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Did you know that some metro stations in the state of London are visited by ghosts?       Interesting Facts Life in the UK 

Did you know that some metro stations in the state of London are visited by ghosts?   

Whether anyone believes in spirits or not, we might be convinced that nobody would like to spend the night alone at an empty London subway station. To be able to believe in rumors, some of London’s stations have really been mind-blowing, let’s take a look at them. Kings Cross / St Pancras Station Travelers have repeatedly reported that a young,... Read More
The Early Britannia – Lesson 2 / 2 Life in the UK 

The Early Britannia – Lesson 2 / 2

The Romans Julius Caesar led a Roman invasion of Britain in 55 BC. This was insuccessful and for nearly 100 years Britain remained separate from the Roman Empire. In AD 43 the Emperor Claudius led the Roman army in a new invasion. This time, there was resistance from some of the British tribes but the Romans were successful in occupying... Read More
The English Tie Sequence, or a Garter’s Career Life in the UK United Kingdom 

The English Tie Sequence, or a Garter’s Career

History is a very varied thing, especially in British history, which has repeatedly brought unexpected, astonishing or straightforward conversations. The series of these events also highlighted the embarrassing origin of the UK Royal Mail Order, despite the fact that we are talking about one of the biggest knights of the island today. For the 116th year (1337-1453), medieval Britain and France... Read More
A bloody London harbor: the execution of pirates Life in the UK United Kingdom 

A bloody London harbor: the execution of pirates

In London’s Wapping neighborhood, one of the worst harbor harbors next to the River Thames, where it was the central venue for the pirates, smugglers and rebels who were sentenced to death and sentenced to death. The dock at that time set up a firmly-linked wood floor where regular public executions were held for over 400 years. According to contemporary... Read More
British Christmas habits      Life in the UK United Kingdom 

British Christmas habits    

The majority of Britons spend Christmas Eve evenings together with their friends, and even before going to bed, the kids hang out long, red or striped woolen socks near the fireplace or the window, as Santa Claus (who might be Santa Claus though his story is completely different from our Hungarian Santa Claus) or Father Christmas goes down through the... Read More
The Big Victorian Sex Scandal: 19 Cleveland Street (18+) Interesting Facts Life in the UK 

The Big Victorian Sex Scandal: 19 Cleveland Street (18+)

Sexuality standards, that is, gender morality in Europe – and thus in the United Kingdom – have been determined by the doctrines of Christianity since the early Middle Ages. However, in spite of the unchanged principles, the practice was fluctuating within relatively wide limits over the centuries, and this was not the case in the Victorian age either. The norm... Read More
It was not by chance that Anna Queen of Britain was called Great Britain’s Brandy Life in the UK United Kingdom 

It was not by chance that Anna Queen of Britain was called Great Britain’s Brandy

Three hundred and three years ago, on August 1, 1714, Queen Anne, the last Stuart and the first British ruler, died. Two important moments of English history were dominated: the birth of Britain and the Spanish war of inheritance, which laid the foundation for British power. He was born on February 6, 1665 when his uncle II. Charles sat on... Read More
Public humiliated the first umbrella man in England Life in the UK United Kingdom 

Public humiliated the first umbrella man in England

In the early 1750s, an English traveler Jonas Hanway, who recently returned from his trip to France, began to use a pioneer umbrella on London’s ragged streets. People’s reaction to the phenomenon – considering the English weather and the stereotypes associated with the gentlemen living there – was quite unusual. People were upset. Some people roared, others mocked as they... Read More
How to celebrate Easter the British? Life in the UK United Kingdom 

How to celebrate Easter the British?

Easter is not only one of the most important Christian holidays but also a celebration of spring greeting as well. According to the Christian religion we celebrate Easter resurrection of Jesus, who was crucified on Friday, according to the Bible, but rose again the third day, and death on the cross redeemed the sins of mankind it. Since the spring... Read More
The first Brexin which no one voted Brexit Life in the UK United Kingdom 

The first Brexin which no one voted

Historically, land Britain broke from the rest of Europe for nearly half a million years ago. It started with the 450 thousand years ago, the Strait of Dover opening of a two-step process presented an international team of researchers in the scientific journal Nature Communications entitled. much of the northern hemisphere was covered in ice 450 thousand years ago, is... Read More
The development of the UK rail network Life in the UK United Kingdom 

