Tag Archives: Cymru

Family road trip Wales: Isle of Anglesey

Another Sunday, another segment in our family road trip in Wales. Today, it’s all about Ynys Môn, better known as Isle of Anglesey. (If you’re wondering why Cat looks a tad younger, it’s because this is from our first road trip in Wales, when she was seven.) Immediately after you’ve crossed Pont Britannia from the [...]

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Family road trip Wales: Llandudno – Conwy

Another Sunday and a new installment on family road tripping in Wales. Last week, we left off in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Today, we continue onwards to Llandudno – Conwy. We’ve been here before, so you know we like it up here on the northern coast of Wales. Llandudno Llandudno is off the beaten track. It’s a [...]

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Family road trip Wales: Aberystwyth – Barmouth – Harlech

The girls and I love the mysterious and misty country of Cymru, so much so that Alexandra, my oldest daughter, decided to do her MA here. She graduated from Aberystwyth University last July, and much of the ceremony was in Welsh, totally incomprehensible, totally Hogwarts – and we totally loved it. All that was missing [...]

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Edwardian cottage hidden behind pale pink roses at Powis Castle, Wales

Powis Castle – A Welsh summer garden

Medieval Powis Castle has the most beautiful summer garden: flowers, a labyrinth, a greenery tunnel, statues and romantic little shelters.

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Devil’s Bridge

Devil’s Bridge (Welsh: Pontafyrnach, ‘the bridge over the Mynach’) is enchanting and eerie, and an absolute must if you’re in Aberystwyth.

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From Aberystwyth with Love

Hello and welcome to Aber. Many people know very little about Aberystwyth, so I thought I’d share some of my Aber faves. I hope you enjoy it!

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Carnival of Cities for 1 June 2011 – from Abu Dhabi to Athens

Welcome! I’m happy to host this edition of the Carnival of Cities. After publishing the 18 May 2011 edition on Perceptive Travel Blog, Sheila Scarborough handed the baton to me. Without further ado, here’s a virtual tour of some of the world’s wonderful cities. Travel bloggers from around the globe presents:   Cities in the [...]

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