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Everything You Need to Know Before Attending Hay Festival 2022

For bibliophiles, the quaint settlement of Hay-on-Wye likely needs no introduction. The book town of Wales is famous for its many bookshops, shelving on the streets, and of course, Hay Festival, an annual literary festival celebrating all book-related affairs. Today, the Hay Literary Festival is one of the world’s top cultural and literary festivals and …

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What is Boxing Day? And why does the UK Celebrate it?

If you happen to live in the UK, then you’ll know that the day after Christmas is Boxing Day… And that means a bank holiday in certain countries (often meaning a time when banks are closed and stores have limited hours)! But what is Boxing Day? And why is it celebrated in the United Kingdom, …

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Hay-on-Wye Guide: The Adorably Cute Book Town of Wales

Books in the castle, shelves on the streets and more little boutique bookstores than you could ever have thought possible: this is Hay-on-Wye, an adorable town on the Welsh/ English border. Filled with all things book related and plenty of quaint eateries where you can enjoy traditional British grub with your new purchases, if you’re …

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A GUIDE TO PENGENFFORDD: A STAY IN THE HEART OF THE BRECON BEACONS

When planning our road trip through Southern England and Wales a couple of weeks ago, there was one place I absolutely wanted to visit: the Brecon Beacons. But with the winter days being as short as they are, a trip to the National Park was looking more and more unlikely… Unless we actually stayed overnight …

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Best of the South West: Three Days in England & Wales Itinerary

In spite of the rain, South West England and Southern Wales truly are beautiful places to visit- perhaps even some of the most stunning locations in the entirety of the United Kingdom. Full of culture and oodles of history, a road trip here is the perfect place to spend a long weekend. Soak up the …

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