Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

Liz Barry Visits Cork

This month Liz Barry explores the city of Cork and discovers just how easy it is to pop across the Irish Sea and experience the craic.

After many years absence from the local coastline the Swansea to Cork ferry now managed by Fastnet Line has entered its second year of operation. The MV Julia offers a comfortable, stress free way to travel across the Irish Sea.

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Santorini

Liz Barry is never happier than when she is travelling with her camera – here she visits the Greek Island of Santorini – I defy anyone not to be envious! Santorini -Tremors, tourists, tavernas

One of the most spectacular Greek islands is Santorini, which is the only inhabited volcanic crater in the world. White-washed houses and blue-domed churches shimmer in the sunlight. The terraced villages look like tiers of a wedding cake as they

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Springtime in Paris

“I love Paris in the Spring time.” So goes the Cole Porter song and I have to agree! We recently spent a couple of days taking in the sights of France’s capital city and enjoyed the whole tourist experience.

“I love Paris in the Spring time.” So goes the Cole Porter song and I have to agree! We recently spent a couple of days taking in the sights of France’s capital city and enjoyed the whole tourist experience. Our

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Buffalo Bill Comes to Town!

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show Comes to Town! Tuesday 14th July 1903

At two o’clock on the morning of Tuesday 14th July 1903 a long black-painted train steamed into the Burrows Sidings at Swansea’s East Dock Station. Already a thousand people had gathered in the darkness to witness the arrival. The train

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Cambodia

Ancient Culture - modern carnage

Phnom Penh the capital city of the Kingdom of Cambodia sits at the confluence of three rivers the Mekong, the Bassac and Tonle Sap. A fast boat along the Mekong River had been the means of transportation for me and

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