This instalment in the Cats of the World-series is from Northern Wales, from Conwy, home of the fortified Conwy Castle - one of King Edward's four imposing (and very cool) castles here in Gwynedd. Conwy Castle... ... and Conwy Cat This little tiger reminded me [...]
My three best kept travel secrets: the fairytale village of Portmeirion in Wales, Kjøsterudjuvet Gorge in Drammen, Norway and Pension Nossek in Vienna.My three best kept travel secrets: the fairytale village of Portmeirion in Wales, Kjøsterudjuvet Gorge in Drammen, Norway and Pension Nossek in Vienna.
In enchanting Hay-on-Wye, opposite the town clock, Seven Stars offers something quite unusual for a British B&B: a heated swimming pool and a sauna. My daughters enjoyed it so much, they refused to get out of the pool in the morning and I had to [...]
Apart from having a wonderful castle, Hay-on-Wye in Wales is a book town. The little town has a population of 1500 - and 30 bookshops!
Enter Portmeirion through a michelangelesque archway. After that everything is magic: a piazza with a pool, a fountain, golden statues...
On the northern coast of Wales are the towns of Llandudno and Conwy. We roamed about both towns for a day. The verdict: We'll be back.
North Wales is beautiful and mystical and I adore it. Our introduction to Wales was the green, gorgeous Snowdonia National Park at sunset.