The capital of Wales is surging in popularity with visitors. It’s easy to reach from London, and there is plenty to see. Here’s how you can experience the best of the city on a budget.
Start your day with breakfast at Garlands, an independent coffee shop that serves traditional breakfasts ($10). It’s an arty affair popular with trendy locals, and the coffee is fantastic.
Take a look around the 11th-century Cardiff Castle, where you can walk along the battlements and see bomb shelters used during World War II. If you pay a little extra you can take a Horse Tour, granting you access to a rooftop garden and other private rooms ($10).
At lunchtime, try The Classroom. This classy place does a set menu lunch deal for $15 that represents the best value meal in town. Think European fine dining in sophisticated surroundings.
Take a trip down to Cardiff Bay to look at the city’s iconic buildings and take a guided boat tour ($10), then head into town for some crate digging at Spillers Records. You might find some great souvenirs in this historic record shop, opened in 1894.
For dinner, check out Heaneys in Pontcanna. It’s a laid-back place serving high-quality food from chef Tommy Heaney, a finalist on TV show Great British Menu. Order à la carte or try a 10-course tasting menu for $48. It’s a splurge but worth it.
If you’ve got money to spare, head off for a drink at The Cricketers or The Cambrian Tap ($5 per drink).
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
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Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.