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Big Pit National Coal Museum – Wales, United Kingdom

Digging Deep into My Family History at Big Pit Mine As my family and I, along with our ever-cheerful guide, crammed into the elevator, or ‘the cage’ as it is more accurately called, I had to swallow the rising panic in my throat. I may be a world traveller and adventurer, but I do have my [...]

By |2019-12-11T09:45:41+00:00December 10th, 2019|Family Adventures, United Kingdom, Wales|0 Comments

History, Romance, and Luxury at Roch Castle Hotel

Roch Castle Hotel Roch Castle Hotel, on the shores of St Brides Bay in St Davids Pembrokeshire, Wales, was built in 1195 AD. It’s hard for me, a new world Canadian, to fathom a structure so ancient. That is nearly three hundred years before Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492. Generations upon generations [...]

By |2019-12-11T09:52:02+00:00November 29th, 2019|Family Adventures, United Kingdom, Wales|0 Comments

Hilton Cardiff Hotel – Comfort, Convenience and a Castle!

“I think this will be the last time I enjoy my morning coffee while overlooking a castle” my mom gleamed. A little sad to say goodbye to her morning view from the executive level breakfast bar on the 7th floor. Waking up and enjoying breakfast served with a view of the Cardiff Castle was [...]

By |2019-12-10T12:32:50+00:00November 6th, 2019|Family Adventures, United Kingdom, Wales|0 Comments