The best events in Cardiff

The best events in Cardiff

Cardiff is one of the top tourist destinations of the UK, of Europe and even of the entire world. In 2008 the city was listed as one of the world’s top 13 destinations. The Welsh capital city is a fantastic place to visit. It is abundant in unique landmarks and tourist attractions. Cardiff Castle, Castell Coch, St. Fagans Castle and Llandaff Cathedral are just some of the most representative and most recognizable landmarks of the city. Besides the fantastic things to see, there are lots of ... [ read more ]

Top 5 architectural jewels of Cardiff

Top 5 architectural jewels of Cardiff

The Welsh capital city, the wonderful city of Cardiff is an amazing tourist destination. With dozens of astonishing visitor attractions, Cardiff is a favorite place for many tourists. It is considered Wales’ most famous visitor destination, welcoming over 18 million of visitors in 2010. As the city is home to numerous architectural wonders, I considered writing a guide relating to the top 5 architectural jewels of Cardiff. These are the following: Cardiff Castle, Cardiff City Hall, the Nati... [ read more ]

Top attractions of Cardiff

Top attractions of Cardiff

The wonderful capital city of Wales, Cardiff is also the country’s largest city. It is the most popular tourist destination of the country. The city is magnificent, it is surely worth visiting for every visitor of Wales. There are numerous landmarks and attractions here, such as castles, museums, parks, cathedrals, theatres and so on. If you decide to visit this city, make sure to visit the Wales Millennium Centre, the Cardiff Castle, the Castell Coch (Red Castle) and the Llandaff Cathedral ... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Wales

Top 5 things to do in Wales

Bordered by England on the east, the magnificent country of Wales is one of the top destinations for tourists in Great Britain. It is a very attractive country, having spectacular landscapes, gorgeous cultural attractions and colorful history. Wales is home to several national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty, spectacular cities, traditional picturesque villages and wonderful tourist attractions. Known as “the land of castles”, Wales is home to 641 impressive fortresses. The c... [ read more ]

The most interesting museums in Wales

The most interesting museums in Wales

Wales has struggled for centuries to maintain its independence and its national spirit intact, and after changing t hands several times it finally settled into a comfortable rhythm in the 20th century. Although part of the UK (and just like the other countries in the UK), Wales is fiercely proud of its culture, and does its best to preserve it, along with the nature-given beauty that resides in its national parks. Welsh cities, towns and villages can keep you busy for days while you explore ... [ read more ]

The best urban destinations in Wales

The best urban destinations in Wales

Wales is one of the most scenic parts of the UK, and it is home to some famously beautiful landscapes and national parks. And while the Welsh countryside has many eye-catching spots and it is one of the main reasons why people visit this stunning country, the urban destinations of Wales are not a bit less interesting. The towns and cities of Wales are the perfect level of picturesque in order to compliment  the wide-open spaces and lovely vistas in the rest of the country, so no visit to Wa... [ read more ]

5 jaw-dropping castles in Wales

5 jaw-dropping castles in Wales

Wales has beautiful natural areas that will make you stare in wonder, but it would be unjust to say that this little country got its attractions without a pinch of effort. Some of the most stunning sights in Wales are man-made, and as such the results of huge efforts. We're talking about the castles of Wales, which are more than one can even count. Approximately 500 castles built over the span of many centuries can be found all over the Welsh countryside, and more than a few of them are wort... [ read more ]

The backpacker’s guide to Wales

The backpacker’s guide to Wales

All of the countries that make up the United Kingdom are rich in history and culture, and Wales is no different. Wales has a distinct culture, language and feel that makes it obviously different from the rest of the UK, and stunning landscapes, wide open spaces and national parks dotted with exciting towns and cities, so it's no surprise that thousands of visitors are attracted to Wales each year. Wales is also eminently fitting for backpacking, because most of its most interesting gems can ... [ read more ]

The best city breaks in the UK

The best city breaks in the UK

If you want to take a quick trip to the UK just for a change of rhythm, some shopping, or some fun times in an interesting place, then there are quite a few destinations that you might fit the bill. Cities in the UK have a knack for saving you from boredom and monotony, even if you don't really have any definite plans for your stay. In some of these cities, taking a break means jumping right into the bustling heart of urban life, with its clubs, cafes and restaurants, but also museums, galle... [ read more ]

Top 5 ghost walks in the UK

Top 5 ghost walks in the UK

British literature is full of ghost stories, some for children and some for adults, but what they have in common is their extraordinary creepiness. British writers are masters of horror and ghost stories, which is not surprising seeing as they have had more than enough legends, myths and folklore to inspire them. There's hardly a city, town or village in the UK that doesn't have its local ghost stories, and the locals are far from hiding them. Instead, local legends are used as a basis for ghost... [ read more ]