One in four Brits has never been to Wales or Scotland

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  1. sobore
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    http://www.eturbonews.com/28190/one-four-brits-has-never-been-wales-or-scotland

    With one million more Brits traveling this year, but spending 4% less on average (1,920 per household pounds Sterling)*, it is expected that more holidaymakers look closer to home when planning their travels.
    Several bank holidays, the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics present a great opportunity to celebrate Britishness and explore the UK - a lot of which still hasn't been seen by many. In fact, one in four Brits haven't been to Wales or Scotland (24% and 28% respectively), according to the latest survey.

    http://www.eturbonews.com/28190/one-four-brits-has-never-been-wales-or-scotland
     
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    Interesting numbers!;)
     
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    I wonder whether the one in four have generally traveled abroad at all, for instance to the Continent ever.
     
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    still better ratios than 2/3 of US citizens not having a passport.
     
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    Except that no passport (and its attendant cost) is required to get in car and drive a few hours to Wales or Scotland.
     
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    that is really amazing since the island itself really isn't that big. i LOVE Cardiff having been several times. and Glasgow is really quite nice too. i've only been to those two cities in Wales and Scotland, but quite a few other cities in England. i suppose the numbers reflect that the English prefer to go away to sunny and warm instead of stay near home.
     

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