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What is United Kingdom?

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Javier Link

on 17 May 2014

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By the importing of ingredients and ideas from places such as North America, China and southern Asia.
English cuisine
Derived from traditional British cuisine, such as roast beef, modified by the addition of Indian-style spices.
Anglo-Indian
Has many regional varieties within the broader categories of English, Scottish and Welsh cuisine. Each have developed their own regional or local dishes.

Gastronomy
Is the union flag.

Final edition in 1801.

England, Scotland and Ireland.

United Kingdom Flag
It’s a Monarchy

It’s the union of individuals countries
of England, Scotland and Wales collectively
called Great Britain and Northern Ireland

It’s the most influential country in Europe

It’s the fifth largest economy in the world

Pound sterling is the world's third-largest reserve currency

Largest financial center in the world

What is United Kingdom?
Scottish cuisine
Is the specific set of cooking traditions and practices associated with Scotland.
Welsh cuisine
Wales is best known for its sheep, is the meat traditionally associated with Welsh cooking.
United Kingdom Location
Culture
Literature
-William Shakespeare
-Christopher Marlowe
 -Ben Jonson





Music
-Folk music of England.
-Heavy Metal of Northern Ireland.
-Classical music of United Kingdom.

Sports
Football
Tennis
Rugby
 Golf
 Box
Rowing
Cricket
Customs
The United Kingdom is a land of contrasts, largely due to its rich and complex history, and the individual cultures of its four constituent “home nations” of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Meeting and Greeting
The handshake

Avoid prolonged eye contact

Protocol for introducing people in a business or more formal social situation

Talking
Isn't usual to talk loudly or hold large
conversations






On public transportation

Celebrities
Daniel Radcliffe

Robert Pattinson

The Beatles

Rolling Stones

Pink Floyd

Queen

ColdPlay

Amy Winehouse

Adele

General United Kingdom Info
-Currency : United Kingdom Pound, sterling
1 UKP = 1.68 USD
1 UKP = 21.88 Pesos

-Languages: 95% of population at UK is monolingual

-Main three religions:
Christianity
Islam
Sikhism
Mountains and Rivers
The ten tallest mountains in UK are all found in Scotland and longest rivers are located at England
Mountains
Scotland: Ben Nevis, 1,344 metres
Wales: Snowdon (Snowdonia), 1,085 metres
Rivers
The longest river in the UK is the River Severn (220 mi; 350 km) which flows through both Wales and England
England: River Thames (215 mi; 346 km)
River Severn

Ben Nevis
Windsor Castle
Science and Technology
Isaac Newton, developed law of motion and gravity theory


Charles Darwin, fundaments for biology


Michael Faraday, incandescent bulb light


James Maxwell, developed electromagnetic theory


Alexander Fleming, discovered penicillin


Alexander Braham Bell, invented and patented the telephone

Attractions at United Kingdom
Language
The UK is very multi-cultural




Accents vary a lot across the UK, with different accents spoken by the locals in different areas
What is British?
Touristic Tour at United Kingdom
United Kingdom

See the Majesty of the United Kingdom with Virgin Vacations! London, Liverpool, and Edinburgh not to mention the tours with a cruise and the escorted tours too! We have the London vacation you've always wanted to take. See London bridge, Big Ben, Parliament, the Royal Opera House, Stonehenge and take a ride on the London Eye! Been dreaming of Scotland? Edinburgh here we come! No matter your nocturnal wandering, we are here to make your dreams come true!

-This package include Round trip flights NYC-London

-Other departure cities available

-Airline taxes & fuel surcharges

-7 nights accommodations in your choice of hotels

-Breakfast daily

-All transfers from London Heathrow Airport

-London Gatwick Airport transfers available at an additional cost
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