Famous British landmarks: Survey reveals half of Britons can’t identify UK’s top monuments | Travel News | Travel

Famous British landmarks should be easy to recognise – after all they draw international tourists from all over the world – but a new study has shown that many Britons fail to identity even the most iconic buildings. A survey of 2,000 people in the UK was conducted by antique fireplace dealers Westland London to find out exactly how much they know about Britain’s famous monuments and landmarks.  The well-known sights included The Angel of the North, Westminster Abbey and Blackpool Tower. A surprising 55.5 per cent couldn’t identify famous national…

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Cruise holidays are more stress free than flying for some holidaymakers, survey reveals | Cruise | Travel

A new survey by Cruise Critic has revealed that nearly 60 per cent of holidaymakers planning to go on a cruise see it as a more ‘stress-free’ holiday option, when compared to flying. It’s no wonder that after recent horror stories of children screaming for eight hour’s straight, fights breaking out at 30,000-feet and airplane doors falling off, that passengers find flying stressful. This stress can be what is known as aerophobia, an excessive worry of air travel, which is thought to affect one in ten Britons. The survey asked…

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