From sparkling Scottish fjords, to historic gardens and beaches on the South Coast, Britain’s rich countryside will delight you. From peaceful locations to stunning cities with lively shopping centers and film locations, Britain’s diverse destinations will surprise you. From the world’s biggest art festivals to its galleries, Britain’s cultural cocktail will tempt you. And from its historic monuments to its fabulous museums, Britain’s heritage will amuse you.
Whether you visit the UK in spring, summer, autumn or winter, there is so much for you to do and see. So if you’re looking to have a trip packed with unique, traditional, cutting edge, refreshing, imaginative and surprising locations, events and activities, a visit to the UK is your best shot at having all those things - and more - in one place.
3 Main Attractions: Big Ben, Warwick Castle, Stonehenge
Culture Norms: The British are reserved, which may cause them to appear cool and indifferent or overly formal. In fact, they are very friendly and helpful to foreigners. Shake hands with everyone present -- men, women, and children -- at business and social meetings. Shake hands again when leaving. Handshakes are light -- not firm. Women should extend their hand to men first.
Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water – 1.5 $, coffee – 3.8 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons – 72 $
Emergency Numbers: Police, Ambulance & Fire Brigade 112 or 999
Vaccinations: Influenza vaccination recommended for all travellers from November through April. Two doses of MMR vaccinations are recommended for travelers born after 1956 if not previously taken.
Name: British Pound Sterling
1 GBP = 1.12 EUR
1 EUR= 0.90 GBP
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