Elsewhere in Wales

Wales has a distinctive culture, including its own language, customs, politics, history, and distinctive traditions. It is more than the red Welsh dragon on the flag, daffodils and leeks, and being the land of song. Wales is more than a small region in Great Britain.

Only the Welsh can Cwtch

The word cwtch is the closest thing to the English equivalents’ ‘cuddle’, ‘snuggle’ and ‘hug’.  However, it has a deeper meaning for the Welsh.

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St Dwynwen’s Day – Welsh Valentine’s

St Dwynwen’s Day is celebrated every year on 25th January. It’s Wales’ very own Valentine’s Day.

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Ystradfellte in the Brecon Beacons

The area known as Waterfall Country where an unusually large number of publicly accessible falls. Ideal for hiking or coasteering.

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Weird and Wonderful Welsh Christmas Traditions

Some of the ways the people of Wales have enjoyed spending their Christmases over the years

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A brief history of Welsh Rarebit

Welsh rarebit or caws pobi in Welsh is a simple dish but it has a rich history and legends.

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Ghost hunting at Llancaiach Fawr

The fully restored Tudor Manor which is furnished as it would have been in 1645, including guides and characters in traditional dress.

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Healthy blueberry biscuit recipe

Like so many in lockdown, I spent more time baking. However, cooking from scratch has been a priority for me for some time, along with trying to stay in shape. My easy blueberry biscuit recipe takes minutes to prepare, and the sweet treat will be ready in 15 minutes.

Let’s talk about WUKA Period Pants

Can a women in her 30’s who has been using tampoons and sanitary pads for 20 years be convinced by WUKA period pads? Are they a fad fashion? Do they work? Would I feel clean? Will they smell? Will I leak? Would they put blood on all of my other clothes when I put them in the washing machine? Would it feel like I was wearing a nappy?


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