If you’re an Anglophile, then chances are, Britain is at the top of your travel bucket list. In fact, we’ll bet that you’ve probably been once or twice before... However, you don’t always have to end up in England if you want an Anglo-inspired vacation. There are plenty of different destination options if you fancy something a tiny bit different — or you have a partner who … [Read more...] about 5 Exciting Destinations For Globetrotting Anglophiles
In the important words of Bruno Mars in Uptown Funk, "Stop, wait a minute". I imagine you're thinking, in the current world crisis, surely there are no events happening across Britain to share this month. While you would be right that cultural institutions are closed, sporting events are cancelled or postponed and public gatherings are not possible, historical anniversaries … [Read more...] about What’s On Around Britain in April 2020: No Actual Events But Plenty to Celebrate With Historical Anniversaries
Editor's Note: I originally wrote this for a long article about British Airways I intended to write last year for their 100th Birthday. I never finished it. But I thought in light of recent events, this would make a perfect Anglophile Vignette - though this one is a little longer than the previous ones. It was originally written in July 2019 so the first paragraph is not a … [Read more...] about Anglophile Vignettes: The First Flight to Britain – Flying British Airways for the First Time in 2001
There are loads of memes right now in which people in some way comment or complain about how this was not what they wanted in an apocalypse. There are no zombie hordes, no Max-Max style dress code, just people in pyjamas watching Netflix. Nevertheless, Britain right now is facing one of the most difficult times it has seen since the Blitz, with very real concerns the NHS will … [Read more...] about An American Student Abroad: A Personal Account of COVID-19 Self-isolation Life in Newcastle, England
The apps told us a stately home was nearby. It was the dead of winter in England. The weather was actually rather pleasant but it was now well after New Year’s. We were in the final week of a five-week-long trip to England to experience an English Christmas (this trip took place in 2013/14). And by this point in the trip, we were quite ready to go home. But we still wanted to … [Read more...] about Anglophile Vignettes: Where Have I Seen This House Before?
Are you trying to learn about the best scotch whisky brands? If yes, you should check out our complete list by clicking here. Every second, 42 bottles of Scotch whisky are shipped from Scotland to 175 markets around the world. That's right: every second. This comes out to another astounding number—that's over 1.3 billion bottles per year. Scotch whisky exports are worth … [Read more...] about Have a Drink! 8 of the Very Best Scotch Whisky Brands
Décor and interior design are integral to each home. Selecting the best paint shades, kitchen tiles, lighting, windows, doors, and laminates, are a few things most people enjoy. However, they neglect one of the most crucial aspects of remodelling or designing a home – the floors. Flooring helps keep the foundation of the house sturdy while being extremely pleasing to the eye. … [Read more...] about Choosing a Floor for your Home
The warmer periods of Spring and Summer always bring new creepy crawlies into the house. While most bugs and insects are needed for the ecology, you do not need them in your house. Most homeowners and renters face trouble keeping pests out of their homes in the warmer periods. Thankfully, there are several ways that you can discourage and prevent home pest infestation before it … [Read more...] about How to keep your Home Pest-free as we enter the Warmer Period
Your skin works hard all year round to remain healthy. You need to ensure that it stays hydrated and elastic through all the seasons. In summers, keeping your skin fresh and dewy-looking can be a challenge. With pollution, dryness, allergies, and harmful UVA and UVB rays of the sun, taking care of your skin becomes a task. It is always wonderful to enjoy the sunshine. … [Read more...] about Looking after your Skin in the Sun this Summer
Most businesses in the UK register as sole traders, partnerships, private or limited companies. What you need to do, and which licenses or permits you need, depend wholly on the type of business that you register. There are also several rules that most people have to follow. The rules are different for companies that set up online portals to sell goods and services online, … [Read more...] about Registering a Company in the UK
With the UK going into a fairly strict lockdown, many people here are going to be spending a lot more time in their homes than they might otherwise do. Fortunately, the British, and particularly the English, have a special fondness for the home that goes back to at least the 1800s, and that just happens to be the focus of my research work for my PhD. In these difficult times, … [Read more...] about An American Student Abroad: The Pleasures of the English Home – A Historical Perspective
We were trudging along a path through a farm field. It was beautiful. It was a gloriously spring sunny day, the perfect for a walk in rural Dorset. Our goal for the day was to walk to Melbury Hill, and for most of the walk, it was something we could see ourselves walking towards. We could no longer see the hill. And I wasn’t entirely sure we were in the right place. With my … [Read more...] about Anglophile Vignettes: Getting Lost in the Search for Melbury Hill
