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United Kingdom

Discover the four kingdoms of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Read more of various things to do, places to visit and other helpful travel tips!

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United Kingdom

Quick Travel Tips

Capital City:

British English

Sterling Pounds (£)
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UK Emergency Number:
999 (for life threat emergencies) or 111 (for non-life threat emergencies)

Electricity Voltage and Travel Adapter:
230Volts, 50Hz  - Adapter Type G

Right Hand Drive - Drive on the left side of the road. 

Top activities in the UK

Explore the UK

UK-Filipino Leaders Awards: Recognising Outstanding Community Service

The UK-Filipino Leadership award aims to recognise the Filipino Leaders in the UK. These outstanding individuals and groups have consistently devoted their time, skills and talents in helping fellow Filipinos in need, organising community projects and raising awareness of various community causes.

The Benefits of having Dual Citizenship (Filipino and British)

I recently re-acquired my Filipino citizenship since I became a naturalised UK citizen. This is in compliance with the PH constitution so I can still enjoy the perks of being a Filipino. Sharing the benefits and process on how to apply for dual citizenship in Philippine Embassy in London, United Kingdom.

Best UK Travel Itinerary for 2 Weeks

If you are planning to visit the UK for 2 weeks, here’s the best travel itinerary to guide you around England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Easy Steps On How To Get A Schengen Visa (In the UK)

If you are wondering how to get a Schengen visa to visit the mainland Europe (Schengen countries), here is a comprehensive guide on how you can apply for Schengen Visa in the UK. I also compiled the list of embassies, Schengen visa requirements, visa fees and how to get your appointment thru VFS UK or embassies.

Princess Cruises: The Best British Isles Cruise (Review) Experience

The British Isles cruise is an unexpected discovery of different highlights around the UK and Ireland. Princess Cruises offers a great itinerary and cruise ship packages. Sharing my experience from few days cruising around the British Isles with all the shore excursion and Royal Princess highlights onboard.

How To Easily Apply For UK Citizenship and British Passport

UK Citizenship is a special privilege and it is not an easy process. I would like to share the process I have been through on how did I apply for my British citizenship and getting my first British passport. You can find here the details and process of British naturalisation from spouse visa, ILR and citizenship test.

YotelAir Gatwick Experience and Best Travel Hacks (#CleverTravel)

Sharing our experience during our recent stay at YotelAir Gatwick Airport Hotel. If you need a place to stay near Gatwick Airport, this post will help to make your trip more comfortable. Sharing some best travel hacks and packing tips as a part of the #CleverTravel campaign of YotelAir.

Snowdonia Mountains Hiking and Camping North Wales Guide

One of the most popular things to do in Snowdonia National Park in Wales, UK is to hike Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales and one of the highest peaks in British isles. Sharing Snowdonia hiking routes, the train journey up and down the summit via Snowdon Mountain Railway and hiking tips plus so much more!

Points of Interest: Places to Visit and Things to Do in Birmingham

Here are some places to visit Birmingham, UK. Plenty of things to do in England’s second largest city. Mostly known for its industrial background and the home of the famous chocolate factory, Cadbury World. I hope to inspire and encourage you to visit the heart of England. There is more to see in the UK than London!

Beautiful Castles and Palaces to Visit in the UK (England, Scotland and Wales)

If you are visiting Great Britain, it’s impossible to miss to pay a visit the castles and palaces around the UK. Here is the list of the beautiful castles and palaces in the UK that are worth visiting with your family and friends. These famous castles and glamorous palaces are located in England, Scotland and Wales.

Best British Expressions That You Need To Know (British Slang Words)

Confused and lost with all the British slang words you hear from your British friends? Here are the best British Expressions that I’ve encountered here in the United Kingdom! These English expressions will surely make your banter with your British friends more fun and engaging.


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