The art and science of Roman Architecture resulted in the building of fortresses, villas, temples, towns, baths, great walls and Roman roads, all this changing the face of…

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The Irish had built castles before the Normans arrived in 1169, but what they looked like we know not. The first Norman fortifications were earthen mottes in the…

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How did Britain gain access to trade in China? Between 1839 and 1842, British forces fought a war in China that benefitted drug smugglers. Their subsequent victory in…

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63% of UK adults (aged 18+) are overweight or obese (body mass index [BMI] 25+) (2018/19). [1-4] This equates to an estimated 35 million overweight or obese UK…

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Noun, slang: A name for a pair of rain boots. Short for Wellington boots. Primarily used in the UK, but recognized in other countries. What are rain boots…

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Gertrude Ederle (1905-2003) made history and rocketed to international stardom in 1926 when, at age 20, she became the first woman to swim the English Channel, then considered…

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Corporation tax is paid by businesses in the UK, and is calculated on their annual profits, in a similar way to income tax for individuals. The corporation tax…

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The birds listed on Schedule 4 are relevant for England and Wales and were reduced to only 9 in 2008/2009. … Peregrines and Falcons will not need to…

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The New England colonies include Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. The lifestyle of New England’s people was greatly impacted by both its geography and climate. ……

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What should you not miss in New England? PS: Don’t miss our ultimate New England road trip itinerary. Martha’s Vineyard, MA. The Berkshires, MA. Boston, MA. Rockport, MA….

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