The United Kingdom or UK for short is one of the more popular territories in Europe. Keep in mind that when traveling in Europe, you need a separate visa to visit this area of the continent. United Kingdom is not usually part of Europe Tour packages so make sure to inform your Traveling Agent beforehand that you want United Kingdom to be part of the itinerary so you wont have any problems.
You would not want to miss retracing the life of one of the worlds beloved royalty Princess Diana. Here are some sights in United Kingdom you should try to squeeze in your schedule.
London is for you to taste the English kind of life – the privileged and the luxurious kind of life. The Original London Walks is Londons South Bank Walk where walking has never been more leisurely. Having an unguided stroll through this path while smelling the breeze of the Thames River is something you cannot do in other countries that are too developed because most of those cities will be filled with big buildings so the city sidewalk is all you have along with the noisy cars.
You also have to check out Harrods to get a taste of English shopping. The home of the royalties that is the Buckingham Palace has been the residence of the royal bloods since Queen Victorias time.
Ireland is home to a lot of the legendary authors of all time. Discover how many of them grew up or even better stay there longer and try your hand at writing. There are surely some inspirations you can pick up in the busy streets and in the lonely unpaved roads to the provinces.
Drop by Sligo to have a taste of Irish culture and to see for your eyes why WB Yeats loved this place so much. While you are there, take home a seashell with you. The locals have this penchant for Shell Fish primarily because of the fact that the literal translation of Sligo is place of shells.
The Rock of Gibraltar is one of the wonders of nature. There was even a movie made about it starring Drew Barrymore when she was still a kid. The rock is said to have been there already even before the British came. The Strait of Gibraltar links two big bodies of water the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. There is something about the place that is truly special for the British to fight over Spain just to continue its domination. In case you did not know the famous designer John Galliano is from this place.
These are just some of the many stops and sights in United Kingdom. There are still so many other worthy places to visit that are frequent favorites or obscure ones waiting to be discovered. The sights to see in United Kingdom are boundless. It is no wonder why one of Europes biggest businesses is its tourism industry. Imagine United Kingdom is just a portion of Europe. If you are overwhelmed by all the possibilities then think very carefully about the objective of your vacation. From then on you can start jotting down the places you want to visit and cut them down if you think you are going to have problems due to time constraint.