Posts Tagged ‘ Britannia ’

How others see us

Nov 22nd, 2018 | By

It always fascinates me when I am abroad to flick through the travel pages of newspapers to see if there is anything written about the UK and Ireland.

The Britannia anniversary

Apr 16th, 2018 | By

Today marks the day when, sixty-five years ago, the royal yacht Britannia was launched on the Clyde in Glasgow and twenty years since Britannia came to its current berth on Edinburgh.

Britannia rules – in building blocks

Feb 15th, 2016 | By

A Lego nut – for surely that is what he is –called Jim McDonough – has built a Lego version of the Britannia, the former royal yacht.

Discounts off Tourist Attractions

Jul 22nd, 2009 | By

In North America they seem to have got couponing down to a fine art. Over here, it almost seems in its infancy in comparison. Nonetheless, you can find discount offers to attractions on various giveaway maps and brochures from tourist offices, in tourism magazines and, sometimes, from airlines, train companies’ magazines, newspapers and general magazines.You can understand why it is done; to attract the waverers who might be considering it and think no, it’s too expensive until they see a coupon giving 10% off or
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