Category: Travel

The power and prestige of the Silk road

Posted on: June 25, 2020

The wealth and power of the East was the stuff of legend in Western Europe. The Romans were aware of a fine civilization, a possible rival to their own beyond the strength of Persia and they were keen to trade with it. We do know that this was going on during their time as they have been some very rare examples of the garments they wanted. The West wanted to buy and trade silk. Image…

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Sites to see in Ancient Rome

Posted on: June 15, 2020

A visit to Ancient Rome is on most people’s travel list and it is no wonder, considering the amount of incredible sites that there are to see. The Roman Empire influenced much of our modern day life and there are buildings left that you can still see today that represent this. Here are some of the places that you should visit when on a trip to Ancient Rome. Image credit Colosseum – the largest amphitheatre…

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Llanelli, the largest Town in Carmarthenshire, South Wales

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Situated on the Loughor Estuary in the beautifully preserved County of Dyfed, you will find “Llanelli” the largest Town in Carmarthenshire, famous for its roots in Rugby and the Scarlets Rugby Region.  With a growing population of over thirty-five thousand people it is a great place to live, work and raise a family.  With many old, derelict, steel, coal and tinplate sites now being restored and used in regeneration schemes there is a thriving building…

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The green and pleasant Cotswolds is a sight to behold

Posted on: May 26, 2020

If you are thinking of taking a holiday in the UK this year then the Cotswolds is certainly a place to consider. There is so much to see and do there. Not only is it a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, with some of the most breathtaking rural landscapes and walks, it also offers history and heritage, a Zoo and even the chance to go swimming at an artificial beach. Image credit There is…

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Uganda 101: The Key Facts

Posted on: September 26, 2019

Situated in the east of Africa, with Kenya, South Sudan, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as its neighbours, Uganda is fast making a name for itself as a holiday destination for adventure seekers. Image Credit The main facts Uganda is one of Africa’s smaller countries and is comparable in size to the UK. It only has one city, the capital Kampala, and its international airport is located at Entebbe. Despite its diminutive…

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Hidden Galapagos: Exploring the Underwater Paradise

Posted on: September 25, 2019

Famous as the place that gave birth to Darwin’s theory of evolution, the Galapagos Islands are equally well known as the home of a diverse number of animals. Most people travelling to the Galapagos are hoping to spot the famous giant turtle on the beach or the immense giant tortoise; however, it is the underwater life that really makes it a destination worth heading to. Image Credit The Galapagos The archipelago is officially part of…

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