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A pilgrimage in the footsteps of the ancient saints for St Davids Day

March 1, 2021

Today is St David’s Day, so Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus! I made a pre-lockdown pilgrimage to Bardsey Island [pictured] in North Wales to follow in the footsteps of the ancient saints. Here’s an extract from my latest travel-writing feature, published today. When Pope Callixtus II decreed three pilgrimages to Bardsey… Read more

Ten wonderful Welsh break to book as travel opens up from mid April

February 26, 2021

Travel is starting to open up. The post-Covid road map put forward by the Westminster Government earlier this week provisionally allows for self-catering breaks in England from April 12. The Welsh Government has previously stated its hopes for staycation breaks in Wales around Easter. Cue the scramble of tourism operators… Read more

Travel Trends: The rise of the high-tech tourist guide marks a new frontier

February 15, 2021

February 21 marks International Tourist Guide Day, celebrating tourist guides as cultural ambassadors for their home regions. But guides — and that’s me pictured above, leading a ghost tour of Chester — haven’t had much to celebrate of late. As tourism fell victim to the pandemic, many guides found their… Read more