The development of the UK rail network

In the years between 1830 and 1855 progressed at a rate unparalleled in the UK rail network, the economy is booming, the idea of liberalism triumphed. During this period, about a hundred RU-concurrency fought the desperate fight each other, but only the largest were able to gain the most lucrative business: the London flight. This period is one of the... Read More
The real Game of Thrones – Anarchy years of the 12th century in England Life in the UK United Kingdom 

The real Game of Thrones – Anarchy years of the 12th century in England

Game of Thrones fans is nothing new when my favorite stories in the history of British bases, some episodes produced in parallel. The critically acclaimed novels for television series is based author, George R. R. Martin has itself acknowledged that its work is often inspired by the medieval world famous and less famous the events. Although the Game of Thrones... Read More
The Victorian age, almost everyone nostalgic look … Life in the UK United Kingdom 

The Victorian age, almost everyone nostalgic look …

The Victorian age, almost everyone regarded with nostalgia, even though it was not an easy life, like any age, it also had its shady side. The accompanying documentary can learn everything about the contemporary tricks that were used in connection with food, but they were far from harmless procedures … P36DD_E0mP4 Source: guided tour around London /... Read More
Why not use last name members of the British royal family? British Royal Family Life in the UK 

Why not use last name members of the British royal family?

The British royal family life is practically taking place in public. However, there is one thing that very few people know: this is the last name. Of course, it is natural for thousands of years, the rulers know their first names (if applicable with serial numbers) around the world, is enough to know because everyone that who they are. There... Read More
Trafalgar Square every year in the nation’s Christmas tree arrives in Norway Culture Life in the UK United Kingdom 

Trafalgar Square every year in the nation’s Christmas tree arrives in Norway

In London’s Trafalgar Square every year from Norway, the national Christmas tree. But why there? Most of London knows that the nation’s Christmas tree set up around Christmas have long been arriving in Norway every year. In addition, it is a truly noble gesture of északiaktól, the gift is hiding another, more tragic stories too. It happened that the German... Read More
The guards at Buckingham Palace really bear to wear fur coat? Life in the UK United Kingdom 

The guards at Buckingham Palace really bear to wear fur coat?

If you think about it in front of Buckingham Palace guards accountable serving almost certain that the first thing that jumps into in connection with the huge black fur cap they wear on their heads. Their most important thing in terms of service in the Guard to protect the palace any illegal intrusion or attack, but certainly not insignificant role... Read More
What is the relationship between Westminster Abbey and the Stone of Destiny? Interesting Facts Life in the UK Scotland United Kingdom 

What is the relationship between Westminster Abbey and the Stone of Destiny?

On 30 November 1996, it was returned to the Royal Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland ancient coronation of Scottish kings relic of the Stone of Scone, or Stone of Destiny to that of London’s Westminster Abbey guarded by seven centuries. The Scots in Scotland this most precious relic made of sandstone head was cut off size of 66 x 43 x... Read More
British war dead commemorated in London Life in the UK United Kingdom 

British war dead commemorated in London

The British monarch in London on Sunday with the participation of remembering the past century British war dead form. The Remembrance Sunday, remembering that Sunday is always the end of World War I combat acts of ceasefire anniversary, November 11, closest to Sunday due under almost a tradition going back centuries. The yearly since 1919, the central memorial ceremony venue... Read More
November 13 2016: Poppy Day, that the British War commemoration of the Day Life in the UK United Kingdom 

November 13 2016: Poppy Day, that the British War commemoration of the Day

  The last few days have certainly noticed everyone to bump into botolhattunk poppy sellers in London, but what is this all about? The commemoration is based on the November 11, 1918, the events, as well as a tribute to the efforts of heroes, and the results of the victims of the recent wars. Are you always on the commemoration... Read More
The Tower of London ravens of legend Life in the UK United Kingdom 

The Tower of London ravens of legend

If the Tower of London ravens leave, collapse of the monarchy – this legend meet all tourists who visit the famous fortress. The myth, however, is not as ancient as we usually think of people. Probably a Victorian-era tale is fictional. Legend has it that in the mid-1600s II. Charles King of England court astronomer John Flamstead complained about the... Read More
November 12 2016: Lord Mayor’s Show, that the City of London main street party organized in honor of the Mayor Life in the UK United Kingdom 

November 12 2016: Lord Mayor’s Show, that the City of London main street party organized in honor of the Mayor

