The UK is home to some of the most picturesque beaches, quaint villages and bucolic countryside scenery that you will find anywhere. To complement this, you'll find unique accommodation options that range from quirky boutique stays to grand opulent manor houses and sophisticated urban pads.
The Jewel in the UK's crown, London, has been a cosmopolitan city for centuries, a rich tapestry built up over a timescale that spans civilisations. No other city in the world can compete with London for its historical heritage – but it’s certainly not a city chained to its past. With one of the most vibrant cultural scenes of any world city, extraordinary ethnic diversity and a reputation for endless innovation, London is as important today as it ever was.
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Contrary to popular belief that Big Ben refers to the world famous clock, it is actually the name of the thirteen ton bell. The tower itself is known as St. Stephen’s Tower
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Traditional eaten on a Sunday, roast dinners are comprised of meat (chicken, lamb, pork or beef), roast potatoes, vegetable, a Yorkshire pudding and plenty of gravy. The 2nd most popular dish in Britain can be found in almost every pub across the UK.
A traditional Scottish dish, haggis is made from sheep's pluck, onion, oatmeal and spices encased in sheeps stomach. Despite how it sounds, haggis has a deliciious savoury taste and is often served with 'neeps and tatties' and whiskey.
The original name for this dish was 'Welsh rabbit', this was later reinterpreted as the dish contains no actual rabbit. Welsh rarebit consists of a cheese sauce over toasted bread. The sauce can be made in many different ways, from sticking with just cheese to mixing with mustard to make a béchamel sauce.
The Welsh town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwlllllandysiliogogogoch is the longest name of a town in the world.
Make time in your itinerary for a few nights' stay to experience the bustle and joy of this thrilling city with its incredible culture, cuisine, shopping and wellness offerings – and also its surprising number of gorgeous green spaces.
Croatia is a popular destination for South Africans because of all it has to offer. From delicious cuisine to heart-racing adventures, Croatia is a thrilling destination.