Medieval Powis Castle has the most beautiful summer garden: flowers, a labyrinth, a greenery tunnel, statues and romantic little shelters.
Devil’s Bridge (Welsh: Pontafyrnach, ‘the bridge over the Mynach’) is enchanting and eerie, and an absolute must if you’re in Aberystwyth.
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!
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 [...]
Heading from Hay-on-Wye towards Cardiff, we’re again sidetracked. Driving along A479 in the Welsh national park Brecon Beacons, we suddenly spot the ruins of an ancient castle. Despte the bright day, it looks foreboding, eerie. Naturally, we have to stop and investigate. Tretower Castle Inside, it looks a little brighter: Tretower Court and Castle comprise [...]
My daughters love Dublin. So after exploring northern Wales for a few days, we decided we’d take the ferry to Ireland for the day and headed for Holyhead. We never made it to Dublin. The Isle of Anglesey – or Ynys Môn in Welsh – was so beautiful and interesting in itself, we stayed there [...]
Looking back on the travelling year 2010, I see I didn’t stick with my plans. Nothing new there. Instead, I went with the flow – and cheap flights. So here it is – this year’s fave travels. In January, I was in Geneva. It was mostly business, visiting ILO. But I always enjoy visiting Switzerland. [...]
This instalment in the Cats of the World-series is from Northern Wales – and here’s Conwy Cat. Conwy Castle This tubby tiger reminded me of Henry VIII – he strolled lazily around and allowed us to play with him. I’m going to add a non-cat photo here as well, let’s call it cat food. I don’t much care [...]