands Park is a good place for camping. I went in 2007 for the 21st World Scout Jamboree. The sunrise is very nice, but the weather in summer is somewhat rainy but warm at noon. It is a park to go for a picnic.
The Horse Guards Parade is a space between the River Thames and St James Park, also near the British Parliament and Trafalgar Square, where riders of the Household Cavalry change guard. Many people compare this to the famous changing
Around the Metro Bank, Moorgate Street and on to Liverpool Street Station, is the district of the City, with its tall buildings and headquarters of banks and corporations. The term City of London designates a small part of the city,
If you're in London during the last weekend in August, head to Notting Hill for two days of Caribbean-style partying! Organised for the first time in 1664, this carnival allowed locals to celebrate the culture and traditions of the
The national library of the United Kingdom, based in London. The library receives about 150 million samples written in all formats and known languages. On the shelves and rooms see books, newspapers, magazines, sound and music
Located on the quay, next to an outlet center and opposite the Imperial War Museum, is The Lowry - a spectacular building. By its design you can imagine that it's some sort of art exhibition hall - and so it is. It's a building
The British Film Institute (BFI) is an organization that promotes cinema and film. They organize festivals, screenings, theme nights, etc. in the halls of Queen's Walk, near Blackfriars Bridge. They also have an IMAX in the South Bank
Another example of elegant art deco and the prosperity that Liverpool had as a trading port is the "India" building. It's located in the oldest part of Liverpool on Water Street. The immense India building is surrounded by other
Guildford Convent was founded in 1274 by Eleanor of Provence, widow of Henry III. The monks of the monastery were Dominicans, known as "black monks" for their robes. They lived mainly by alms and used the monastery as a base for small
Isaac Newton constructed this bridge and later mounted it so that all of its parts are suspended in the air without any support. Crazy, right? Years later, a group of engineers disassembled it in order to examine it to see how he did
A railway line, but now a tourist line, operating only with old trains. We went on a special day like many organized, with steam trains! Inside they are all very comfortable, much more than modern trains which just fit as many people
Once you see the house where William Shakespeare was born, where he lived with his wife Anne Hathaway, and the home of his daughter Susan, you'll have plenty of time to walk around and rest a while on the banks of the Stratford River.
The HMS Warrior is one of the British Navy's historic vessels, and right now it's anchored in the port of Portsmouth, in what is considered to be the Historic Dockyard. The ship was launched in 1860 and, at that time, it was one of
This pub is one of London's best kept secrets. It cannot be classified as a gastropub, because the only thing you'll find there are people who work in London City, who are stopping by to have a beer after work.
It opened in 1546,
Reaching this dock is amazing! Continue down Waterloo Street until the end. It is as if Liverpool finishes with Stanley Dock and it is very, very noticeable. Basically in this dock, buildings are brick buildings: the world's largest!
The London Waterbus Company offers sailings on the historic Regent Canal, leaving Camden Lock Market and reaching beautiful Regent's Park. Camden Lock Market has famous products and crafts from around the world. It also passes through
The Churchill War Rooms are the bunkers that British leaders used during World War II as the interim and emergency center of government. They are part of the British National Museum and also includes a biography of Winston Churchill.
It is located very close to the shopping area and next to the train station in the historic area where you can see the oldest buildings of the city. One of them is the home to the largest library in the city, Central Library. The
Arriving at Porlock Weir in the last sunny moment of the day, I had a funny feeling, the kind you feel when you discover something unexpectedly beautiful and traditional. I knew the sun would last a bit longer, and I wanted to to do a
This is the third dock, starting at the south of the city and has very easy access. Walking the 'docks' from this southern part to the northeast is a very scenic route. It isn't visited much by tourists because it has no distinguished
Macrobiblioteca is a three-story library. It's equipped with lots of computers that are free to use. you can take out books, dvd, vhs, video games to name just some of the services. It has restaurants and it's home to the BBC in
The Brighton Sightseeing is this tourist bus system which you can get on and get off throughout the day. Brighton is a fairly small city, and there are some streets that are pedestrianized, and these streets, in my opinion, are the
Very close to the city of Leicester in the Northwest, forming part of Charnwood Forest, Bradgate Park is a nature reserve where you can see hills, forests, plains, waterfalls, ruins and free-roaming deer. It approximately covers about
In July of 2013, I decided to take a trip to London and had to visit the Traffic Light Tree. To my surprise, when I went to visit the area I found that the sculpture had disappeared (it was removed in 2011). I spoke to a traffic
The Seven Sisters area is in the Tottenham district of North London. It is said that the seven sisters were originally seven century-old elm trees that grew in the place where the district developed. They have since been moved in
Victoria Cross is one of the cultural centers of the city. Right by its side is the Leeds Art Gallery, a major exhibition and art center of the city. It's practically the first thing you see when you exit the Leeds train station on
If you're looking for a bakery in London, then Ben's Cookies is the perfect spot! This place is absolutely magical. In this tiny shop you can choose from many flavours of homemade delights. The cookies are soft and crunchy at the same
This was my last experience in England, in addition to being the most difficult of them all. I went as an instructor with a group of Spanish children, Majis, but with their awkward age in full swing. However, we did manage to have a
During the festival in Japan in 2001, the gardens of Kew acquired a Japanese wooden house called a Minka. The house is from around 1900 and comes from around the city of Okazaki. Japanese artisans disassembled it and then reassembled
This square, situated in the heart of Guildford, was constructed because the "Society of Friends", known as Quakers, wanted to buy a new meeting place and a cemetery. In 1673 they purchased a building and a small spot at the end of