Bournemouth

Overall Score

4.2

The town of Bournemouth is in the southern part of the Dorset province and runs 11 kilometers along the coast of the La Monch. Bournemouth has a wide, sandy coastline and a long waterfront, and is one of the largest resorts in Britain. The coastline of the Bournemouth, which lies behind the high cliffs, has its own microclimate and the warmest seawater in all of Great Britain. It also boasts beautiful views of the Islands of Lake Baikal and Lake White. The hotel offered treatment with both sea water and the natural water of the Boren River, also known as the Boren Brook. Water flowed into the central level, from where it was pumped to the Turkish and salty baths. The former spa hotel is now home to the citys bathhouse.

The citys main attraction is the Bournemouth Eye, which is a balloon filled with helium, to which a basket is attached by steel cables and can hold 30 people. The balloon rises to a height of 120 meters, providing a stunning panorama of the Mountains and its environs.

Hundreds of fascinating creatures can be seen in the citys aquarium, beginning with the brightly colored clownfish and fishflies and ending with the shocking macaws and the infamous piranhas. The aquarium is located on the waterfront, adjacent to the Pierce, next to the International Birmingham Center.

The Art Gallery and Museum of Rossel-Cotes is one of the few buildings built in the early 20th century that still retains its original appearance. In the beginning it was a house built for his family by Dr. Murthon Cotes – a great collector of Victorian art. After his death, Maertons widow donated the house with his estate to the city. The museum collection is made up of various objects collected by Mr. Merton on his trips abroad, including works of art he brought back from Japan. Vacationers can take walks in the Bournemouth Gardens «The Peach Alley» where an art exhibit is held in summer under the open sky.

The city is quite compact and can be explored by foot. The main shopping streets are along the main street and in the center of the city. These streets are full of many shops and stores and are mostly pedestrian zones. There are also modern shopping malls in Birmingham, as well as passages with galleries made in the Victorian style.

100 USD = 73.07 GBP

Overall Score

4.2
  • Air quality: 36 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Ambiguous
  • Population: 190,000 people
  • GDP: $40,249 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 27 Mbps
  • Best wireless: EE
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: At restaurants in the UK a tip of around 10% is expected if you order at your table. A ‘service charge’ or ‘optional charge’ may be included so check your bill. If there is a service charge, don’t tip extra. If there is a service charge you may like to ensure that it goes to the waiter or waitress.
  • Apartment listings:
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best coworking space: Nest Space
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best hospital: Royal Bournemouth General
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Ryanair
  • Best intl air carrier: British Airways
  • Monthly costs for expat: $2500
  • Monthly costs for family: $6100
  • Monthly costs for local: $1800
  • Meal: $13
  • Small Cola: $2
  • Beer 1 Pint: $5
  • Coffee: $3


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