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 [...]
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 [...]
Happy Sunday and welcome back to our family road trip in Wales. This week, we travel the route Harlech - Portmeirion - Blaenau Ffestiniog. Portmeirion From Harlech, we carried on towards Portmeirion, a seaside village on the Welsh coast, and one of our favourite places. [...]
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 [...]
Medieval Powis Castle has the most beautiful summer garden: flowers, a labyrinth, a greenery tunnel, statues and romantic little shelters.
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. Despite the bright day, it looks foreboding, eerie. Naturally, we have to stop and investigate. Tretower Castle Inside, [...]
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. Well, we never made it to Dublin. The beautiful Isle of Anglesey - or Ynys Môn in [...]