Auto-Icon of Jeremy Bentham

Did you know there’s a university building in central London that has a dead body on display all year round? You can go to see it even if you are not a student as Jeremy Bentham is a bit of a tourist attraction. Jeremy Bentham had already died when UCL (University College London) opened but […]


Barbican Conservatory

Unknown to many regular visitors to the Barbican Centre, there is London’s second largest conservatory within the complex housing over 2,000 exotic plants and trees, plus birds and even fish. Even less known is the fact it is open to the public and free to visit. Brutalism and botany come together in harmony at the […]


Dead Parrot Sculpture in Greenwich

In the garden of Devonport House hotel in Greenwich (next door to the National Maritime Museum) there is a sculpture that most people miss. It is on the corner of Romney Road and King William Walk and is on the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. Look inside the railings and there it is, in a […]


Secret Door in British Museum

The Enlightenment Gallery at The British Museum is just off The Great Court and is Room 1 on the museum map. This room was built between 1823 and 1827 to house The King’s Library – a royal collection of over 60,000 books belonging to King George III which were donated to the nation by his […]


London’s secret sights – some attractions you never knew were there

Jeremy Bentham’s skeleton In the South Cloisters of the main building of London ‘s University College stands a cabinet containing the clothed skeleton of philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832). (The head you see is actually Bentham’s wax-covered skull.) The cabinet used to contain Bentham’s entire mummified body, but his corpse didn’t cooperate andhe decayed. […]


Hotels in London

When I was looking for a hotel for me and my husband in London, I saw such an interesting survey. I’m sure that now many people prefer to search and book hotels in London on their own, because it is cheaper, than in agency. That is why I think this information will be usefull. Not […]


Marriage in England

Nowadays there is a huge diversity of templates in our society, which give a possibility to organize a familial British community. These very templates will be a matter of the article. A great number of people resemble each other and they have common characteristic traits. A family in Great Britain relates to the monogamous type […]


How it is: to study in London

Prestigious private English schools are the defined trend, which includes the richest history and secular traditions. It is notorious that today English boarding schools are the most expensive and authoritative institutions abroad. English educational institutions are famous in the whole world because of its qualified education. Graduates a priori become highly qualified for the employers. […]


Students in England

Today, for any student, who chooses education in another town or country, the question of living is very important. Generally, housing rent costs too much. In its turn, location and comfortability of the residence is very significant in studying process as if you need to take into account such factors like capability of communication with […]


Realty in Great Britain

I am sure that many people would like to acquire real estate abroad, for example, in Great Britain, and live there. But people are just afraid of the unknown, price and a lot of various factors that may affect on living there. In this article, I want to talk to you about real estate in […]

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