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This section of perpetualexplorer.com includes travel video and articles about tourist destinations in the United Kingdom.



Wild Haggis Spotted in time for Burns Night!

Wild Haggis Spotted in time for Burns Night!

Kirsty Kay January 30, 2014

Shocked residents of Scotland were reeling this past weekend after the first sighting in over 50 years of the  Wild Haggis, a notoriously elusive creature native to the Highlands that rarely makes an appearance

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Warming up the Winter: Festivals on the British Isles Pt.2

Warming up the Winter: Festivals on the British Isles Pt.2

Kirsty Kay January 28, 2014

England’s Haxey Hood The Haxey Hood is an annual festival that takes place on the 6th January in the village of Haxey, North Lincolnshire, England. It can best be described as a kind of

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Multicultural Minute: Alnwick Poison Garden, Alnwick, England

Multicultural Minute: Alnwick Poison Garden, Alnwick, England

Stephanie Spavento December 11, 2013

As one steps up to the gates of Alnwick Poison Garden, she is greeted with a sign declaring, “These Plants May Kill,” complete with a white skull and crossbones to really drive the message

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Edinburgh’s Folly and the End of Winter

Edinburgh’s Folly and the End of Winter

Kirsty Kay September 17, 2013

Imagine a loud, tribal celebration on an Acropolis where people covered in paint dressed in strange costumes hold fire torches and dance to drums all night to welcome the end of winter. In the

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Multicultural Minute: Springtime Cheese Chase, Gloucester, England

Multicultural Minute: Springtime Cheese Chase, Gloucester, England

Hannah Riley April 7, 2013

You can probably think up a lot of things that are chased: mice by cats, fugitives by police, and tequila shots by salt and limes. But cheese? By humans? Near the city of Gloucester,

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Long-Trip Lessons: How to Prepare for Lengthy Travel

Long-Trip Lessons: How to Prepare for Lengthy Travel

Hannah Riley March 12, 2013

By HANNAH RILEY Whether by choice or by obligation, sometimes we have to slap smiles across our tired faces and endure those long car rides and flights to get to the pots of gold

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