Great Britain - Understand Great Britain and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
All the info you need on everything from history, the landscape, the arts and culture to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And learn the local lingo with a handy glossary.
- a rundown on where to see the football, cricket, tennis and the country’s other top sporting events
- info on Britain’s architecture, from ancient stone circles and crumbling castles to gorgeous Georgian creations
- full coverage of Britain’s colourful history of kings and queens, Empire and inventors
- details on the arts, from Shakespeare and Turner to the Beatles and James Bond
Coverage includes: Great Britain Today, History, The British Table, Architecture in Britain, The Arts, The British Landscape, Sporting Britain, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Glossary.
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