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Tintern Abbey

Beauty in the Ruins of Tintern Abbey

Rick Steves | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Tintern Abbey is one of most beautiful and evocative sights in all of Britain. And seeing a wedding ceremony inside was icing on the cake.

Rome Journal: Ruins

Francis Levy | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Francis Levy

Tintern Abbey is a famous ruin. Wordsworth's poem, "Tintern Abbey"(1798) reflects the once grand structure's sublimity.


Francis Levy | Posted 02.05.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

Heidegger said that the only way to live an authentic existence is through the awareness of death. By this definition Zadie Smith is living an inauthe...

15 Magical Places I've Discovered (And Fell In Love With)

Anouska Stahlmann | Posted 08.08.2013 | Teen
Anouska Stahlmann

I've traveled all over the country and I've been to several places in Wales and Scotland and found that there are colorful places in the UK if you look hard enough. So these are the places in the UK that I love the most.

The Romantic Charm Of Wales

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

It was built in 1131 as a religious house by Cistercian Monks and despite the shell of this structure being open to the skies, it remains the best-preserved medieval abbey in Wales.