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Cardiff, Wales at Christmas. Winter Wonderland!

A look at Cardiff at Christmas, Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland, things to do in Cardiff at Christmas, where to stay, what to eat, winter weather and what to wear in Cardiff and Welsh Christmas traditions. I’m a Cardiff girl, and a traveller, we don’t live in Cardiff these days but we love going home to Cardiff …

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Romanian Christmas Traditions | Christmas in Romania

I miss it so much, our village in the far north of Romania. We spent 3 wonderful Christmases there surrounded by winter and Christmas festivities and traditions. We were tourists or expats, barely able to speak the language and with no grasp at all of Romanian Christmas traditions, but we were there to take photos …

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Turda Salt Mine, Romania. Salina Turda Review and Tips

A few days ago I woke up with feet so itchy I just couldn’t stand still. A Romanian road trip, a voyage of discovery, was on my mind and I knew just the place. The amusement park in a salt mine that I’d seen pictures of online, an amazing James-Bondesque underground cavern turned tourist attraction, …

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Museum of Welsh Life St Fagans. Time Travel!

Just outside Cardiff, the little town of St Fagans is pretty and ancient enough to be a museum in its own right. A gorgeous old church and a collection of thatched cottages nestle in the unspoiled green valley. A little further along the road, a lane really, is the Museum of Welsh Life St Fagans AKA Wales …

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Harry Potter Sites in London on a Brit Movie Tour

Would you like to grab your wand and tour all the Harry Potter sites in London? That’s exactly what we did. We visited some lesser known London sites and Harry Potter movie locations while being entertained by our charismatic guide and discovering diverse trivia about movie making, London herself and everything Potter. Sites included Death Eater Bridge, …

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Day Trips From Barcelona

Let’s face it.  Barcelona is an amazing city.  The astounding architecture, coupled with a special European charm makes it one of the continent’s most beguiling cities.  But, once you have had your fill of the magnificent  Sagrada Familia, and the other city sights, you can enjoy some wonderful day trips from Barcelona too.  Join us …

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London on a Budget, Tips for Visiting London on a Budget.

London has a fairly well-deserved reputation for being an expensive city to visit. If you don’t have some insider know-how and few like-a-local tips, your London trip could be anything but cheap. We are Londoners, at times, we’ve lived and worked in London, our kids were born there, we’ve slow travelled in London and we’ve …

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