Category Archive: Wales

Combine Wales and Ireland with Irish Ferries

Being Danish, I remember the times when we had to take the ferry between the islands of Funen and Zealand. It was exciting to board the ferry and spend time exploring the corridors… Continue reading

Travel Thoughts: Leaving Pembrokeshire

Do you know the feeling you get when you leave a place, but you somehow know you’re gonna be back again soon? That’s how I’ve been feeling the past two years when leaving… Continue reading

Wales: Discovering Chepstow and Tintern Abbey

Chepstow might not be listed in your guidebook as a top attraction in Wales, but the bordertown on the River Wye has its own charm, a huge castle and great selection of walking… Continue reading

12 extraordinary structures around Wales

Wales might be small, but for its size it “hides” a surprisingly large amount of historic structures and ruins – from castles to cathedrals and Victorian piers. Far too many to list them… Continue reading

Live from… Wales: from capital to coastline

From my little window I can currently see and hear how the wind shakes the nearby trees, that are slowly changing from green to shades of red and gold. The sky has been… Continue reading

North Wales: 4 great reasons to visit Llandudno

Llandudno on the Welsh north coast was the last stop on my ‘Epic Train Tour of Wales‘, and I certainly didn’t expect to find palm trees and an atmosphere that you normally connect… Continue reading

Snowdon Mountain Railway – on tracks to the top of Wales

As a lover of trains and Wales, I wasn’t going to miss out on a trip with the Snowdon Mountain Railway, as I travelled around North Wales. A railway that takes you from… Continue reading

10 reasons why I fell in love with Cardiff

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of my relationship with Cardiff and Wales – as it’s exactly 10 years ago that I first stepped off the train at Cardiff Central Station, to discover… Continue reading

North Wales: Llanberis – in the shadow of Mount Snowdon

At first sight, the small town of Llanberis in North Wales (UK) might seem like one of those fish you see clinging to the giants of the ocean. Hanging on for a free… Continue reading

5 things I love about Caernarfon in North Wales

I was excited to arrive in the harbourtown of Caernarfon, on my way around North Wales back in September. I knew little about the town and though my scheduled time in town was… Continue reading