  In London, he held every year Lord Mayor’s Show is one of the longest-standing tradition in the life of the city, when the days of creativity, dance and music is framed. The tradition also stems from the 16th century, when the whole city is a huge street celebration united. This year we can expect a three-mile-long parade Bank and... Read More
City within a city: City of London Life in the UK United Kingdom 

City within a city: City of London

  The City of London is a geographically small areas of land in central London, the city’s historical center around which the city grew along with Westminster. The city borders since the end of the Middle Ages, almost unchanged since then, and the consequent increase in the London area is only a very small part belongs to it. Often cited... Read More
November 5 Bonfire Day: that is, the night of bonfires and fireworks British Life in the UK United Kingdom 

November 5 Bonfire Day: that is, the night of bonfires and fireworks British

Already several days resonant sound of fireworks in the city, but what may be the real reason is that this time around, Londoners feel that everything must be cigarette first thing, but at least be shooting into the sky? How deep into this weird tradition ásshassunk, we first need to travel back in time, back to the 1603 year when... Read More
October 31. Halloween in Anglo-Saxon countries – but what is it exactly? Life in the UK United Kingdom 

October 31. Halloween in Anglo-Saxon countries – but what is it exactly?

Hungary Halloween – All Hallows Eve that a stray spirits and the Celtic god of death Night – Celebrating a few years ago was truly a rarity, but now more and hear more about it. Home 1 November All Saints’ Day, November 2, the Day of the Dead is there but it’s like any other Christian countries. All Saints (Latin:... Read More
Killer beard while combing skirts and death – life-threatening 19th-century fashion Life in the UK United Kingdom 

Killer beard while combing skirts and death – life-threatening 19th-century fashion

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s wife, Fanny 1861 peacefully sitting at home one afternoon when her dress suddenly caught fire. Burns proved to be so serious that the next day he died. According to the obituary of a match or a burning piece of paper caused the fire. At this time it was not an unusual way to die. At the time,... Read More
This year, almost all of the Great Fire of London is 350th anniversary Life in the UK United Kingdom 

This year, almost all of the Great Fire of London is 350th anniversary

This year, almost all of the Great Fire of London is 350th anniversary, so it is not surprising that it was an awesome animation of London in the 17th century. De Montfort University really creative students made a spectacular short film, in which you can glide through the streets of contemporary London, as if he were sitting in a drone.... Read More
A day trip from London: magic of Stonehenge Life in the UK United Kingdom Travel 

A day trip from London: magic of Stonehenge

Stonehenge, on the Salisbury Plain in southern England resistant, high gray sandstone blocks built huge monuments that special attraction on archeology and vivid impact on people’s imagination to this day. Today’s stage is largely ruined archaeological exhibition site and the fact that the 21 km area is not used for building rubble, in the Middle Ages and early modern times... Read More
Early Britain – Lesson 2 Life in the UK 

Early Britain – Lesson 2

Assistance in obtaining British citizenship. Lesson 2 The first people who lived in Britain hunting dealt with. We call this era the Stone Age. The region at this time hunting groups populated who committed herds. The Stone Age was connected to the mainland UK Mainland Bridge. At the time, due to a lower level of the sea could dry foot... Read More
Do you know where to hang the London police rain coats around Leicester Square? Interesting Facts Life in the UK United Kingdom 

Do you know where to hang the London police rain coats around Leicester Square?

Leicester Square is one of London’s busiest square, not surprising since an infinite number of theaters, restaurants and other entertainment facilities can be found in the area. But it was not as old times, so much of the 1930s at the nearby intersection needed the constant traffic police management. The right to police the changeable weather conditions on the one... Read More
What are you looking for two teenagers in Roman London? Life in the UK United Kingdom 

What are you looking for two teenagers in Roman London?

Asian, according to experts certainly skeletons belonging to ethnic Chinese archaeologists have discovered Southwark district excavated Roman cemetery in the center of the British capital. The discovery is unique and baffled researchers because so far only one Asian descent human remains found in the territory of the Empire era, namely Italy. According to experts, it is a sensational discovery, since... Read More
England thus became the master of the seas Life in the UK United Kingdom 

England thus became the master of the seas

England, the Spanish “Invincible Armada” 1588 dismantling of the announced need for domination over the world’s oceans, but outside Spain path of another power also was this: in the Netherlands, which skimmed significant portion flows between Europe and the rest of the world trade benefits of. In the 17th century the two countries as allies opposed the Habsburg conquest ambitions,... Read More
What happened in London a huge statue of Freddie Mercury? Interesting Facts Life in the UK United Kingdom 

What happened in London a huge statue of Freddie Mercury?

