Archive for Styczeń, 2011

TRAVEL BACK IN TIME – TONGLI TOWN IN CHINA

Styczeń 30, 2011

Tongli is one of the best preserved water-towns in China with a history of more than 1000 years. Located on the eastern shore of Taihu Lake it is full of little islands joined by forty nine bridges in different styles and sizes encompassing fifteen rivers. It’s very touristy especially during weekends and national holidays but […]

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WALES – LAND APART. CONWY AND ITS FORBIDDEN CASTLE

Styczeń 30, 2011

When you approach this tiny town located on an estuary at the northern tip of Snowdonia National Park, there’s a certain “ do not enter” feel about the place. Perched on a rock above the estuary, its medieval fortress looms over the town, guarded by eight round towers and an imposing suspension bridge. You can […]

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SKIING IN SCOTLAND

Styczeń 23, 2011

Every winter thousands of skiers and snowboarders head to Europe in search of winter adrenaline thrills. But they could reconsider and spend winter holiday in Scotland which offers very good skiing conditions and boasts five well-established centres, all offering something different. Last year was a great one for skiing and this one is not bad […]

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HOW BRITAIN IS GOVERNED Basil’s introduction.

Styczeń 23, 2011

THE BRITISH CONSTITUTION This is a really short section, because there isn’t one. At least, there isn’t a witten constitution. Anyway, for certain British people the idea of having a written constitution is anathema. They fondly believe that not having a constitution implies that everything’s allowed, whereas the Government exercises its freedoms too as there […]

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TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH THE BEST TRAVEL OPERATORS IN THE UK

Styczeń 23, 2011

If you’re searching for an adventure and inspiration we have a great selection of the best British tour operators, specialist travel agencies, overland operators and accommodation specialists. Hope this info can satisfy all your travel needs and give you an insight to many fascinating worldwide destinations. ACTION OUTDOORS www.action-outdoors.co.uk +44 (0)203 328 5443 Fancy a […]

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WEIRD AND BIZARRE MUSEUMS

Styczeń 10, 2011

It’s a fact that UK boasts some of the world’s best museums. Who hasn’t heard about mummies (British Museum), dinosaurs in Natural History Museum or great paintings in National Gallery. But Britain has more surprises in store with its bizarre offerings outside London. Museum of Mental Health This lunatic asylum still offers a chilling insight […]

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ESCAPE TO THE CITY – THE CITY OF LONDON

Styczeń 3, 2011

The Square Mile is not only full of banks with its modern architecture and other financial institutions. At its heart stands The Bank of England surrounded by historic buildings, free museums, a busy market and peaceful gardens offering escape from city’s hustle and bustle. THE BANK OF ENGLAND The Bank has been located in Threadneedle […]

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