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10 Great British weekend break ideas

Although I love travelling the world, there’s no place like home, and I’ve been trying to get out and explore as much of my own country as I do others. For a small place, Britain really packs a lot…

A foodie road trip through South West Wales
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A foodie road trip through South West Wales

South West Wales was where I spent my first-ever holidays, all beach days and rockpooling. But I can’t say I really appreciated the area’s foodie side, unless you’re talking about choosing my favourite ice cream flavour. But this part…

A festive foodie break at The Angel, Abergavenny
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A festive foodie break at The Angel, Abergavenny

In South Wales, close to the English border, there’s a small town that’s become a big hit with food lovers. Abergavenny hosts Wales’ biggest food festival in September, with hundreds of stalls and over 30,000 visitors. Food is to…

Porthmeirion, where Wales meets Italy
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Portmeirion: Where Wales meets Italy

It was a picture straight out of an Italian holiday brochure. Clear blue sky, a shimmering Mediterranean sea, tropical flowers, pastel coloured buildings, tourists eating cones of gelato, and the lilting tones of… Welsh? Yes in reality this classic…

Harlech Castle, North Wales
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Exploring Harlech Castle in North Wales

Perched on top of a rocky crag and towering over the North Wales countryside, Harlech Castle is one of the country’s most impressive medieval castles. It was built by Edward I in the 13th century during his invasion of…

A weekend in Cardiff, Wales
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A weekend in Cardiff: A 48-hour itinerary

Although Cardiff’s only an hour from home, I hadn’t been there for years until recently – and I was really missing out! Europe’s youngest capital has a great mix of history and culture, from ancient castles to Cardiff Bay’s modern…

The Daleks at the Doctor Who Experience
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On the Doctor Who trail in Cardiff Bay

“All of time and space; everywhere and anywhere; every star that ever was. Where do you want to start?” When you think about it, the Doctor is the ultimate traveller. He can visit any place, planet or time period…

Tintern Abbey on the River Wye
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Tintern Abbey on the River Wye // In pictures

From Cistercian monks to poets Wordsworth and Tennyson, Tintern Abbey has inspired devotion for centuries. The abbey is located on the banks of the River Wye – with Wales on one side of the river and England on the…