Category Archives: Wales

Catching Up: What Does Brexit Mean for Your Future Travel Plans? (Going Places)

Whatever comes of this and however you might feel about the decision, one thing’s still for sure: Brexit might be bad for international relations … but it’s been undeniably generous to American travelers looking to get more bang for their buck. Continue reading

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Great British Cheese Awards

Got a favourite British cheese? Yeah, me too. In fact, a couple of my all-time favourite cheeses are produced here in Britain. Now cheese lovers across the UK can nominate our choices for best British cheese in the new British Cheese Awards. Continue reading

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Celebrate Norway Day Across the UK with 99p Fish and Chips – 17 May

Happy Norway Day? Ja!. Here’s the scoop on a tasty and affordable way to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Norwegian constitution. The Norwegian Seafood Council is partnering with 99 fish and chip shops across Britain to offer folks a chance to purchase a portion of the UK’s preferred takeaway for only 99p. Continue reading

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Play Parkdean Holidays’ Home or Away Quiz to Win a Free Holiday

Parkdean Holidays, the UK’s number one holiday park operator, has just launched a fun “Home or Away” interactive quiz that features a selection of scenic photographs of beautiful holiday destinations around the world. All you have to do is identify … Continue reading

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Sponsored Video: Visit Wales 2013

I had a wonderful time visting Wales back in the fall. It was one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been actually. Would love to go back – and chat about that possibility with Kemey all the time. So, I’m happy to publish this video promoting the good things about visiting such a lovely corner of the world. Hopefully, the next time I write about Wales I’ll be sharing stories from more adventures had there. Continue reading

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My Best of 2012 on CheapOair (CheapOair)

From Miami to Burgundy and all sorts of excellent destinations in between, I had a blast blogging for CheapOair this past year. As 2012 draws to a close, I thought now would be a great time to highlight five of … Continue reading

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Best Restaurants of 2012 – Everywhere Else

Yesterday I published my list of ten best London restaurants for 2012. Today, I’m sharing a list of some faves from trips beyond the M25. I didn’t get out of town as much as I would have liked during 2012. … Continue reading

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Save Money and Gain Control with British Gas Smart Meters

Winter doesn’t officially begin until 21 December. But I’m wondering if Mother Nature got all her Christmas shopping done early this year because it is already so bitterly cold out there! Grrr … I love this time of year to … Continue reading

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Eating (Exceptionally) Well in Pembrokeshire (Blue Tomato)

… walk off any extra calories or recharge at the tearoom before or after your stroll through the nearby circular path skirting the Daugleddau estuary. Read my complete review at Blue Tomato. 

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Britain’s Smallest City: St David’s, Wales (OneTravel)

Tiny little St David’s, located in Pembrokeshire on the west coast of Wales, is a fantastic and scenic place to visit. It also has the distinction of being “Britain’s smallest city.” Despite the village feel of this community of approximately 2,000 residents, … Continue reading

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Four Fine Dines in Pembrokeshire (CheapOair)

Pembrokeshire is one of the most scenic places in all of the British Isles. It’s also one of the tastiest. Believe it or not, for such a sparsely populated part of the UK, there’s actually a huge range of quality … Continue reading

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Top Five Walks in Pembrokeshire, Wales (CheapOair)

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in southwestern Wales is one of the most stunning coastlines in the world. Seriously! I say that with little if any hyperbole. Just back from a week relaxing in the Welsh countryside, I was blown … Continue reading

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Help Out the British Red Cross

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Win a Free Case of Carling Beer + a Three Foot Limited Edition Graffiti Kings Print

Want a case of beer and a limited edition print made by the Graffiti Kings? Well, Carling wants to send one of my readers some free beer along with a specially commissioned three foot screen print on high quality canvas. … Continue reading

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Get Out of Town and Visit a Park Resort

As much as I love jetting off to exotic destinations, I’ve come to dread queueing up at airports and sometimes I come back from a trip abroad more exhausted than I was before I left. Don’t get me wrong – … Continue reading

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Create the Next Great British Chocolate and Win a Year’s Worth of Thornton’s Chocolate

In search of the “next great chocolate flavour,” British chocolate brand Thorntons, has launched a Great Chocolate Britain Chosen By You competition. Thorntons is looking for chocolate creations from across the whole country. What chocolate flavour do you think would best represent Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Northwest, … Continue reading

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