Author Archives: Annette

Holidays in Snowdonia – off the beaten track

Without a doubt, Snowdonia is one of the biggest attractions for people visiting Wales.  The epic scale of Snowdon itself, the raw, rugged beauty of the landscape, the challenge of scaling one or more of the incredible peaks, the clean, fresh air and the amazing sense of wildness all combine to make the Snowdonia National […]

Self-catering holidays in Anglesey – our pick

The island of Anglesey has long been a firm favourite with holidaymakers from across the UK and beyond – and rightly so. Its sheltered, sandy beaches and warm, welcoming waters tempt families with young children and water sports enthusiasts in equal numbers, and the island’s growing reputation as a foodie hub is helping it to […]

A foodie tour of Wales

When asked what Wales means to them, many people talk about the stunning landscapes and the unspoilt beauty of the great outdoors, or perhaps of the warm Welsh welcome and friendly nature of the people who live here. Others, however, will wax lyrical about the amazing food that is produced and sold in Wales, and […]

Exploring Cardigan Bay

From Strumble Head in Pembrokeshire right up to Bardsey Island in the north, the huge bite-shaped Cardigan Bay is the largest bay in the UK. The bay itself is rich with marine life and seabirds, and onshore, there are pretty towns and villages along the entire length of the bay, and the Wales Coast Path […]

Christmas in Cardiff

The clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and the temperatures are dropping. This can only mean one thing – Christmas will soon be upon us, once again. For some, that means big family get-togethers and traditional celebrations with friends, but in recent years, more and more people have started to see Christmas […]

Holidaying On Anglesey With Your Dog

For many dog-owners, putting their beloved pooch in kennels whilst they take their annual holiday is just not something they’d seriously consider. As many of us see our pets as part of the family, we just can’t bear the thought of them pining away for us, whilst we sit on the beach, enjoying the sunshine […]

Things to do around Machynlleth

The busy market town of Machynlleth is a popular tourist destination, situated as it is just south of the Snowdonia National Park, and just a few minutes drive from the beaches of Aberdovey and Borth. Whilst many holiday-makers might head straight for the better-known Snowdonia attractions of Betws-y-Coed, Blaenau Ffestiniog and Bala, Machynlleth has plenty […]

Is Wales becoming the adventure capital of Europe?

Think of a holiday in Wales, and you might be tempted to imagine days spent on the sandy beaches of Anglesey, or eating fabulous crab sandwiches in one of Tenby’s many cafés. Whilst, for some, this sums up the perfect relaxing holiday, there are plenty of others who want a whole lot more adventure from […]

Dog-Friendly Beaches in West Wales

Summer is almost here, and many of us are thinking about our annual holidays. For those of us with dogs, choosing where to stay can be a little more complicated than for people without pets, as we want our furry friends to enjoy the holiday as much as we do. If you’re planning to visit […]