Tag Archives: Britain

Welcome to Britain

Everyone’s favorite Brit Stephen Fry is starring in a just released little “welcome to the U.K.” video created by London’s Heathrow Airport. The short film is calculated to introduce foreign visitors to some of the quirks of British culture. Appropriately filmed inside … Continue reading

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It’s a Dismaland after all

Those of us who didn’t get to visit Banksy’s much hyped Dismaland can now get to see just what we missed. This newly released video, “Dismaland–The Official Unofficial Film”, directed by Jamie Brightmore, should more than supply your daily dose … Continue reading

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Mapping Diversity

London-based painter and printmaker Yanko Tihov has created a brilliant map of London out of passports. Using census data, the map demonstrates the increasing diversity of the UK capital, while showing the most common non-British nationalities in each borough. Inspired … Continue reading

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British Problems

Based on reddit posts, the ever clever folks at Buzz Feed have compiled this hilarious set of quintessentially British “problems”. If you’ve ever spent time in the UK, these images will resonate for you. If not, just have a laugh. … Continue reading

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Islands of Britain

I recently stumbled across this fascinating documentary hosted and narrated by actor Martin Clunes of Doc Martin and Men Behaving Badly fame. The show travels throughout Britain visiting various islands and exploring how the progress of technology is impacting the … Continue reading

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London Curiocity

London Curiocity is a map/magazine (or magazine/map) and website dedicated to the history and mystery of London. It offers unique and quirky angles on exploring Britain’s greatest city. The clever magazine is folded like a pocket map and fits in … Continue reading

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Join the Slow Travel Movement

Thanks to Jools Stone from He Thought of Trains blog for this discovery: The Slow Travel Website, the brainstorm of web designer Pauline Kenny and her husband, software developer Steve Cohen, is the information source for people interested in traveling … Continue reading

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It’s Time For The Great British Beer Festival

Britain’s biggest beer festival The Great British Beer Festival kicks off today and stretches across a good part of the week till August 7th at the Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre. Hosted by the Campaign for Real Ale, the event will … Continue reading

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