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Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 2

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 2

Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 2

Cawdor

For a modern menu of captivating Christmas culinary creations why not visit this hotel in the town of Llandeilo. Cawdor is a fairly petite establishment compared to chain hotels you may be more familiar with, here their ample 25 rooms allow them to focus less on the cleaning and more on the guest services which include their exemplary dining. Proud of their heritage they strive to make sure as many of their ingredients are from Wales as possible meanwhile their menu is filled with indulgent savoury and sweet presents for your palate. (more…)

Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 1

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 1

Superior Christmas Dinner – Part 1

Christmas dinner is renowned for being a laborious task, and often a thankless one at that since now the tradition has overwritten the practicality of serving food for extended families. The whole thing is time consuming, stress inducing and after you have finally consumed all your efforts, then you have to clean up the messiest kitchen you have seen since last year. It makes sense that you might not be excited about doing all that again so why not treat yourself to something different this year? Wales offers a great selection of fine dining options where you can eat the tastiest dishes without breaking a sweat, here are some desirable locations you may want to consider. (more…)

Best Welsh Christmas Markets – Part 2

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Best Welsh Christmas Markets – Part 2

Best Welsh Christmas Markets – Part 2

Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s Annual Winter Craft & Gift Fair

If you like crafts you will be in heaven here, if you like food (and who doesn’t) then you will also be filling your basket with treats all day at this creative mix of mini stores. Artisans from around the country flock here to sell their wares in all shapes and sizes, whether you want carefully made ceramics, fine woodwork and much more. But the crafts aren’t only for dedicated collectors and specialists; you can also find some great specialty pieces for your home or for your family. Photographers and artists will also be here providing large and small prints that will brighten up any room just as the multiple jewelers here will be showcasing a platter of wearables that anyone will find inviting. (more…)

Best Welsh Christmas Markets – Part 1

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Best Welsh Christmas Markets – Part 1

Best Welsh Christmas Markets – Part 1

Wales is not known for its warm winters. Instead the beaches become deserted and the crowds start to fill out the cities and towns instead, with warm yellow lights and trees covered in colour, Christmas time is still a wonderful time to visit. To get the best out of your shopping spree and to see the most unique things each individual town has to offer, you may want to find a Christmas market. With pop up stalls just here for December, you can enjoy food, cloths gifts and more from in and outside of the Welsh borders as sellers come from all over to join in the festive fun. (more…)

A Hub of Diversity Part 2

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on A Hub of Diversity Part 2

A Hub of Diversity Part 2

The Last Five Years

From Tony Award winning composer and playwright comes a show that has recently been adapted into a film starring musically associated Anna Kendrick, well known for her work in the Pitch Perfect accapella series. The stage show however comes to the Wales Millennium Center bringing with it the pop-rock stylings and unconventional relationship matter that has won the play several Drama Desk Awards. In this emotional tale about a pair of twenty something trying to make it in the arts as they tackle big city life in New York. (more…)

A Hub of Diversity Part 1

Posted by on Nov 27, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on A Hub of Diversity Part 1

A Hub of Diversity Part 1

The Wales Millenium Centre is a great place commence your day when visiting the country. Night after night it is host to huge stage shows that cover a diverse range of topics, themes and cultures that is hard to find at any other show venue around. With everything from live music to ballet, opera and everything in between the WMC does not dissapoint those who are wise enough to attend. (more…)

Welsh Tales of Tragedy – Part 2

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Welsh Tales of Tragedy – Part 2

Ynyslas Shores

Unlike many tales of the past that revolve around a single person or building this tale covers that of an entire kingdom. Though it goes by many names The Lowland Hundred or the Plain of Gwyddno is today renowned as a story that centers on the Welsh equivalent of Atlantis. (more…)

Welsh Tales of Tragedy – Part 1

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Welsh Tales of Tragedy – Part 1

The Great Famine Memorial

Standing solemnly in Cathays Cemetery in Cardiff, is a Celtic Cross made from Irish limestone. This unsuspecting statue may look completely normal amongst the other headstones and marble markers of the deceased but this one has a much larger bank of people it is remembering – the Irish immigrants of the 1800’s. during the Potato famine that caused millions to starve, those keen to survive by any means jumped aboard ships in an attempt to flee their inevitable doom. (more…)

Relax and Recollect – Part 2

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Relax and Recollect – Part 2

Relax and Recollect – Part 2

Lake Country House

If fresh air is more your cup of tea the Lake Country House Hotel and Spa may be the one for you. In Powys, Mid Wales this Manor House sits at the top of lush green grounds that span in all directions. (more…)

Relax and Recollect – Part 1

Posted by on Nov 4, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Relax and Recollect – Part 1

Relax and Recollect – Part 1

The scenery in Wales is in itself pretty blissful. Rolling hills, deep valleys, snowcapped mountains and the scope of the sea. For those choosing Wales as a place to unwind there are even more dedicated spots to venture to when you are done with the great outdoors. (more…)