Those who walked around in London’s Tottenham Court Road a few years ago, completely sure that stumbled giant Freddie Mercury statue erected above the theater entrance to Dominion Theatre is more available there. The statue choice was not accidental at all, because this site has hosted for 12 years of ‘We Will Rock You’, the musicals based solely on the... Read More
The secret of London’s Fortnum & Mason store clock Life in the UK United Kingdom 

The secret of London’s Fortnum & Mason store clock

London offers plenty of historical attractions and it is founded from the century-old classic shops are no exception. Indeed! At these locations, usually just to thicken the history, especially if it is a grand and royal family are we talking about paying attention to special places like standing around Piccadilly Circus The Fortnum & Mason. The store itself is the... Read More
‘Please offer me a seat “- new badges meet the London public transport Life in the UK United Kingdom 

‘Please offer me a seat “- new badges meet the London public transport

It is already broadly familiar to the London maternity provided by TFL (ie the London transport company) ‘Baby on Board’ that is, ‘Little Baby on board’ badges labeled wear, thus drawing the other travelers’ attention to the happy situation. In such cases, many of them happy to hand over the place but what about the travelers, who are at first... Read More
It turned out what caused the Great Fire of London Life in the UK United Kingdom 

It turned out what caused the Great Fire of London

The extent of the famous 1666 fire of destruction, the majority of the medieval city center, the City vaporized houses, hitherto the city’s antiquated structure of stacked wooden houses crowded attributed. Perhaps the real culprit is not the backwardness, but on the contrary a too rapid development and industrialization was that? Many people think exactly are aware of how it... Read More
John Snow in London drinking fountain Interesting Facts Life in the UK United Kingdom 

John Snow in London drinking fountain

The original drinking fountain in the western part of Soho, the Broadwick Street is now hundreds of years. Seemingly insignificant source of water, but London’s history still occupies a prominent place, namely due to a very sad reason. In 1854, this area of ​​London is a very serious cholera outbreak, which has successfully identified the source of Dr. John Snow... Read More
Why lend to certain foods London streets names? – Part 2 Interesting Facts Life in the UK United Kingdom 

Why lend to certain foods London streets names? – Part 2

The road has already begun on another while walking the streets of London after watching stories in this section are one way or the food but got their name. Walking through the streets of London often rácsodálkozhatunk a street name, but this is not surprising, as measured within a 6-mile radius from the city center, more than 60 000 street.... Read More
Why lend to certain foods London streets names? – Part 1 Interesting Facts Life in the UK United Kingdom 

Why lend to certain foods London streets names? – Part 1

Walking through the streets of London often rácsodálkozhatunk a street name, but this is not surprising, as measured within a 6-mile radius from the city center, more than 60 000 street. Some of the history of the name may have been lost in the fog of the past, but a fair number you can find one that will also survived... Read More
What is the United Kingdom? – Lesson 1 Life in the UK 

What is the United Kingdom? – Lesson 1

Assistance in obtaining British citizenship. Lesson 1 The United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is made up. The rest of Ireland is an independent country. The official name of the country of the United Kingdom, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The term of Britain to England, Scotland, and Wales is understood to Northern Ireland do... Read More
How did this a lot of pigeons in London’s Trafalgar Square? Life in the UK United Kingdom 

How did this a lot of pigeons in London’s Trafalgar Square?

We all know that even in Trafalgar Square in London, not only for tourists, but the pigeons are very popular. But why this space and why not the other hundreds in the city? The design of the space has already started, and then seemed to become one of the city’s heart, because it was irrefutable popularity in the 1830s. As... Read More
The equestrian statues in London hides a secret code can be? Interesting Facts Life in the UK United Kingdom 

The equestrian statues in London hides a secret code can be?

There is a popular urban legend that only his equestrian statue views know that the person depicted how lelhette death. It is said that if one of the horse’s hoof is raised and then the rider sustained serious injuries received in battle, then you might as well be dead. If both horses’ hooves in the air to rise, probably the... Read More
A day trip from London: City of shells, Whitstable Life in the UK Travel 

A day trip from London: City of shells, Whitstable

A day trip from London: City of shells, Whitstable Apparently the heat does not field a while back in England, but still very pleasant for trips to London a nearby beach. Today Whitstable damage to the city was chosen, among other reasons, because the train from London can be reached in approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. The town could... Read More
The London Roman Baths, which may not be so old? Life in the UK Travel 

The London Roman Baths, which may not be so old?

