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Top UK festivals

Top UK festivals 2018

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The UK’s music festivals are world famous but there is plenty more to celebrate in the country's quirky roster of annual top UK festivals.

High tea

Top 10 British foods


Traditional British food / UK food is ‘comfort food’: heartwarming, filling and satisfying. Here are some typical foods and dishes from around the United Kingdom.

UK bank holidays

UK bank holidays and other important UK holidays 2018

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Save this list of UK bank holidays 2018 and other important UK holidays, including all UK public holidays, school holidays, daylight savings, Mother's and Father's Day and more.

Streaming Services

Watch your home country's TV abroad: a guide to international streaming ser...


With content delivery services that offer access to your favourite TV programmes from your home country around the world, living abroad has never been easier.

Ferries across the Channel

Ferries across the Channel: getting around Europe by boat


Travel between mainland Europe and the UK has never been easier, and if you’re sick of air travel there remains the classic option: take a boat.

Cost of living in the UK

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If you're considering moving to the United Kingdom, it is advised to research London house prices, the cost of living in Edinburgh and other cities, along with childcare costs, British food prices, energy prices, and more before you land on British soil.

The surprising truth about driving in the UK


Full of its little quirks, the United Kingdom never fails to produce a few welcome surprises. One of these is that sometimes it’s cheaper to explore the country by car than to book a seat on the train.

UK culture

Culture and social etiquette in United Kingdom


Get started with this short primer on culture and social etiquette in the United Kingdom.

Crime in the UK

Crime and the legal system in the UK


Having a basic idea about crime levels in the UK, areas to avoid, plus an understanding of the legal system, can make your life in the UK much safer.

UK facts

An introduction to the United Kingdom

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An introduction to the United Kingdom, including a brief UK history, the British royal family, the UK government and key historical events in the UK.

UK facts

United Kingdom country factbook


This indepth profile of UK facts includes geography, people, government, economy and transnational issues in the UK.

Emergency numbers in the UK

Emergency phone numbers in the UK

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What number to call in the event of an emergency in the UK.

Airports in the UK

Airports in the UK


If you're travelling to the UK, here's a guide on the main airports in London and beyond, as well as information on UK airports and bookings.

UK transport

UK transport: Trains, metro, buses, and taxis in the UK

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Overview of various UK public transportation in the UK, from travelling by bus, coach, rail, or taxi.

UK political parties

The political system of the United Kingdom


Here is Expatica's short introduction to the political system of the United Kingdom, and some notable UK political parties of influence.

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