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The UK, as history's giant playground, is possibly the most contradictory place on Earth. A wealth of regional, cultural, and developmental differences ensure that it will always have, speaking in British terms 'character.' Ye Olde Worlde clichés spring to mind at the U.K.s mention; marvellous red telephone boxes, model villages, endless cups of tea, and of course the traditional pub; but today, the reality is somewhat different.

Cities burst to the brim with hip nightlife, state of the art cinema booths, and the most culturally diverse eateries in the world; the UK is now anything but reserved. Big rejuvenation projects mean that ex industrial cities, such as Manchester, Cardiff, Leeds, Birmingham and Newcastle, attract just as many visitors as traditionally popular destinations loved for their quaintness. While old urban hubs rise out of the rubble, with architecture and culture to rival London, the UK is becoming less of a British cliché and more a representati…

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