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Glastonbury Tor

From the series “15 Historical Monuments, with Riddles not yet Solved”
In the English county of Somerset has placed a mysterious Glastonbury Tor. A lot of legends and mysteries are connected with it. In the Medieval time there was built the stone Church of St Michael. Nowadays on the top of the hill we can see a wonderful church’s tower. One legend is that this old tower is the entrance to the Avalon, another says that near the tower was buried the King Arthur and his wife.

The 145 meters high hill has perfect geometrical configuration. This made people to develop the theory that the hill was built by people and it is a holy place of the ancestors. The hill has always been attractive for pilgrims. A long time ago there were old monasteries and the Abby. Nowadays we can see only some fragments of these buildings.

Today Glastonbury Hill is one of the main … Read all

St Pancras International

From the series “Top 14 Most Astonishing Railway Stations in the World”
St Pancras International is quite interesting historical railway station in London. It was opened in 1868 in a neo-gothic building made from red bricks. In the late 20th century the railway station was rebuilt at a cost of £800 million. After the reconstruction the station became the prominent city landmark. In 1873 it was decided to open the hotel of 500 rooms. Hotel "Midland Grand" worked there for about 50 years and in 1935 was closed and rooms were rebuilt in the offices.

During the Second World War the building was seriously damaged. Thanks to local architects, the building was saved and renewed. The station adores travelers with its modern interior and decoration. St Pancras contains two levels platforms. The upper platforms were made especially for international trains. The … Read all
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Cuisine and restaurants of Great Britain

London
Tourists with different budgets can easily enjoy a true gastronomic holiday in London. Savvy guests of the British capital should not forget to try local doughnuts that are available in virtually all cafes and fast food chains. Local doughnuts can come with a variety of fillings, with chocolate, cream, caramel, peanut butter, and strawberry being the most popular. There are even doughnuts with very unusual fillings, for example, cream with whiskey. In the morning, head to one of the local … Read more
Edinburgh
Not only high-class restaurants but also numerous pubs offer the most popular national cuisine dishes in Edinburg. Cock-a-leekie is an everlasting popular dish that local people have cooked and loved for centuries. The soup doesn’t have a fixed recipe as it is always cooked from seasonal vegetables that are available in local gardens at a certain time of the year. Dried plums are the main secret ingredient of the soup. In the past, cock-a-leekie was a popular peasant dish. Nowadays, even … Read more
Blackpool
Lancashire hotpot is one of the oldest and traditional dishes in Blackpool that locals like and keep cooking for centuries. It is quite simple to cook it at home as all ingredients for this nutritious meat dish are affordable and not hard to find. To cook Lancashire hotpot, you will need approximately one kilogram of lamb meat. Experienced chefs recommend lamb shoulder as the best choice for this dish. Cut the meat into small cubes, approximately 2 centimeters large. Lamb kidneys are an … Read more
Manchester
A special component of Manchester cuisine is baking, here they prepare amazing pies and cakes. The most famous culinary masterpiece which can be tasted in local restaurants is considered to be Manchester tart, today it is prepared in absolutely different countries. To prepare the dough, the following ingredients are needed: 220 g flour, 90 g butter, 30 g sugar, 1 egg and 2 egg yolks. For the filling, you will need 3 oranges, zest from two limes and two oranges, 6 eggs, 1 ripe mango, 3 … Read more
York
Perhaps, Yorkshire pudding is the most famous dish that tourists can try in York. The first recipe of this internationally renowned pudding was published in 1737. The recipe hasn’t changed much since that time. Small puddings are served as the main dish and as an addition to various foods, for example, to meat. To cook Yorkshire pudding, take very simple ingredients: 3 eggs, 175ml of milk, 50ml of water, 125g of flour, and salt. Mix all ingredients until you get a smooth dough that looks … Read more
Glasgow
The traditional cuisine of Glasgow is simply impossible to imagine without Haggis. The cooking method of this dish looks very exotic to many foreign guests. Haggis contains sheep’s pluck stuffed with a mix of oat and barley porridge, as well as various ingredients like sheep liver and heart. Whiskey is an important ingredient of this dish. Haggis is usually stewed on a slow fire and then served with mash potatoes or a turnip puree. Despite the fact that the cooking method of this dish may … Read more
Birmingham
Some national dishes, the recipes of which were invented in Birmingham, look quite unusual even to the British. For example, local cafes and restaurants started offering Balti in the 70s of the previous century. This dish is reminiscent of the traditional Indian curry. Balti is usually cooked in a wok and served in small cast-iron bowls. It is believed that locals fell in love with the traditional Indian cuisine after the appearance of Balti. Nowadays, local chefs skillfully adjust Indian … Read more
Liverpool
Seafood is the basis and the main ingredient of the regional cuisine in Liverpool. Local chefs use different varieties of seafood to cook delicious food. The majority of traditional dishes are very simple to cook, and their recipes appeared centuries ago. Yet during the Middle Ages, local people started cooking various fish soups. Nowadays, numerous travelers head to local pubs to try these dishes that have become the classical national food. Tuna is particularly delicious in local cafes and … Read more

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