United Kingdom
Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
The Land
  • About the River Thames - Find out about the rich history and culture surrounding this famous river
  • Canterbury - Discover what there is to see and do in this historic town
  • Discover Northern Ireland - The official website of The Northern Ireland Tourist Board
  • Loch Ness Monster (VisitScotland.com) - Find out about the history of the famous Loch Ness Monster—does it exist?
  • LondonTown.com - London’s official tourism guide
  • United Kingdom (CIA World Factbook) - Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics
  • VisitScotland.com - Official tourism site of Scotland
  • Weather (CNN.com) - Get the current weather conditions for London and other cities in the United Kingdom
History and Government
The People
Cultural Life
  • BBC London - Online news from the British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Food (Oxfam’s Cool Planet, On the Line) - Describes traditional UK dishes, explains the tradition of drinking tea, and includes a couple of recipes
  • Interactive British to American Translator - Choose a phrase in either British or American English and see what the opposite term is
  • The Sherlock Holmes Museum - Go to the famous address 221b Baker Street from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories
  • Sport (Oxfam’s Cool Planet, On the Line) - Describes the popular sports played in the UK
  • Tate Galleries - Visit the Tate museums which house the national collection of British artwork
  • Telegraph.co.uk - The Telegraph newspaper online
  • Times Online - The Times daily newspaper online
The Economy
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