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Traditions in Great Britain

London
Strict following of rules remains one of main traits of local residents. This is true for absolutely all spheres of life. Londoners are very careful and diligent in work. They are very patient in filling various papers and documents, and carefully follow the traffic rules. It is worth noting that the same is expected from the newcomers. Any violation of public policies or generally accepted norms can cause frustration and confusion. Local people are very sensitive to nature. While walking in the … Read more
Edinburgh
Residents of Edinburgh are quite friendly and sociable, even though they may seem to be a bit closed at first glance. Finding an explanation to this fact is not really complicated - the fact is according to the local etiquette rules people should stay calm during the acquaintance or at the first meeting. Locals usually greet each other with the phrase «How do you do?» and a slight handshaking (by the way, this is true for both men and women). Locals do not like to talk to strangers. They will … Read more
Blackpool
Vast majority of travelers visit Blackpool during the days of the world famous festival Blackpool Illuminations. The festival starts in the beginning of September and lasts 66 days. Without a doubt, this is the largest festival of illumination in the world. Moreover, it’s absolutely free to enter. During 66 days the streets of Blackpool are transformed into fabulous alleys, which are illuminated by thousands of lights and colored bulbs. The main streets of the city are decorated with unusual … Read more
York
York is famous for its magnificent festivals and national holidays. There are more than fifty of them during a year. Among these national celebrations tourists will find both quite young festivals and events that have been organized by the local people for centuries. Travelers who are fortunate enough to visit the city at the end of October will be able to attend beautiful Festival of Illumination. As a rule, it starts on October 27 and lasts during four days. This is one of the youngest but no … Read more
Glasgow
A rich choice of interesting symbols is one of main national peculiarities of Glasgow. Some of them have appeared just recently, while others have decorated costumes, flags and emblems for many centuries. Thistle flower is the most famous symbol of the city. The image of the flower can be seen on numerous souvenirs. This symbolic image graced the local coins even five hundred years ago. According to a legend, in ancient times the thistle helped to save the country from invaders. Enemy forces … Read more
Birmingham
The local residents follow a mass of interesting traditions and customs, many of which may seem quite original to travellers, while others can simply cause confusion. For example, opposite to all international standards the local people use their own system of weights and measures. In any pub visitors will certainly be provided with a pint of beer rather than the usual "a half of a liter". This feature is by far not the only one that distinguishes the culinary traditions of the local people. … Read more
Liverpool
Liverpool is the city in the north-west of England, located at the mouth of the Mercy River. It also the second largest export port of Great Britain. Liverpool is famous for its outstanding football clubs - Liverpool and Everton; and music fans recognize this city as the birthplace of the glorious band - the Beatles. However, if you do not belong to any of these categories, there is still a lot to see and be surprised about! A city with a rich history and traditions, a bizarre interweaving of … Read more
Cardiff
Cardiff is well known far beyond the borders of the country not only because of a large number of various attractions, but thanks to its vibrant cultural life. Each year the city hosts many interesting and unique festivals, each of which definitely deserves attention of curious travelers. Summer months are particularly rich in holidays. During this period the city is always visited by many tourists from other countries. Cardiff Castle is the most famous sight of the city. During many years the … Read more

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