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Oxford, England: Prestigious University – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Oxford, founded in the 10th century, is home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Its university was born back in the early Middle Ages, and ever since the first homework was assigned, the university of Oxford’s graduates have helped to shape Western civilization. It brags that its teachers and alumni include a couple…

By Stanley Isaacs October 13, 2019 93

Cambridge, England: Historic University Town – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

England’s greatest universities, Oxford and Cambridge, have been rivals since the 1300s. We’ll visit Oxford later. Each has the same basic heritage and design. No main campus — instead, the many colleges are scattered throughout the charming town center. By catching one of the many guided town walks, you’ll get an insider’s look at an…

By Stanley Isaacs October 10, 2019 57