December Days in Cardiff

December Days in Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales (B)

We arrived in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, on an early Saturday morning after travelling from Copenhagen to London by flight and then on a night bus from Gatwick Airport to Cardiff. Despite having to change busses twice during the 5,5-hour trip, we managed to get a bit of sleep in, so we weren’t completely exhausted when we finally reached the city.

Our main reason for going to Cardiff in December 2017 was to attend the annual TAG-conference on archaeological theory. The destinations for the conference change every year within the UK, and in 2017, it had come to Cardiff. And what better excuse to go to a new country!?

But as well as the conference, we also wanted to explore and take in the city of Cardiff. When we first arrived early in the morning, we went to our hostel to leave our luggage and then went into the city center while we waited for the check-in time at 2 PM. We spent the first two hours drinking hot drinks at McDonalds and when it was finally light, we set out to explore the main shopping area on High Street and St Mary Street. I ended up buying a Star Wars sweater, which was perfect for my outfit for our trip to the cinema the same evening. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: December Days in Cardiff
Guide Location: Wales » Cardiff
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Melissa Cherry Villumsen
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • High Street
  • St Mary Street
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Cardiff Bay
  • Cineworld Cinema
  • Winter Wonderland theme park
  • the River House