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Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle

Household Troops have guarded the Sovereign and the Royal Palaces since 1660. Until 1689, the Sovereign lived mainly at the Household Troops have guarded the Sovereign and the Royal Palaces since 1660. Until 1689, the Sovereign lived mainly at the Palace of Whitehall and was guarded there by Household Cavalry and was guarded there by Household Cavalry. For hundreds of years, Changing the Guard or Guard Mounting is the process which consists of a new guard exchanging duty with the old guard. The Guard which mounts at Buckingham Palace is called The Queen’s Guard and is divided into two Detachments: the Buckingham Palace Detachment (which is responsible for guarding Buckingham Palace), and the St. James’s Palace Detachment, (which guards St. James’s Palace). The Queen’s Guard is commanded by a Captain and each Detachment is commanded by a Lieutenant. When the Queen is at the Palace, there are four sentries at the front of the building. At Buckingham Palace, Guard Mounting takes place every day at 11.30 A.M, from May to July, on different dates throughout the rest of the year. In case a very wet weather, no Guard Mounting will take place. Moreover, tourists can also see Guard Mounting at Windsor Castle, from 11.00 A.M. daily (except Sundays) from April to July.

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Disneyland Paris – The Land Where Wonders Come True!

Disneyland Paris is one of the most famous attractions in Europe and not only. At just a few kilometers from Paris, you can discover a world of your dreams – the characters in your childhood or maybe your children’s. It has two parks – Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park, Disney Village, extraordinary hotels and Golf Disneyland.

Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Paris
If you travel by train, you have to buy special tickets, that is about 12 euros for one way, this is because the resort is 30 kilometers or 20 miles outside Paris.

As a tip, make your reservation in advance, online! You can save up to 50% of the ticket price you pay at booking office. Sounds great, right? It’s cheaper if you decide to visit both parks the same day. Also, follow this link for Disneyland World Money Saving Tips.

Don’t skip Walt Disney Studios Park – get on the train and feel free to experience the world of the Disney cartoons and not only – you will see why and you will surely not forget. And bring your camera with you, too.

Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Paris
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Student Travel Insurance

Nowadays the number of students traveling or going abroad for studying purposes is increasing more and more. So, there are also many insuring companies taking care of these facts. Travel insurance should be at the top of the checklist before your departure together with the ticket and the passport.

There is a broad range of insurance policies each having its own characteristics concerning the limited budget of young travelers, the flexible schedule, accidents and health benefits, lost baggage, medical evacuation, stolen money, interruption or delay of the departure. These seek to help and protect the student who is away from home.

Student Travel Insurance
Student Travel Insurance
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