What is your favourite Christmas tradition? What makes it feel like Christmas more than anything else for you? Customs do change and evolve down the generations but how about indulging in some festive traditions that were popular in Wales hundreds of years ago and can still be enjoyed today!
Christmas really does seem to come earlier every year and the pressure of expectations for the season ever greater. Wouldn't it be great to escape from it all, just for a bit, and get back to what really matters this advent season.
After spending many happy days along the North Wales Coast when I was young, as my mum and my grandparents did before me, I would like to continue this tradition with my daughter. Where better place to start than Llandudno!
It's a great feeling when you make a positive unexpected discovery and this happened to me not long ago when I went out for the afternoon in Llandrindod Wells, a town that I had not previously personally experienced but would now definitely return to!
If you are like me and haven't got to grips with your Christmas present buying this year, why not make an occasion of it and make the most of the festive markets and special shopping experiences that Wales has to offer.
Welsh history and its traditional literature is full of myths and legends and the Welsh landscape really does lend itself to truly picturing yourself back in those ancient times where the tales were passed down through generations of oral history. I am going to start with one of the most well-known – Gelert and the Wolf.
How do your entertain your family during the school holidays? This past half-term I rediscovered the couple of fascinating family-friendly attraction in Mid Wales of Machinations and King Arthur's Labyrinth. Read on to find out about my experience!
I know many people, my daughter included, who love nothing more than enjoying the great outdoors whatever the weather. Although my natural inclination is towards just curling up with a book, once I do get out and about, partaking in more strenuous activity than just wandering along the canal with the dog, I wonder why I don’t do it more often.
Try out our quiz and find out what Halloween costume you should be wearing!
I don’t get down to Cardiff and its coastal area very often these days so I persuaded a good friend of mine to write about how she spent her time there recently. After reading this I have a real hankering to re-visit our wonderful capital!
The Snowdonia National Park was established 63 years ago today, and aren't we so pleased that it was! This week the town of Llanberis at the foot of Snowdon played host to an outdoor tourism conference which served as a great reminder of what a fantastic place the National Park is for all different kind of holidays - so whether your idea of a fun strenuous activity is mountain climbing or shopping do read on.
The BBC reported this week on an app, developed in conjunction with the National Library of Wales which house the original manuscripts, aimed at helping people learn the Welsh National Anthem. I for one need all the help I can get so I will certainly be giving it a go!