History lovers who want to find out more about Wales would do well to sign up for one of these tours.
Get to know the huge Caerphilly Castle, with its complex moats and working replica siege engines, on a guided tour. Or plan a trip for July, when The Big Cheese Festival rolls into town.
It might not be the most lighthearted attraction around, but the Beaumaris Gaol and Courthouse is fascinating. The courthouse was built in the 17th-century and a great audio guide tells its story well.
Head underground on a tour of the Llechwedd Slate Caverns to find out what life was like for children who mined for slate. It’s a real eye-opener, especially for those who think modern working conditions are tough.
Another good spot to learn about the jobs of the past is Erddig, a country house near Wrexham. Here you can explore the different quarters of the building and learn about the divisions between masters and their servants.
Go further back in time at Aberconwy House, where well-trained staff evoke the life and times of a medieval merchant, and then explore Conwy Castle and the medieval town walls, too.
Few things in life are as unappealing as smelly shoes. There’s something about the distinctive odor of stanky feet that’s almost vomit-inducing. When you’re traveling, the stench can really sneak up you. Here are some tips for keeping your shoes fresh and ready to stroll.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Barcelona’s insane popularity and large influx of visitors as of late may have some travelers steering away from the Mediterranean coastal city, but just outside the overpopulated center of the city, known as Ciutat Vella, are quieter neighborhoods that offer more of a local feel and don’t come with exorbitant tourist prices. El Poble-Sec is one such area that rests between the towering Montjuic park and the Old Town, making it a nice escape but still close enough to access the sights.
Capturing a shot of ourselves in the most impressive, gorgeous places on earth can feel like an uncontrollable compulsion. But taking selfies can be dangerous, and even deadly without the right safety protocols in place. According to a selfies study from researchers associated with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, more than 250 people died while taking selfies over six years. And that number only accounts for people who lost their lives to the selfie craze and doesn't account for injuries.