Tag Archive: Cardiff

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

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

5 capital Christmas markets in Europe

In a long dark winter season the European Christmas markets light up and invite to a different kind of travel experience. Not at least in Europe’s proud capital cities, that always seem to… Continue reading

Cardiff: Princes & Paupers is a vintage wonder

I discovered it by a coincidence as I was shooting some photos in the lovely Castle Arcade in downtown Cardiff. My favourite of the Victorian and Edwardian arcades in the Welsh capital. I… Continue reading

Live from… Cardiff: It’s time to go north on a train adventure

Even a small country like Wales can offer massive contrasts. Yesterday I arrived in Cardiff by train from the west coast of the naturally stunning Pembrokeshire region, and even though Cardiff isn’t a… Continue reading

7 cool places I’ve watched icehockey in Europe – and the stories behind

I am a hockeyfan as much as a travelooney and I love to catch a local game when staying in cities around Europe. I have even travelled especially to attend some games. As… Continue reading

These 5 iconic buildings will lure you to Cardiff Bay

If you’re not from the UK or into the sport of rugby, you might never have thought of visiting the Welsh capital Cardiff. But trust me, it’s one of the most overlooked capitals… Continue reading

A Dane with a dragon’s heart

  Most Danes don’t know anything about Wales and neither did I first time I stepped out of Cardiff Central Station, an evening back in March 2007. Now, almost nine years later, my heart… Continue reading

5 Christmas markets you should check out this season

Soon we’re halfway through November, and it’s already a long time since the retail world brought out their Christmas decorations. But mid-November marks the start of many Christmas markets around Europe, so I… Continue reading