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| There are many aspects of living
in the UK that can at first appear difficult. To help you with any
questions you might have about life, visas, education, cost of living,
accommodation, food, travel and health services e.t.c. in UK, the
links on the left side of the page will give you some navigation to
basic information about UK.
When you first arrive at the UK, your first step is to pass through
Arrivals, then Immigration Check for your immigration stamp. Next,
you will pass through Customs Check. Once you have passed through
customs, you will then continue with your onward travel to get to
your final destination.
You can get UK travel information on arrival,
Several ways to travel into central London in order to catch a train
or coach to your final destination include: The Underground ( Tube),
Buses and coaches, Trains and Taxis.
At Heathrow airport there are signs showing the way to the Underground
For London Underground Tube Map Click
Other way of travel
You can catch the airbus from Heathrow Airport to Victoria Station
in London, Please be aware that traveling into central London by
taxi (black Cab) is extremely expensive.
Search Google for Directions
Things that required on arrival
Your passport with valid visa
A sweater and a thick jacket especially in winter (Also, not compulsory
but try to dress comfortably, possibly a trouser, a shirt and shoes,
not your traditional dress e.g. sari)
Currency in ponds.
Address with post code of your UK accommodation.
Keep some general medicines like Paracetamole.
| UK Background
UK was the dominant industrial,Financial and shipping power of the
18th and 19th century, played a great role in developing parliamentary
democracy and in scientific exploration . the British Empire was stretched
over one-fourth of the earth's surface. UK's strength seriously depleted
in 20th century with two World Wars. After second world war UK rebuilding
itself into a modern and prosperous European nation. UK is a permanent
members of the UN Security Council, a founding member of NATO, and
of the Commonwealth
UK is a land of all kinds of life styles and classes and it is and
has always been a mixed race society
About 7% of the population of Britain today are people from other
cultures and ethnicities. That is about 4 million people
Area: 244,820 sq km, Population: 60,094,648, Currency: Pound (£),
International Dial Code: 0044, GDP: $1.528 trillion (2002), Per Capita:
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Some top tourist places in London
is the name given to the clock and bell located in the (320-ft) Clock
Tower at Britain's Houses of Parliament at Westminster in London
London Eye is a feat of architecture innovation and
engineering. Above all it is a striking symbol of modern Britain
Harrods is a one biggest and expensive shopping center
Trafalgar Square a monument dedicated
to Lord Horatio Nelson who was killed while leading the British Fleet
to victory with Admiral Collingwood at the Battle of Trafalgar
Madame Tussaud's is a great wax museum with the world
famous collection of realistic wax figures it also include Chamber
of Horrors and The Spirit of London
Hide Park is a very big and fabulous park within
Places: Buckingham Palace, House of Magic, The Tower of London,
Along the River Thames, British Museums, Tower bridge and many more