Tag Archives: UK

UNESCO World Heritage Challenge: Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1987 based on its architectural importance, both of the palace itself and the landscapes park designed by the famous ‘Capability’ Brown. The palace is home to the 11th Duke of … Continue reading

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United Kingdom of McDonalds…..never far from a Big Mac!

A great visualization seen originally on Flowing Data, but created by Stephen von Worley from Data Pointed,  shows a map of the UK according to distance needed to travel to the nearest McDonalds. On the isle of Great Britain, proper … Continue reading

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County by County: A Journey through the United Kingdom

Having recently read the book ‘State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America‘ I was exposed to a series of vignettes written by multiple authors who have written about each state in the US. It’s a great insight into the … Continue reading

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