He lived in the Victorian era London’s population was fairly gullible perspective today, although many people prefer this has been said at the time that they are rather sophisticated. As a hitherto little-known small spa owner has started híresztelni that the pool has been owned by the Romans also used, almost everyone immediately collapsed on the news. This innocence went... Read More
How many people at the same time is able to transport 11 London Underground lines? Life in the UK Travel 

How many people at the same time is able to transport 11 London Underground lines?

A long and tedious occasion metrózásaink able to beat all kinds of strange ideas take root in people’s minds. There were those who, for example, wondered whether tartózkodhatna many people at one time under the ground when flying to London every subway car közelekedne maximum number of passengers. Then it was the thing, the following findings megtaláljtok for a fitting.... Read More
Winston Churchill had predicted his own death? Interesting Facts Life in the UK United Kingdom 

Winston Churchill had predicted his own death?

Britain’s best-known prime minister, Sir Winston Churchill once stated that on the same day will be left in the shadow world as his father, Lord Randolph Churchill, who passed away on 24 January 1895. No matter how incredible, Churchill’s intuition came true. When I fell ill before his death, relatives and friends were convinced that no wrong and refused Buckingham... Read More
Day trip from London to Canterbury city of the ancient Celtic Life in the UK United Kingdom Travel 

Day trip from London to Canterbury city of the ancient Celtic

On the banks of the river Stour in Kent city located primarily as the Archbishop of Canterbury – Britain’s most senior Church of England spiritual leader of – its headquarters are recognized worldwide. The name of the city of Geoffrey Chaucer’s 14th century history, the ‘Canterbury Tales’ has been immortalized, but favorable location, a bishop and because of archbishop Centre... Read More
Churchill War Rooms: the secret II London. World War II government command and information center Life in the UK United Kingdom 

Churchill War Rooms: the secret II London. World War II government command and information center

Churchill War Rooms: the secret II London. World War II government command and information center A few weeks ago it had now converted into a museum in a former secret government bunker pleasure to visit, which is next to the St. James Park, Buckingham Palace and Downing Street neighborhood hiding in a building. Unique historic location, where the rooms shown... Read More
Notting Hill Carnival Culture Life in the UK United Kingdom 

Notting Hill Carnival

Every year, the last weekend in August will be held in London Europe’s biggest street carnival – világviszonyatban and after the second largest direct Rio – Notting Hill in West London subway stop nearby streets. The merriment lasts for two days, on Sunday the kids while the adults are reserved for Monday. The cavalcade of the main attractions of the... Read More
Oxford Street Secrets Life in the UK United Kingdom Travel 

Oxford Street Secrets

London trip or tread on every corner mysteries: Oxford Street Secrets You probably all know where Oxford Street in London, probably bought something on the ‘main street’, because if you turn around here, it must fit. But what if what the majority of people can not get to Oxford Street from? Probably a lot of things, but I’ll help. What... Read More
SKYE is the limit – avagy Skóciában nem csak “Skócok” laknak Life in the UK Scotland Travel 

SKYE is the limit – avagy Skóciában nem csak “Skócok” laknak

Több okot is tudnék mondani, hogy miért épp Skye szigetet vettem célba… 1. Elindultam McPokemonra vadászni olyan helyre, ahol eddig még senki sem szüretelte le őket… 2. Gyorsan felszaladtam Skóciába, mielőtt Hadri-Brexi-Ánus újra felhúzza a falakat… 3. Túrázni szeretnék, mert annyira elhíztam, hogy a Zasszony szerint már csak az ehető fogyókúrás könyveket veszem meg… 4. Egyéb …Maradjunk az utóbbinál. Egy... Read More
Ezek a házak már több száz éve dőlnek Life in the UK Travel 

Ezek a házak már több száz éve dőlnek

Némelyik ferdébb, mint a pisai torony, mégis áll már négyszáz-hatszáz éve. A gondot egy közeli folyó, a nedves gerendák, na meg az emberi gondatlanság okozta, de a hibából mindenütt erényt kovácsoltak: a ferde házak mára turistalátványossággá váltak. Megmutatjuk Európa legszebb ferde házait. Ferde házak városa Emlékeznek a mondókára Agatha Christie izgalmas krimijéből, aFerde házból? „Járt egy sanda ember, Görbe útjain,... Read More