Internet users in the United Kingdom like getting off their island as well as participating in social networking online, according to Nielsen//NetRatings data.

The research firm detailed the percentage of Web users who clicked through to various categories. Travel and community sites came out on top.

"Britons online are most likely to be searching for travel deals, social networks or reference information through sites like Wikipedia and Yahoo! Answers," said Alex Burmaster, European Internet analyst at Nielsen//NetRatings, in a statement.

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