Posts Tagged ‘ snowdonia ’

Where the experts holiday: Elliott Grant, founder of travel and location app Hoof

Dec 19th, 2017 | By

Here Elliott Grant, creator of Hoof – a new trip curation app that allows users to log their travels and connect with like-minded travellers – shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers…

Wales’ Best Places competition

Aug 16th, 2016 | By
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The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) have announced the short list for its Wales’ Best Places competition.

There’s more to Snowdonia than a mountain

May 9th, 2016 | By

Public art has the ability to capture the interest of millions. Anthony Gormley’s Angel of the North draws tens of thousands as do the Kelpies in Falkirk.

Visited a national park? 73% of the Welsh have

Nov 15th, 2013 | By

12 million people a year visit the three Welsh national parks a new report says. And they spend £1 billion a year which I make is over £83 for each and every visitor.

Wales in Los Angeles

Feb 26th, 2012 | By

I have been in Los Angeles to see the LA Times Travel Show, one of the largest in the US. I expected to see stalls promoting parts of California, the Caribbean and Asia but Wales?

21st June: The Summer Solstice

Jun 21st, 2010 | By

Once again, I am going to relate what I am learning in my Geology studies to today: the Summer Solstice.
As you might remember from your science classes at school, our planet takes just over 365 days to orbit the Sun, a process upon which our calendar year is based. The Earth’s axis is tilted at an angle of 23.5 degrees: different parts of the Earth receive varying amounts of sunlight during the year, giving us our four seasons. The Summer Solstice, on the 21st June, represents the longest day of the year.