Mythical Welsh Locations – Part 2

Mythical Welsh Locations – Part 2

Dragons at Dinas Emrys This story is the foundation of Wales’ identity, the one creature of legend that is omnipresent in the country – the red dragon. The tale is a story of King Vortigern who chose this place for a castle and instructed his men to begin building. As they piled the stones on top of each, time after time the walls and structures would fall to...

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Mythical Welsh Locations – Part 1

Mythical Welsh Locations – Part 1

England on its own is miniscule compared to the many other countries on the globe, Wales attaches itself to this tiny speck of land and comes in even smaller. For such a minute place in the grand scheme of things, Wales is absolutely bountiful when it comes to folklore and Mythology. With a proud red dragon on the country’s flag, the welsh do not steer clear of...

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Eat Here in Cardiff

Eat Here in Cardiff

As you can expect the capital city of Wales has a lot going on. From big shows and events to jam packed shopping centers and tourists’ spots, you wont struggle for something to do here. But in the middle of all the activities, or at the end of a day running around from place to place, eventually you are going to get hungry. This is when you really need a guide,...

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Chasing the Afanc

Chasing the Afanc

Of the many creatures that occupy the myths of Wales one in particular seems to be hard to pin down but easily just as difficult to forget – The Afanc. Today the stories told contain hard to track elements that would make any type of investigation difficult, and yet the legend of the creature has persisted through time, which can only mean that there is...

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Must Try Welsh Foods – Part 2

Must Try Welsh Foods – Part 2

Welsh Rarebit This is the one that most people think about when asked to name a dish from Wales, mainly because the country is fond and proud of it. Though often confused by the name and miscommunication that of course implies rabbit, this doesn’t actually require any rabbit or hare at all. Many people look down on the dish which is often shunned as ‘glorified...

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Must Try Welsh Foods – Part 1

Must Try Welsh Foods – Part 1

Wales is famous for many things, its intense rainy season, the wondrous green scenery, the head turning local accent, and even the handful of talented artists that have come from within its borders. But of all the things that make it famous or infamous (Dirty Sanchez anyone?) food doesn’t often reach the top of the list. Despite this and thanks to it being a...

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