Europe (United Kingdom)

The top 10 places to visit in Great Britain

Great Britain is a popular tourist destination. It has a fantastic range of attractions for the visitor to enjoy. If your time is limited then you have to be selective about what to see. Here is a list of my top ten favourite places to visit. You would not to try to see them all on one trip but over several visits you will be amply rewarded if you can take in all of these destinations.

Europe (United Kingdom)

Language and population of Great Britain

The current population of the United Kingdom is 68,687,267 as of Monday, October 3, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data. [...]

Europe (United Kingdom)

Tips in Great Britain

Tipping is not expected in Britain the way it is in some other countries. Workers don't officially have to rely on their tips to live and all staff in the UK must be paid at least the National Minimum Wage. Employers are also banned from topping up wages with tips from customers. Although it's not necessary to tip, it's always greatly appreciated and will be greeted with that endearing British politeness. [...]

Europe (Bulgaria)

Tipping in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has a very relaxed view on tipping and leaving a small tip when you leave a bar after a few drinks will make your waiter very happy. Tipping isn’t usually expected in hotels but in restaurants you may find a 10% service charge is automatically added to your bill. If you take a taxi with a meter, the driver will often expect to keep the change, so always make sure you have a good range of lev and stotinki to avoid handing over a huge note for a small fare. [...]

Europe (United Kingdom)

Great Britain Money

Britain’s national currency is the pound sterling (symbol: £), which is sub-divided into 100 pence (symbol: p). You get notes in denominations of £50, £20, £10 and £5, and coins in £2, £1, 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p and 1p. [...]

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