All over Europe, covered shopping arcades was THE vogue from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th. They are small historic pockets in many cities, and especially in Cardiff, the unpretentious capital of Wales, they hide everywhere.
No wonder Cardiff is called “City of Arcades” as it has most covered shopping arcades in all the UK. Ready to go on a shopping spree back in time?
As his roadtrip of southwest Ireland draws to an end, US-based traveller Saul Schwartz reaches the cute county of Cork.
Here, amongst fortresses and fishing villages in the southwest corner of Ireland, he discovers a castle, a kissing stone and one poisonous park. And many reasons to come back to Ireland.
As US-based traveller Saul Schwartz continues his roadtrip of the southwest of Ireland, he tours the renowned “Ring of Kerry”; a scenic drive through perhaps the most beautiful part of Ireland, offering sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly coloured farmhouses, winding lanes bordered with subtropical vegetation and a breathtaking panorama of the Lakes of Killarney.
Discover why this may well be “One Ring to Rule them All”.
Ireland, The Emerald Isle. Thousand shades of green, and weather that makes them possible. While Ireland may be wet most of the year, the glistening leaves sparkle after a rainshower and the humid climate promote this verdant countryside. US-based traveller Saul Schwartz roamed the roads of southwest Ireland before sent home due to the Corona virus travel ban. Here is the first of 3 accounts of his encounter with the Emerald Isle.
Many travellers to Europe these last couple of weeks have experienced the stressful task of getting home during the Coronavirus pandemic.
This is one of those stories, where a tour of Ireland turned into search for an escape. And where bureaucracy almost won over common sense. Follow US-based Saul Schwartz as he tries to get back home while giving advice about things to do differently in future times of travel.
London is a city like no other, and the same goes for its literature. As keen bibliophiles, we decided to go about mapping a famous piece of literature to the train station nearest where it was set on the tube map.
Complete your discovery of London’s intellectual attractions by following in the footsteps of its great works of fiction and let famous authors guide you through its streets.
A panting steam locomotive, hissing its way through a dense oak forest, traversing valleys and clinging to the mountain sides while offering spectacular views of a scenic nature. That is one of the best ways to take in the wonderful Welsh countryside. Or at least the most luxurious. Hop on board with us on a…