United Kingdom

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United Kingdom — The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland comprises four countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Each brings its own particular flavor, from cosmopolitan London and offbeat Edinburgh to quaint Cardiff and newly resurgent Belfast. Discover the best of each region with our United Kingdom Travel Guide.

Why Go

For the gorgeous countryside, world-class museums, charming villages, and history at every turn.

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What's New in United Kingdom

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American-Themed Diners Abroad

March 27, 2014

Tokyo: In American fashion, Baker Bounce serves up its burgers and fries with a drink rarely seen in Japan: root beer. Read More »

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The United Kingdom's Most Beautiful Islands

March 24, 2014

Lying halfway between mainland Shetland and the Orkney islands, Fair Isle is the most remote inhabited island in the United Kingdom. Read More »

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Fire Festivals from Around the World

January 21, 2014

Held the last weekend of January, Up Helly Aa is a celebration of the Viking heritage of the the Scottish Shetland Islands. Locals march through the town of ... Read More »

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Five Things to Do in England's Devon and Cornwall

September 19, 2013 by Amanda Black

England's two southernmost counties are known for their picturesque villages, expansive moors, and pristine beaches, though both Devon and Cornwall also boast a ... Read More »

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Inspired Travel Ideas

July 24, 2013

Covering over 4,000 square miles, the world's largest salt flats are situated near the crest of the Andes. The flats are nearly 12,000 feet above sea level and ... Read More »

United Kingdom Advice

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“Take regular transport rather than tourist buses – it's cheaper and you'll get to mix and mingle with the locals.”

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