British people celebrate the anniversary of their birth once a year. That is everyone except for the Queen, who has two birthdays. The Queen was born on 21 April 1926, but her public celebration is on the second Saturday in June. The double birthday tradition began in 1748 in the reign on King George II, who wanted a public celebration of his birthday, but having been born in … [Read more...] about Celebrate a B-day like an Englishman
It’s quite evident that brits are enthusiastic about tea. According to a survey conducted by tea and infusion organization, brits take 60 billion cups of tea annually. On average, that's about 900 cups of tea for a single man annually. In Britain, tea has been adopted as a way of life, and its firm bitterness tends to trigger devotion. The first ever cup of tea What is … [Read more...] about How Brits Got Attached to A Cup of Tea
Oh Canada – the land that stretches coast to coast and all the way up north. Composed of 10 provinces and 3 territories in the north, the country owns a vast and diverse physical geography and hydrography. It can be difficult to choose where to go and what to do, what with an array of stunning vistas and unique immersive experiences. If you’re planning to visit this beautiful … [Read more...] about The true north experience: 13 places to visit in Canada
Cambridge is synonymous with learning. The university has existed there since 1209 and has largely defined Cambridge, but that’s not all the city is. It has been occupied by the Romans, Britons, Anglo-Saxons, and Normans and has its own unique history. There are plenty of great places to visit on campus and off, ten of which we’ve laid out below. Whether you want to marvel … [Read more...] about Top 10 Britain: Top Ten Things to See and do in Cambridge
The world is on pause. And will be for an unknown amount of time. We don’t need to make a run-through of everything going on - you can get that elsewhere. But we wanted to give you an update on how the Covid-19/Coronavirus situation will affect Anglotopia and its customers. As a small, home-based business, on the surface, it wouldn’t appear that we have to do anything for the … [Read more...] about Anglotopia’s Plan for the Covid-19 Situation
Part of the reason for London’s enormous appeal to tourists has nothing to do with the modern stadia and financial centres, or the historical and cultural buildings that are spread throughout the city. It’s the parkland: those little stretches of greenery that help to break apart the urban sprawl. A few of these, like Regent’s Park and Hyde Park, are so obvious that just … [Read more...] about London’s Hidden Gems: The must-see parks you didn’t know about
The UK is known for a host of sports, which means it’s also a country of sporting fans. Some of the most famous games have hailed from our small island, and we also have some of the most passionate fans in the world. The UK also has numerous achievements under its belt, and top talent has graced the international stage too. Like many countries, the UK has its favourites, … [Read more...] about The Most Popular Sports in the UK
It's not very clear where to start an article on Britain. It would seem that everything or almost everything is known about this country, and what is unknown is easy to find online and on numerous travel and country study sites. However, we decided to also post a small reference to this beautiful country. We hope that our information will be useful and will allow you to … [Read more...] about What Do You Need to Know Before You Go to the UK?
With the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics fast approaching, now is a good time to reflect on the success of the 2012 London Olympics and to see what Tokyo could learn from the planning and execution of the enormous global event which was one of the more memorable Olympic Games in recent times and for a few reasons. A Successful Event It was not just the successes of Team GB (29 … [Read more...] about Summer Olympics 2020: What can Tokyo Learn from the Success of London 2012?
Hello, springtime! In the UK it's Mother's Day on Sunday 22 March 2020. The date changes each year because Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Lent and exactly three weeks before Easter. And the arrival of spring means the flowers are coming out, especially the daffodils – the national flower of Wales. St David's Day Daffodils are traditionally worn in Wales on 1 March … [Read more...] about What’s On Around Britain in March 2020 – The Boat Race, Daffodils, Florence Nightingale, Scotland, Wales, England Events and Much More!
If you’re trying to make your car rides safer and more comfortable, but also want to ensure your vehicle serves you for many, many years, you need to adopt some good car habits. What that exactly entails? There are a few things you might want to introduce to your car care routine and you can find out all about them here: Follow speed limit The best habit to adopt is … [Read more...] about Good Car Habits to Have
Whether you are a golf newbie or a pro, you probably know that the United Kingdom is home to some of the best courses in the world. With their breathtaking scenery, rich history and challenging weather conditions these golf courses attract golfers from all around the world. Of course, wind can make even the best players seem like amateurs, which is why these courses are ideal … [Read more...] about Golfing in the UK: Guide For 2020
Most people are aware of the extraordinary benefits of doing some productive physical exercise, but once you combine traveling with profound life amenities, your all senses get enlivened. Traveling is already an eye-opening activity, and if you are a real travel junkie, you might have known so far that traveling exudes numerous health benefits. As your whole preceptive towards … [Read more...] about Beneficial Health Tips For The Travel Junkie