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Swansea Valley (Cwm Tawe)

American Girl in Wales... the Texas Way

The Swansea Valley (Welsh: Cwm Tawe), is one of the South Wales Valleys. It is the name given to the valley of the River Tawe area in South Wales.

It reaches southwest and south from the Brecon Beacons National Park down to the city of Swansea.

The area is divided between the City and County of Swansea, Neath Port Talbot County Borough, and Powys.

Craig-y-Nos Castle meaning; “Rock of the Night. A Victorian-Gothic country house in Wales. Built on parkland beside the River Tawe in the upper Swansea Valley, it is located on the southern edge of Fforest Fawr in Powys.

The former estate of opera singer Adelina Patti, part of the complex is now used as a boutique hotel, catering, conferencing and entertainment venue.

The castle grounds are surrounded by the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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A few Father’s Day gift ideas!

Bridgend, Coast & Valleys

This Sunday is Father’s Day, which means there’s never been a better time to show Dad just how much you mean to him by treating him to a holiday with a difference in Bridgend County. Whether he’d be most at home putting from a coastal green, riding a few Welsh waves or racing through the valleys by mountain bike, here are just a few great ideas:
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Take him… golfing!

As you might have heard, Bridgend County is actually one of the UK’s hidden golfing gems – with world class courses stretching from the sands of Rest Bay to the rugged Welsh valleys. We’re also a hugely unstuffy golf destination, which means dad can come and have fun for 18 rounds without fear of landing in those bunkers. For more information on our golfing packages, take a look at this blog.
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A few Father’s Day gift ideas!

Bridgend, Coast & Valleys

This Sunday is Father’s Day, which means there’s never been a better time to show Dad just how much you mean to him by treating him to a holiday with a difference in Bridgend County. Whether he’d be most at home putting from a coastal green, riding a few Welsh waves or racing through the valleys by mountain bike, here are just a few great ideas:
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© Crown copyright (2015) Visit Wales © Crown copyright (2015) Visit Wales

Take him… golfing!

As you might have heard, Bridgend County is actually one of the UK’s hidden golfing gems – with world class courses stretching from the sands of Rest Bay to the rugged Welsh valleys. We’re also a hugely unstuffy golf destination, which means dad can come and have fun for 18 rounds without fear of landing in those bunkers. For more information on our golfing packages, take a look at this blog.
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© Crown copyright (2015) Visit Wales ©…

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Landscapes from South Wales

MonMari Photography

Living, working and photographing locally for 3 years now I built up my landscape’s gallery that I would like to share here with other photographers and people who also enjoy photography.
Reaching my destinations by bike mostly I managed to visit many hidden and undiscovered places here in Newport and around it. I not only make some nice pictures there but also have some amazing and relaxing moments I mostly spend meditating or connecting myself to the nature. That’s how going through my pictures later brings me back to what I felt there.

So here we have a little gallery of pictures I made while cycling around Newport during my free time.

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Vincent Tan spells out his Cardiff City plan: ‘We want Premier League return, but not spending silly money’

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Bluebirds owner says he remains committed to the club but that his management team will be ‘commercially clever’ in everything they do

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Snapshots of Northern Wales — My Home Away From Home

Lost Postcards

Aside from being the former residence of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as well as some highly amusing and inappropriate sheep jokes — Wales tends to be the most overlooked country in the U.K. It’s a bit like the embarrassing relative of the family who no one wants to admit being related to but is still invited to the reunion because hey…they’re family. Some people who don’t live in the U.K. actually think Wales is a part of England. So, here I am to set the record straight for a country that is very proud, has it’s own language, it’s own flag and what’s more some of the most beautiful landscape I have ever seen. Not to mention it’s a cheap weekend getaway when you don’t want to spend tons of money to fly somewhere. Here’s a few great areas to check out in northern Wales.

Trearddur Bay

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Networking at the Radisson Blu

Introbiz Marketing

This week, the Introbiz networking event will take place at the Radisson Blu hotel, located in the heart of the Welsh capital. It’s been a little while since we’ve been at this lovely venue, but we’re certainly excited to be heading back there.

On Thursday, March 19th from 4-6pm, members and visitors are invited to mingle with various businesses from all sorts of various industries. This event will be a busy one, so make sure you make the most of the opportunity.

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After collecting your badge at the reception area, you’ll make your way into the networking area. If you’re new to the networking world, Tracey and Paul Smolinski will be more than happy to introduce you to your target audience and our loyal members, trust me when I say, they’re all really friendly!

The first hour will be used for informal networking where you’re more than welcome to…

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DEPOT Cardiff Returns!

The Munch and Tattle

We can’t get enough of street food in Cardiff.  Only yesterday I posted some news about a brand new event called Street Food Warehouse (which you can read about here) and today I’m bring some more exciting news.

In recent years Cardiff has seen a huge growth in the popularity of street food and for good reason!  Cardiff is really starting to thrive in terms of street food and the growth is showing no signs of slowing down.  It’s a new year and I have been anxiously awaiting news about what we can expect in 2015.

If you don’t already know…. DEPOT is back!

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