be fooled by what you learned in school England isnt
just about dry lists of names in history books and musty, drafty
castles. Todays traveler will find England to be a charming,
fascinating destination, full of picturesque, famous towns, trendy
clubs and, of course, plenty of history. And, if that wasnt
enough, English cuisine is undergoing a revival London boasts
an array of chic new restaurants.
The most famous of all picturesque English villages is Stratford-upon-Avon,
home of William Shakespeare, but there are many others well worth
the travelers time. The town of Bath, a town well-known to
Jane Austen lovers, boasts unique architecture and a relaxing atmosphere.
Fond of the tales of Robin Hood? Then visit Nottinghamshire, where
the famous tales of derring-do were set. For travelers not so enamored
of quaint villages, London has everything a modern traveler could
want grand museums, old-fashioned pubs and plenty of exciting
Of course, no trip to England would be complete without learning
of some of the history behind the country; consider visiting any
of the stately old castles or manors. London alone has many historical
landmarks such as the Tower of London, the reconstructed Globe Theater
and Buckingham Palace and, of course, if you get tired of
walking, take a break to admire the famous Crown Jewels!
by Liana Sharer