Places to visit

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Tower Bridge London

Tower Bridge is recognised around the world. It’s one of a number of iconic destinations that represents London and Great Britain. What you see is the chosen design out of 50 others which were submitted to a competition launched by the City of London Corporation. They set up the “Special Bridge Committee” in 1876 to
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Lost passports

You are abroad, either on holiday or on business. Either way there are lots of distractions to occupy your mind. While there may be odd items among your possessions that can go missing without any real consequence, like sunglasses or an item of clothing, there is one thing that you mustn’t lose. More than 20,000
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Royal Botanical Gardens

Occupying 326 acres and located in Richmond upon Thames south-west London, a short tube journey from central London. The Royal Botanical Gardens are one of the most famous gardens in the world. Here you will find examples of millions of exotic plants from almost every continent. Walk through the heated tropical forest in the Victorian
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The Tower of London

You can’t visit the Tower of London without knowing something of the history. The defeated English were instructed to build the initial construction in the 1070s by William the Conqueror after the 1066 Norman invasion. Also known as London Tower, it stands over 27m the highest points and made from Caen stone quarried in north
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Glass igloos

Imagine lying in bed at night and being able to look up at the stars with the amazing bonus of a full view of the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora. This is exactly what you could be doing if you take a trip to the kakslauttanen igloo village in Finland. For the adventurous,
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Stonehenge the monument

Location: Near Amesbury, Wiltshire, Southern England Post code SP4 7DE Having punctuated the journey from the west country to London and the south east at Stonehenge, I’ve become accustomed to the sight of the stones. It’s a route I take occasionally and the monument, for me, is an ideal ‘half-way’ land-mark. These rocks of ages
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